| Commentary

27 Revocation of arbitrator’s authority

| Commentary

27 Revocation of arbitrator’s authority

The parties are free to agree in what circumstances the authority of an arbitrator may be revoked1. In the absence of such agreement the authority of an arbitrator may not be revoked except by2:

  1. 27.1

        the parties acting jointly; or

  2. 27.2

        an arbitral or other institution or person vested by the parties with powers in that regard.

The parties’ agreement to revoke the authority of an arbitrator must be in writing, except where the parties also agree to terminate the underlying arbitration agreement3.

These rules do not affect the

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