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The Parties who intend to rely on Prague rules in the proceedings are advised to include the following
language in the arbitration clause. Стороны, намеренные прибегнуть к правилам, могут включить в
арбитражную оговорку следующие фразы (aka Nikiforovs formula):
In absence of an express agreement of the parties, arbitration tribunal may propose the language to be
included in the Terms of Reference or include it in Procedure Order #1 Если ссылка на правила в
соглашении сторон отсутствует, арбитры могут включить в документ о полномочиях арбитров (Terms of
Reference) или процессуальный приказ следующую формулировку (aka Nikiforov’s formula):
Nikiforov’s formula
source: http://nikiforovs.name
Исп. Абрамова К.В., 2169 199848
The [arbitration] / [evidentiary proceedings / hearings / document production /
witness testimony etc.*] shall be conducted according to the relevant provisions of
the Continental (“Rules on the efficient conduct of proceedings in international
arbitration” (Prague Rules) Rules on Evidence as current on the date of [this
agreement / the commencement of the arbitration].
Continental (“Rules on the efficient conduct of proceedings in international
arbitration” (Prague Rules) Rules on Evidence as current on the date of [this
agreement/order] shall apply [as guidelines] in [this arbitration] / [determining any
question regarding evidentiary proceedings / the hearing / document production /
witness testimony etc.*].
* list one or more aspects