399. Application of arbitration clause.

399.     Application of arbitration clause.

Whether a particular dispute is within the scope of an arbitration clause depends in each particular case on the wording of the clause1. If the submission covers all disputes arising out of the contract, including disputes on questions of law, questions as to the true meaning and effect of the contract are thereby left to the arbitrator2; moreover such an arbitration clause will apply even if the contract has been repudiated by the party seeking to rely upon the arbitration clause3. The arbitration clause may be wide enough to enable an arbitrator