2015 ORS 36.635¹
Initiation of arbitration

(1) A person initiates an arbitration proceeding by giving notice in a record to the other parties to the agreement to arbitrate in the agreed manner between the parties or, in the absence of agreement, by certified mail, return receipt requested and obtained, or by service as authorized for summons under ORCP 7 D. The notice must describe the nature of the controversy and the remedy sought.

(2) Unless a person objects for lack or insufficiency of notice under ORS 36.665 (Arbitration process) (3) not later than the beginning of the arbitration hearing, the person by appearing at the hearing waives any objection to lack or insufficiency of notice. [2003 c.598 §9]

Note: See notes under 36.600 (Definitions).

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)


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 36—Mediation and Arbitration, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors036.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 36, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano036.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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