The Legal Framework for Arbitration

General Information

  • UNCITRAL Model-Law based: Yes.

  • Legal Provisions: International Arbitration Act 2008 (Act No. 37 of 25 November 2008) as amended.

Arbitral Institutions

  • MCCI Arbitration and Mediation Center (MARC)

  • LCIA - MIAC Arbitration Centre

  • Permanent Court of Arbitration at the Mauritius Chamber of Commerce and Industry

  • Mauritius International Arbitration Centre (MIAC)

Multilateral Conventions

  • New York Convention: Yes (ratification/accession: 19 June 1996); reservations: Referring to paragraphs 1 and 2 of Article X of the Convention, the Republic of Mauritius declares that this Convention will extend to all the territories forming part of the Republic of Mauritius.

  • European Convention: No.

  • ICSID Convention: Yes (ratification/accession: 2 June 1969).

  • Energy Charter Treaty: No.


Last updated February 2019