406. Arbitration claims in the Technology and Construction Court.

Arbitration claims arising out of or connected with a construction or engineering arbitration are made to the Technology and Construction Court1 which follows the practice and procedure for arbitration claims established by Part 62 of the Civil Procedure Rules2. Claims which may be made in this way include:


    (1)     applications under the Arbitration Act 19963;


    (2)     claims to determine (a) whether there is a valid arbitration agreement; (b) whether an arbitration tribunal is properly constituted; or (c) what matters have been submitted to arbitration in accordance with an arbitration agreement4;


    (3)     claims to declare that an award by an