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§ 3-206. Validity and enforceability of arbitration agreement

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCourts and Judicial ProceedingsEffective: January 1, 2009

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)
Effective: January 1, 2009
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 3-206
§ 3-206. Validity and enforceability of arbitration agreement
In general
(a) Except as otherwise provided in this subtitle, a written agreement to submit any existing controversy to arbitration or a provision in a written contract to submit to arbitration any controversy arising between the parties in the future is valid and enforceable, and is irrevocable, except upon grounds that exist at law or in equity for the revocation of a contract.
Application of subtitle
(b) This subtitle does not apply to an arbitration agreement between employers and employees or between their respective representatives unless it is expressly provided in the agreement that this subtitle shall apply.


Added by Acts 1973, 1st Sp. Sess., c. 2, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1974. Amended by Acts 2008, c. 665, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 2009.
Formerly Art. 7, § 1.

Editors' Notes

Uniform Law
This section is based upon § 1 of the Uniform Arbitration Act. See Vol. 7, Pt. I, Uniform Laws Annotated, Master Edition, or ULA Database on Westlaw.
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 3-206, MD CTS & JUD PRO § 3-206
Current through all legislation from the 2019 Regular Session of the General Assembly.
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