2016 US Code
Title 9 - Arbitration
Chapter 1 - General Provisions
Sec. 2 - Validity, irrevocability, and enforcement of agreements to arbitrate

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Citation 9 U.S.C. § 2 (2016)
Section Name

§2. Validity, irrevocability, and enforcement of agreements to arbitrate

Section Text

A written provision in any maritime transaction or a contract evidencing a transaction involving commerce to settle by arbitration a controversy thereafter arising out of such contract or transaction, or the refusal to perform the whole or any part thereof, or an agreement in writing to submit to arbitration an existing controversy arising out of such a contract, transaction, or refusal, shall be valid, irrevocable, and enforceable, save upon such grounds as exist at law or in equity for the revocation of any contract.

Source Credit

(July 30, 1947, ch. 392, 61 Stat. 670.)

Editorial Notes

DERIVATION

Act Feb. 12, 1925, ch. 213, §2, 43 Stat. 883.

Publication Title United States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 4, Title 9 - ARBITRATION
Category Bills and Statutes
Collection United States Code
SuDoc Class Number Y 1.2/5:
Contained Within Title 9 - ARBITRATION
CHAPTER 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS
Sec. 2 - Validity, irrevocability, and enforcement of agreements to arbitrate
Contains section 2
Date 2016
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 6, 2017
Positive Law Yes
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 43 Stat. 883
61 Stat. 670
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