The Legal Framework for Arbitration in Bahamas

General Information

  • UNCITRAL Model-Law based: No.
  • Legal Provisions: Statute Law of The Bahamas, Vol. III, Chap. 180 on Arbitration, 52 of 53 Vict., c. 49 extended by 20 of 1899 and by 26 of 1925.
  • The English version of Chapter 180 on Arbitration is available on Bahamas Laws On-line.

Multilateral Conventions

  • New York Convention: Yes (ratification/accession: 20 December 2006); reservations: none.
  • European Convention: No.
  • ICSID Convention: Yes (ratification/accession: 19 October 1995); reservations: none.
  • Energy Charter Treaty: No. 

Arbitral Institutions

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Last updated November 2016