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Rules of the Superior Courts

Amendment to: Order 63A
S.I. No. 361 of 2010: Rules of the Superior Courts (Arbitration) 2010


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2. Nothing in these Rules shall:

      (a) affect the validity of any step taken or any other thing done in any proceedings concerning any arbitration initiated before the repeal by section 4 of the Arbitration Act 2010 of the Arbitration Acts 1954 to 1998 (in this Article, the “repeal”), and any such proceedings shall, save where the court in those proceedings otherwise orders, be continued and completed as if these Rules had not been made;

      (b) require that any proceedings, whether or not pending before a court or before an arbitral tribunal at the time of the repeal, in respect of any right, privilege, obligation or liability acquired, accrued or incurred under the Arbitration Acts 1954 to 1998 be taken in accordance with these Rules and any proceedings taken under those Acts in respect of any such right, privilege, obligation or liability may be instituted, continued or enforced as if these Rules had not been made.

3. The Rules of the Superior Courts are amended:

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      (iv) by the substitution for paragraph (c) of the definition of “commercial proceedings” in rule 1 of Order 63A of the following paragraph:

        “(c) any application or proceedings under the Arbitration Act 2010 (other than an application or request for an order under Article 8(1) of the Model Law or Article II.3 of the New York Convention (each within the meaning of section 2(1) of that Act)) where the value of the claim or any counterclaim is not less than €1,000,000;”;
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