FAQ

1. How does the arbitrators’ decision become executory?

In order for a decision by the Council for the arbitration of accounts to become executory, a motion for homologation must be presented before the civil courts. For more information, please contact the court house in your judicial district or a lawyer.

2. Can the parties be represented by a lawyer in the arbitration application and hearing process?

Under the applicable regulation respecting the conciliation and arbitration of accounts, each party may be assisted by a lawyer.

3. Is arbitration free?

Under the applicable regulation respecting the conciliation and arbitration of accounts, the Council for the arbitration of accounts may decide the arbitration expenses, which are the expenses incurred by the Order for the arbitration, and it has full discretion to award costs to one of the parties or to share them between the parties. However, the total expenses may not exceed 15% of the amount in dispute.

For more information

Please contact the Secretary to the Council for the Arbitration of Accounts by email at info@cpaquebec.ca.

View the contact information of the Secretariat and the Legal Affairs Vice-Presidency.

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