Mediation and Arbitration

ORS 36.600
Definitions


As used in ORS 36.600 (Definitions) to 36.740 (Relationship to electronic signatures in Global and National Commerce Act):

(1)

“Arbitration organization” means an association, agency, board, commission or other entity that is neutral and initiates, sponsors or administers an arbitration proceeding or is involved in the appointment of an arbitrator.

(2)

“Arbitrator” means an individual appointed to render an award, alone or with others, in a controversy that is subject to an agreement to arbitrate.

(3)

“Court” means a circuit court.

(4)

“Knowledge” means actual knowledge.

(5)

“Person” means an individual, corporation, business trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, joint venture, government, governmental subdivision, agency or instrumentality, public corporation or any other legal or commercial entity.

(6)

“Record” means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. [2003 c.598 §1; 2009 c.294 §3]
Note: 36.600 (Definitions) to 36.740 (Relationship to electronic signatures in Global and National Commerce Act) were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 36 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.
§§ 36.600 to 36.740

Notes of Decisions

Uniform Arbitration Act applies to actions filed on or after January 1, 2004, regarding agreement to arbitrate, regardless of date of agreement. Martin v. Comcast of California, 209 Or App 82, 146 P3d 380 (2006)

Uniform Arbitration Act applies to any arbitration agreement regardless of when arbitrating parties entered into agreement. Jeld-Wen, Inc. v. PacifiCorp, 240 Or App 124, 245 P3d 685 (2010)

Uniform Arbitration Act gives courts authority to deny motion to compel arbitration under arbitration clause on grounds that contract containing clause is unenforceable. Hinman v. Silver Star Group, LLC, 280 Or App 34, 380 P3d 994 (2016)


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