567. Appointment of arbitrator.

567.     Appointment of arbitrator.

The arbitrator must be a person appointed by agreement between the parties or, in default of agreement, a person appointed on the application of either of the parties by the President of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (the 'RICS')1. If the arbitrator dies, or is incapable of acting, a new arbitrator may be appointed as if no arbitrator had been appointed2.

If the parties fail to reach an agreement in writing as to any claims arising under the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 within eight months, the claim must be determined by arbitration3.

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