The M.P. Accommodation Requisition (Arbitration) Rules, 1959
Published vide Notification No. 4511-3011-2-A(3) dated, 19th November, 1959, Madhya Pradesh Gazette Part 4-Ga, dated 4-12-1959, p. 993
1. These rules may be called The Madhya Pradesh Accommodation Requisition (Arbitration) Rules, 1959.
2. The arbitrator appointed under clause (ii) of sub-Section (1) of Section 4 of the Madhya Pradesh Accommodation (Requisition) Act, 1948, shall follow in arbitration such procedure as is consistent with justice, equity and good conscience.
3. The arbitrator shall have all the powers of a Civil Court under the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908, for the purpose of taking evidence on oath (which such arbitrator is hereby empowered to administer) and of enforcing the attendance of witnesses and compelling the production of documents and material objects, and the arbitrator shall be deemed to be Civil Court for all the purposes of Section 195 and of Chapter XXXV of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898.
4. The arbitrator and the appellate authority shall follow the same principles in regard to the appointment of costs, as are laid down in Section 35 of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908.
5. (1) Any party aggrieved by an award of the arbitrator may appeal within thirty days of the date of the award :
Provided that any party aggrieved by an award of the arbitrator made before the date of the coming into force of these rules may appeal within thirty days from the said date.
(2) The provisions of Section 12 of the Indian Limitation Act, 1908, shall apply to all appeals under these rules.
6. The Central Provinces and Berar Arbitration (Accommodation Requisition) Rules, 1948, and all other rules corresponding thereto in force in any region of the State of Madhya Pradesh immediately before the commencement of these rules are hereby repealed :
Provided that anything done or any action taken under any of the rules so repealed shall, unless such thing or action is inconsistent with any of the provisions of these rules, be deemed to have been done or taken under the corresponding provisions of these rules.