Disputes prohibited under Arbitration

  1. In any case dispute involving criminal offences are fully beyond jurisdiction of arbitration.
  2. Even in case of civil rights following matter cannot be referred to arbitration:
    1. Matrimonial matters and matters connected with conjugal rights.
    2. Industrial disputes and revenue matters (income tax & other tax matters).
    3. Testamentary matters under Succession Act.
    4. Motor vehicle accident.
    5. Matters under Indian Trust Act, trusteeship of charitable institutions, public charity matters failing within the purview of monopolies and restrictive Trade Practices Act.
    6. Determination of guardianship or wards.
    7. As per section 24 of Indian Contract Act matters relating to unlawful consideration are void hence these matters cannot be referred for arbitration.
    8. Insolvency matters, declaring a person insolvent.
    9. Dissolution or winding up of a company.
    10. Eviction or tenancy matters.