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§ 3-213. Time and place of arbitration hearing

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, § 3-213
§ 3-213. Time and place of arbitration hearing
Notice of hearing
(a)(1) Unless the agreement provides otherwise, the arbitrators shall designate a time and place for hearing and notify the parties, personally or by certified mail, return receipt requested, bearing a postmark from the United States Postal Service, not less than five days before the hearing.
(2) Appearance at the hearing waives the notice.
Adjournment or postponement of hearing
(b)(1) Except as provided in § 3-215(b) of this subtitle, the arbitration hearing shall be conducted by all the arbitrators.
(2) The arbitrators may adjourn the hearing from time to time as necessary.
(3) Upon request of a party and for good cause shown or on their own motion, the arbitrators may postpone the hearing to a time not later than the date set by the agreement for the award, unless the parties consent to a later date.
Absence of party
(c) The arbitrators may hear and determine the controversy upon the evidence produced notwithstanding the failure of a party duly notified to appear.
Prompt hearing and determination of controversy
(d) On petition of a party, the court may direct the arbitrators to proceed promptly with the hearing and determination of the controversy.


Added by Acts 1973, 1st Sp. Sess., c. 2, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1974. Amended by Acts 1983, c. 563; Acts 2006, c. 44, § 6, eff. April 8, 2006.
Formerly Art. 7, § 5.
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 3-213, MD CTS & JUD PRO § 3-213
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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