2018 Mississippi Code
Title 11 - Civil Practice and Procedure
Chapter 15 - Arbitration and Award
Arbitration of Controversies Arising From Construction Contracts and Related Agreements
§ 11-15-135. Application for modification or correction of award; grounds; joinder with application for vacating award.

Universal Citation: MS Code § 11-15-135 (2018)
  • (1) Upon application made by a party to the arbitration within ninety (90) days after receipt of a copy of the award, the court shall modify or correct the award where:

    • (a) There is an evident miscalculation of figures or an evident mistake in the description of any person, thing or property referred to in the award;

    • (b) The arbitrators have awarded upon a matter not submitted to them and the award may be corrected without affecting the merits of the decision upon the issues submitted; or

    • (c) The award is imperfect in a matter of form, not affecting the merits of the controversy.

  • (2) If such application is granted, the court shall modify and correct the award so as to effect its intent and shall confirm the award as so modified and corrected; otherwise, the court shall confirm the award as made.

  • (3) An application to modify or correct an award may be joined in the alternative with an application to vacate the award.

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