Clause Referring Future Disputes to Alternative Dispute Resolution- Short Form 2

Clause Referring Future Disputes to Alternative Dispute Resolution- Short Form 2


Short form 2


If any dispute/disagreement whatsoever arises out of or in relation with this Agreement or the breach, termination, enforcement, or the construction, meaning, validity, or operation thereof, including the determination of the scope or applicability of this agreement to arbitrate, shall be determined by arbitration (state place of arbitration ) e.g. in Ikeja in Lagos state of Nigeria, before 3 arbitrators the parties shall subject [with the assistance of the Centre for Dispute Resolution] seek to resolve the disagreement amicably by using an alternative dispute resolution (`ADR ) procedure acceptable to both parties [before pursuing any other remedies whatsoever available to them].

If either party fail, neglect, or refuse to agree to or participate in the ADR procedure or if in any event the dispute/disagreement is not resolved to the satisfaction of both parties within 60 days (or the  stipulated period agreed to by the parties ) after it has arisen the Dispute/disagreement shall be referred to arbitration in accordance with the Arbitration  and Conciliation Act Chapter A 18 LFN 2004, (or the law being in force when the disagreement arise ) before pursuing whatever remedies that are available to the parties, by applying the following procedures:



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