415. Powers of the adjudicator.

The adjudicator must act impartially in carrying out his duties and must do so in accordance with any relevant terms of the contract and must reach his decision in accordance with the applicable law in relation to the contract1. He must also avoid incurring unnecessary expense2.

The adjudicator may take the initiative in ascertaining the facts and the law necessary to determine the dispute, and must decide on the procedure to be followed in the adjudication3. In particular he may:


    (1)     request any party to the contract to supply him with such documents as he may reasonably require including, if