Important COVID-19 Update: specialist service launched for commercial lease disputes

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9 April 2020: In light of increasing demand, NZDRC has today launched a new reduced cost and fixed fee arbitration and mediation service to assist parties to commercial leases who find themselves in a dispute as to their payment obligations due to the ongoing lockdown.

Further information may be found here or by contacting our Registry staff.

He waka eke noa.

Forms and Precedents

This page contains forms and precedents relevant to both NZDRC’s ad hoc arbitration offering and its institutional offering under the NZDRC Arbitration Rules. 

If you are unable to find what you are looking for, please contact us.

NZDRC ad hoc Arbitration

Set out in this section are a series of template agreements to arbitrate for parties who wish to arbitrate on an ad hoc basis under the Arbitration Act 1996. These may be downloaded and used free of charge. This library is regularly updated to ensure our forms and precedents remain current and comply with any amendments to the Act. As such, we would advise you to return to this page each time you wish to access any of these documents so that you can be sure you are using the most up-to-date version of the document.

Arbitration Agreement

Arbitration by sole arbitrator

(Party appointed)
 

Arbitration Agreement

Arbitration by sole arbitrator

(NZDRC appointed)
 

Arbitration AGREEMENT

Arbitration by three arbitrators

(Party appointed)
 

Arbitration Agreement

Arbitration by three arbitrators

(NZDRC appointed)
 

NZDRC Institutional Arbitration

Set out in this section are a series of template documents, which comply with the NZDRC Rules, which you may download and use free of charge. This library is regularly updated to ensure our forms and precedents remain current and comply with any amendments to the Rules. As such, we would advise you to return to this page each time you wish to access any of these documents so that you can be sure you are using the most up-to-date version of the document.

Notice of Arbitration

including Guidance Notes
 

Arbitration Agreement

in the form found at Appendix 2 to the NZDRC Arbitration Rules