9 U.S.C. § 5 - U.S. Code - Unannotated Title 9. Arbitration § 5. Appointment of arbitrators or umpire




If in the agreement provision be made for a method of naming or appointing an arbitrator or arbitrators or an umpire, such method shall be followed;  but if no method be provided therein, or if a method be provided and any party thereto shall fail to avail himself of such method, or if for any other reason there shall be a lapse in the naming of an arbitrator or arbitrators or umpire, or in filling a vacancy, then upon the application of either party to the controversy the court shall designate and appoint an arbitrator or arbitrators or umpire, as the case may require, who shall act under the said agreement with the same force and effect as if he or they had been specifically named therein;  and unless otherwise provided in the agreement the arbitration shall be by a single arbitrator.





Read this complete 9 U.S.C. § 5 - U.S. Code - Unannotated Title 9. Arbitration § 5. Appointment of arbitrators or umpire on Westlaw

FindLaw Codes are provided courtesy of Thomson Reuters Westlaw, the industry-leading online legal research system. For more detailed codes research information, including annotations and citations, please visit Westlaw.

FindLaw Codes may not reflect the most recent version of the law in your jurisdiction. Please verify the status of the code you are researching with the state legislature or via Westlaw before relying on it for your legal needs.