review of the new Arbitration Act, no-2 of 2020 (“the Arbitration Act”)

In February, 2020, Parliament enacted the Arbitration Act (No. 2 of 2020) under a certificate of urgency, replacing the Arbitration Act, (Cap. 15 R.E. 2002), one of the few remaining statutes enacted under the colonial administration. The new Act introduces new methods of dispute resolution including adjudication and reconciliation and brings into the Act certain criminal conduct that may be dealt with through conciliation.

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an overview of the Written Laws (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act, (Act no. 1 of 2020)

The Written Laws (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act, (Act No-1 of 2020), the very first enactment made in 2020, has amended various laws, with only one purpose, to cloth any local government, government agency or entity, public corporation or any entity where Government has equity, with sovereign immunity in relation to suits and execution of court decrees and related matters.

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