| Commentary

60 Loss of right to object

| Commentary

60 Loss of right to object

Pursuant to the Arbitration Act 1996 Section 73(1), if a party takes part in or continues to take part in the arbitral proceedings without promptly raising any objection:

  1. 60.1

        as to jurisdiction; and/or

  2. 60.2

        that there has been an irregularity in the proceedings,

it may lose its right to challenge the tribunal’s award under Section 67 or 68 respectively1.

A party should raise any jurisdictional objection arising at the outset of the arbitral proceedings by no later than the time when it takes the first step in the proceedings to contest the merits2, and must raise

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