Protocol for decisions on applications for consolidation and joinder and challenges to arbitrators under the ACICA Rules 2016

ACICA may receive applications for consolidation, joinder or to challenge an arbitrator in accordance with relevant provisions of the ACICA Arbitration Rules 2016 and ACICA Expedited Arbitration Rules 2016.

ACICA has developed the Protocol for decisions on applications for consolidation and joinder and challenges to arbitrators under the ACICA Rules 2016 to provide a transparent process for the consideration and determination of applications.  In accordance with the Protocol and the relevant provisions of the ACICA Rules, ACICA Council Members make recommendations to the ACICA Executive on applications received by ACICA.

The Protocol applies to all applications for consolidation, joinder or to challenge an arbitrator, received by ACICA on and from 1 May 2017.