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Part I The Consensual Nature of Arbitration, 5 The Multiple Facets of Consent to Arbitration and the Determination of Jurisdiction

From: Consent in International Arbitration

Andrea Marco Steingruber

From: Oxford Legal Research Library (http://olrl.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2022. All Rights Reserved.date: 26 June 2022

Arbitral agreements — UNCITRAL Model Law
5.01 This chapter examines the multiple facets of consent to arbitration and discusses the determination of jurisdiction paying particular regard to issues concerning parties’ consent. ‘Consent’ is a term which can have different meanings. The term ‘consent’ can be defined as: ‘agreement, approval or permission as to some act or purpose, especially given voluntarily by a competent person; legally effective assent’.1 5.02 ‘Agreement’, on the other hand, is ‘a mutual understanding between two or more persons about their relative rights and duties regarding past or...
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