DHC scheme of appointment of arbitrators
Notification No.174/Rules/DHC Dated : 18.8.2003
In exercise of the power conferred by Sub-Section (10) of Section 11 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 (No.26 of 1996) read with Rule 12 of the Scheme for Appointment of Arbitrators, 1996 notified vide Notification No.16/Rules dated 29.1.1996, Hon’ble the Chief Justice of High Court of Delhi hereby makes , the following amendment in Rule 3(i)(a)(b)(c) of the said Scheme :-
For the existing Rule 3(i)(a)(b)(c) of the Scheme for Appointment of Arbitrator, 1996 , the following shall be substituted, namely :-
“Authority to deal with the request
3(i) For the purpose of dealing with the request made under para 2, the Chief Justice hereby designates :-
(a) The Civil Judge where the value of the subject matter does not exceed Rs.3 lakh.
(b) the District/Judge/Additional District Judge where the value of the subject matter does not exceed Rs.20 lakh and
(c) the Judge of the High Court exercising ordinary original civil jurisdiction, where the value of the subject matter exceeds Rs.20 lakh.”
Note : The above amendment shall come into force w.e.f. 16.7.2003.
BY ORDER OF THE COURT