2017 ORS 36.490¹
Procedures subject to agreement by parties
  • procedure in absence of agreement

(1) Subject to the provisions of ORS 36.450 (Definitions for ORS 36.450 to 36.558) to 36.558 (Short title), the parties are free to agree on the procedure to be followed by the arbitral tribunal in conducting the proceedings.

(2) If the parties fail to agree, subject to the provisions of ORS 36.450 (Definitions for ORS 36.450 to 36.558) to 36.558 (Short title), the arbitral tribunal may conduct the arbitration in such a manner as it considers appropriate.

(3) The power of the arbitral tribunal under subsection (2) of this section includes the power to determine the admissibility, relevance, materiality and weight of any evidence. [1991 c.405 §22]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 36—Mediation and Arbitration, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors036.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.