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§ 3-211. Selection of arbitrators

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCourts and Judicial Proceedings

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Courts and Judicial Proceedings
Title 3. Courts of General Jurisdiction--Jurisdiction/Special Causes of Action (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 2. Arbitration and Award (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 3-211
§ 3-211. Selection of arbitrators
Provision in arbitration agreement
(a) If the arbitration agreement provides a method of appointment of arbitrators, this method shall be followed.
Absence of provision in agreement
(b) In the absence of a provision in the agreement, a party may file a petition with a court to appoint one or more arbitrators.
Court appointment of arbitrator
(c) A court shall appoint one or more arbitrators if:
(1) The arbitration agreement does not provide a method of appointment;
(2) The agreed method fails or for any reason cannot be followed; or
(3) An appointed arbitrator fails or is unable to act and his successor has not been appointed.
Powers of court appointed arbitrator
(d) A court appointed arbitrator has all the powers of an arbitrator specifically named in the agreement.


Added by Acts 1973, 1st Sp. Sess., c. 2, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1974.
Formerly Art. 7, § 3.
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 3-211, MD CTS & JUD PRO § 3-211
Current through legislation effective through April 9, 2023, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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