9D. Arbitrator to have certain powers of Civil Courts.—
1[9D. Arbitrator to have certain powers of Civil Courts.—The arbitrator appointed under section 9B, while holding arbitration proceedings under this Act, shall have all the powers of a civil court while trying a suit under the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 (5 of 1908) in respect of the following matters, namely:—
(a) summoning and enforcing the attendance of any person and examining him on oath;
(b) requiring the discovery and production of any document;
(c) reception of evidence on affidavits;
(d) requisitioning any public record from any court or office;
(e) issuing commissions for examination of witnesses.]
1. Ins. by Act 12 of 1972, sec. 10 (w.e.f. 20-4-1972).