Article 205: Constitution of the List of Arbitrators


  1.         For the purposes of constituting the arbitral tribunal referred to in Article 206, the Secretary-General shall establish and maintain a List of Arbitrators comprising persons chosen strictly on the basis of impartiality, reliability and sound judgment and who shall:

(a) have expertise or experience in law, international trade, other matters covered by this Treaty, or the settlement of disputes arising under international trade agreements;

(b)        be independent of, and not be affiliated with or take instructions from any Member State; and

(c) comply with the Code of Judicial Conduct governing the behaviour of judges of the Court.

  1.         The term of an arbitrator, including that of any arbitrator nominated to fill a vacancy, shall be five years and may be renewed.