Trade Disputes in Australia

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Arbitration is a way of solving disputes which arrives at a final decision.
Arbitration Law
At the State level:
New South Wales Commercial Arbitration Act 1984

Victorian Commercial Arbitration Act 1984
Queensland Commercial Arbitration Act 1990

South Australian Commercial Arbitration Act 1996
Western Australian Commercial Arbitration Act 1985
Tasmanian Commercial Arbitration Act 1986
ACT Commercial Arbitration Act 1986
Northern Territory Commercial Arbitration Act 1985
Conformity to International Commercial Arbitration Rules
Party to the New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards.
Party to the Geneva Protocol on Arbitration Clauses.
Party to the Geneva Convention of the Execution of Foreign Arbitral Awards.
Arbitration Procedure
Any person or company facing a dispute can resort to arbitration on condition that both parties wish to resort to this procedure. The sentence decided by the arbitrators is not binding. If the person sentenced refuses to carry it out, the other party will have to resort to a state tribunal for a ruling. The person sentenced can refer to the Court of Appeal to request the quashing of the sentence.
Permanent Arbitration Bodies
Australian centre for commercial arbitration (Sectors Covered: All)

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