| Commentary

24 Role of chairman of arbitral tribunal

| Commentary

24 Role of chairman of arbitral tribunal

The chairman’s role is broadly to take charge of the conduct of the proceedings, including meetings and hearings, and the deliberations of the arbitral tribunal1. The parties are free to agree on the functions to be exercised by the chairman ‘in relation to the making of decisions, orders and awards’2. For example, they may agree that the chairman is empowered to rule on certain procedural matters alone. In the absence of such an agreement, all decisions, orders and awards, including on procedural matters, will require the agreement of all

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