Apply for Arbitration

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Are you seeking Declaratory Relief only?

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Please enter the amount in dispute (inclusive of GST, value added tax, or any other similar tax which might apply). In calculating the amount in dispute, interest will not be taken into account unless the interest claimed by a Party exceeds the aggregate principal amount, in which case enter the value of the interest claim alone.

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Select the number of arbitrators required:

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  • 2 or more
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Please select the nunmber of Parties

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You may qualify for a fixed fee service. Does your matter contain 3 or less issues in dispute?

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Does your matter meet the conditions for the fixed fee service?

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Contract Documents together with 15 single sided A4 pages of submissions and evidence in relation to the Claim or Counterclaim.

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Are you seeking any Urgent Interim Relief?

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PRELIMINARY PAYMENT

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Urgent Interim Relief Admin Fees

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The Claimant (Applicant) hereby requests the New Zealand International Arbitration Centre (NZIAC) to appoint an Arbitral Tribunal and to manage and administer the procedures in relation to that Arbitration.
**Please ensure that you complete this application carefully and that all details provided are correct. **

Claimant's Details (Applicant)

Claimant Name
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Contact Person Name
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Claimant Address
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Claimant Email
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Claimant Phone
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Respondent's Details

Respondent Name
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Respondent Address
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Agreement to Arbitrate: Have the parties agreed to arbitrate with NZIAC?


The agreement to arbitrate may exist by way of an express agreement to arbitrate with NZIAC, or through an existing contract between the parties that contains an arbitration clause

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An Agreement to Arbitrate is required: Before proceeding, the parties will need to agree to arbitrate with NZIAC. If the parties have not entered a contract with an arbitration clause, the parties can sign the Arbitration Agreement at Appendix 2 to the
NZIAC Arbitration Rules. Once you have done so, please return to complete the Arbitration Application.

What form of agreement have you entered into?

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Please upload a copy of the signed NZIAC Arbitration Agreement
(Agreement to submit dispute to Arbitration with NZIAC)
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Please upload a copy of the Arbitration Clause in your contract, together with the signature page of that contract
(This is the Dispute Resoluton Clause referring the parties to Arbitration)
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Notice of Arbitration


Before proceeding, you will need to serve a Notice of Arbitration on every other Party to the dispute. Once you have done so, please return to complete an Application for Arbitration.

The Notice of Arbitration was served on the other Parties to the dispute on:

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Confirm how the Notice of Arbitration was served:

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A copy of the Notice of Arbitration is attached?

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Special Requests/Requirements of Arbitral Tribunal


Please attach any document(s) recording the Parties’ agreement as to the composition of the Arbitral Tribunal, or where no agreement has been reached:



(a) any proposal as to the composition of the Arbitral Tribunal and, if it exists, any response to that proposal; and



(b) any document recording the Parties’ agreement as to the preferred expertise of the Arbitral Tribunal, or where no agreement has been reached, any proposal as to the preferred expertise of the Arbitral Tribunal and, if it exists, any response to that proposal.

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