509. Application of Part I of the Arbitration Act 1996.

The provisions of Part I of the Arbitration Act 19961 apply to arbitral proceedings commenced on or after 31 January 1997 under an arbitration agreement2 irrespective of when it was made3 where the seat of the arbitration4 is in England, Wales or Northern Ireland5.

The provisions of Part I also apply to every arbitration under an enactment