Title 9 of the United States Code

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Title 9 of the United States Code outlines the role of arbitration in the United States Code. [1]



The Inter-American Convention on International Commercial Arbitration was adopted on 30 January 1975 and entered into force for the United States on 27 October 1990. [1]

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  1. 1 2 "United States Code". Office of the Law Revision Counsel . Retrieved November 21, 2015.