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RULE 15-101. APPLICATION OF UNIFORM ARBITRATION ACT TO CERTAIN PROCEEDINGS

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West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Maryland Rules
Title 15. Other Special Proceedings
Chapter 100. Arbitration (Refs & Annos)
MD Rules, Rule 15-101
RULE 15-101. APPLICATION OF UNIFORM ARBITRATION ACT TO CERTAIN PROCEEDINGS
(a) Binding Arbitration While Court Action Pending.
(1) Not Applicable to Certain Actions. This Rule does not apply to actions for judicial review of an order or action of an administrative agency.
(2) Consent; Order of Referral. If before trial all parties agree on the record or file a written stipulation agreeing to binding arbitration of the action or any issue, the court shall enter an order of referral to arbitration.
(3) Maryland Uniform Arbitration Act. Except to the extent provided otherwise in the order of referral, the Maryland Uniform Arbitration Act1 applies to the arbitration.
(b) Court Proceedings Regarding Binding Arbitration Not Governed by Uniform Arbitration Act. In connection with a binding arbitration conducted or sought to be conducted under common law or under a statute other than the Maryland Uniform Arbitration Act, unless otherwise required by applicable law, (1) court proceedings to confirm, vacate, modify, or enter judgment on a final written award are governed by the provisions of the Maryland Uniform Arbitration Act and (2) to the extent practicable, the procedure for obtaining other judicial relief shall be the same as the procedure in connection with an arbitration under the Maryland Uniform Arbitration Act.
Cross reference: Code, Courts Article, Title 3, Subtitles 2 and 2B.
Source: This Rule is in part new and is derived in part from former Rules E2, E3, and E4.

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[Adopted June 5, 1996, eff. Jan. 1, 1997.]

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Courts and Judicial Proceedings, ยง 3-201 et seq.
MD Rules, Rule 15-101, MD R SPEC P Rule 15-101
Current with amendments received through December 1, 2023. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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