Applying for Arbitration

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Applying for Arbitration

To apply for Arbitration, download the application form and follow these instructions:

  1. Arbitration Fee payable by the Applicant:
    • $250.00 payable to CICMA. Ontario Chapter add HST $32.50. HST Number 82055 2792 send your cheque to your local Arbitration Chair with a copy of the Applicant's completed section of this form.
    • If the Respondent is cross claiming a fee of $250.00 applies. Ontario Chapter add HST $32.50 HST Number 82055 2792.
  2. For cases valued between $5,000 and $50,000, supply (5) copies of all pertinent documentation to support your case.
    • Applicant to send 5 copies to the Respondent.
    • The Respondent to complete Application and attach their pertinent documentation and retain 1 copy, send 1 complete set to the Applicant and 3 complete sets to the Chapter's Arbitration chair.
  3. For cases below $5,000:
    • Applicant to send 1 copy to the Respondent
    • The Respondent to complete Application and attach their pertinent documentation and send 1 complete set to the Applicant and 1 complete set to the Chapter's Arbitration chair

Note: Documents will be destroyed one year after the hearing.

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