The Legal Framework for Arbitration

General Information

  • UNCITRAL Model-Law based: Yes.

  • Legal Provisions: Irish Arbitration Act 2010 (No. 1 of 2010).

Arbitral Institutions

  • Dublin International Arbitration Centre (DIAC)

Multilateral Conventions

  • New York Convention: Yes (ratification/accession: 12 May 1981); reservations:

In accordance with Article I(3) of the said Convention the Government of Ireland declares that it will apply the Convention to the recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards made only in the territory of another Contracting State.

  • European Convention: No.

  • ICSID Convention: Yes (ratification/accession: 7 April 1981); reservations: none.

  • Energy Charter Treaty: Yes (ratification/accession: 30 March 1999); reservations: none.


Last updated February 2019