2018 Mississippi Code
Title 11 - Civil Practice and Procedure
Chapter 15 - Arbitration and Award
Arbitration of Controversies Arising From Construction Contracts and Related Agreements
§ 11-15-119. Nature of remedy; form and time of award.

Universal Citation: MS Code § 11-15-119 (2018)
  • (1) The arbitrators may grant any remedy or relief which is just, equitable and consistent with the agreement of the parties which is the subject of the arbitration.

  • (2) The award shall be in writing and shall be signed by the arbitrator joining in the award. The arbitrators shall deliver a copy to each party to the arbitration either personally or by registered or certified mail, or as provided in the agreement or provision.

  • (3) An award shall be made within the time fixed therefor by the agreement or provision for arbitration or, if not so fixed, within such time as the court may order on application of a party to the arbitration. The parties may, by written agreement, extend the time before or after the expiration thereof. A party waives the objection that an award was not made within the time required unless he notifies the arbitrators of his objection prior to the delivery of the award to him.

  • (4) An arbitrator may award attorney’s fees and costs to a prevailing party.

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