Objectives of the centre
The Ghana Arbitration Centre is an autonomous, non-profit making institution, incorporated in October 1996, as a company limited by guarantee under the Companies Code, 1963 (Act 179).
The objects of the Centre are:
- To provide a forum for the Resolution of disputes through Arbitration, and other alternative dispute resolution mechanisms (ADR).
- To promote the resolution of disputes through Arbitration and ADR and the study of the laws, rules, practices and procedures relating thereto.
- To promote opportunities for educating the public through the reading of papers, delivering of lectures and the holding of seminars on the subjects of Arbitration and ADR.
- To publish or assist in the publication of proceeding of the Centre and of books, articles and papers on Arbitration and ADR.
- To sponsor, study and research in Arbitration and ADR and provide fellowships, grants, scholarships and bursaries for this purpose to deserving applicants.
- To affiliate and or co-operate with any other Centre, societies or organizations which have similar objectives.
- To provide accreditation for members of the Centre to act as arbitrators or mediators or conciliators in resolving domestic and international disputes.