a[ 9D. Arbitrator to have certain powers of civil Courts.- The arbitrator appointed under section 9B, while holding arbitration proceedings under this Act, shall have all the powers of a civil court while trying a suit under the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 in respect of the following matters, namely:-

(a) summoning and enforcing the attendance of any person and examining him on oath;

(b) requiring the discovery and production of any document;

(c) reception of evidence on affidavits;

(d) requisitioning any public record from any court or office;

(e) issuing commissions for examination of witnesses.]

[a] Inserted by the Aircraft (Amendment) Act (12 of 1972), S.10 (20-4-1972).

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