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  • 7.12.7-ARBITRATION-TECHNICAL: PROCEDURE

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  • Technical: Procedure

     
     

    After the final replies have been received from all parties, the GCA Secretary selects a panel of three arbitrators from the association's register of technical arbitrators and ensures that they have no connection with any of the disputants. A mutually satisfactory time and a date are set. The arbitrators may approve a delay of five days if acceptable reasons are submitted in writing.

    The arbitrators receive copies of all the documents that have been filed and review them independently before the date of the arbitration. They elect their own chairperson to conduct the arbitration and hearings. The arbitrators may request the GCA counsel to attend and act as a legal adviser, but GCA counsel has no voice or vote in any decisions.

    The arbitrators assess costs on either or both of the parties.