inspection of the property that is subject of the dispute in arbitration. appointment of receivers.The arbitral tribunal is authorized under this section of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Act to exercise any of the powers mentioned therein. . or detention or preservation. directed against a party.. These additional powers of the arbitral tribunal include. but not limited to preliminary injunction. unless the parties have agreed that arbitral tribunal may not do so.

Those which are aimed at facilitating the enforcement of the award. a) b) a) . The interim measures of protection that an arbitral arbitration may take be classified into three stages: Those which are aimed at facilitating the conduct of the arbitral proceedings. Those which are aimed at avoiding loss damages and measures aimed at preserving the status quo.

 The jurisdiction of the court will be invoked when application with it is made by a party to implement an interim order issued by an arbitral tribunal. .  The court may either affirm or vacate the order or remand the issue to the arbitral tribunal for further proceedings.

.The issue of whether the court may modify the interim order of the arbitral tribunal raises a great deal of concern because it would involve the court in making an assessment of the merits of the order. This implies not only a repetition of the decision making process of the arbitral tribunal. but also that the court may be substituting its judgment for that of the arbitral tribunal. .

for hearing witnesses. unless the arbitral tribunal. having regard to the circumstances of the case. The arbitral tribunal may. Failing such agreement. experts. or for inspection of goods. other property or documents. the place of arbitration shall be in Metro Manila.  . or the parties. The parties are free to agree on the place of arbitration. meet at any place it considers appropriate for consultation among its members. including the convenience of the parties shall decide on a different place of arbitration. unless otherwise agreed by the parties.

and English or Filipino for domestic arbitration. This agreement or determination. Failing such agreement. any hearing and any award. decision or other communication by the arbitral tribunal. unless the arbitral tribunal shall determine a different or another language or languages to be used in the proceedings. the language to be used shall be English in international arbitration. The parties are free to agree on the language or languages to be used in the arbitral proceedings. unless otherwise specified therein.  . shall apply to any written statement by a party.

 The arbitral tribunal may order that any documentary evidence shall be accompanied by a translation into the language or languages agreed upon by the parties or determined in accordance with paragraph 1 of this section. .

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