Palestine Moving Ahead - New Draft of the Arbitration Law
Article from: TDM 2 (2015), in Arbitration in the Middle East: Expectations and Challenges for the Future
Arbitration roots in the Arab world and in Palestine goes back to more than 1400 years were the Holy Quran provided specifically the settlement of disputes through arbitrators. In one example, arbitrators are to be appointed to settle disputes between husband and wife in family matters. Another example is the divine instruction to Prophet Mohammad PBUH to arbitrate amongst the people who have disputes, and the rule thereafter that the decision is binding and shall be enforced. Subsequent Islamic history has also shown a resort to arbitration in many instances during the period of ...