The International Arbitration Act 1974: A Commentary, 3rd edition

A comprehensive annotation of key international arbitration legislation

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The International Arbitration Act 1974: A Commentary provides guidance on the interpretation of key international arbitration legislation. It includes a detailed commentary on the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration and the Convention on the Settlement of Investment Disputes between States and Nationals of Other States. The commentary follows the structure of the International Arbitration Act 1974 (Cth), making this an easy reference tool for practitioners and researchers. Provision-by-provision commentary on the Act is provided, with extensive references to both relevant Australian case law and important judicial consideration from foreign jurisdictions.

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  • Written by esteemed authors with extensive expertise in the field
  • Close examination of the Act with relevance to Australian legislation
  • Up-to-date commentary on recent developments in case law and legislation

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Table of contents

International Arbitration Act 1974


Legislative Background


Table of Provisions


Table of Amendments


Part I – Preliminary


Part II – Enforcement of Foreign Awards


Part III – International Commercial Arbitration


Part IV – Application of the Convention on the Settlement of Investment Disputes Between States and Nationals of Other States


Part V – General Matters


Schedule 1 – United Nations Conference on International Commercial Arbitration Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards


Schedule 2 – UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration (as Adopted by the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law on 21 June 1985, and as Amended by the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law on 7 July 2006)


Schedule 3 – Convention on the Settlement of Investment Disputes Between States and Nationals of Other States