The mandate of the arbitrator terminates if: parties have fixed time-limit for rendering the award; the time-limit is extendable only by mutual consent; consent for extension is denied by one party; and, the award is not rendered within the time fixed. (Supreme Court)

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  Jayesh H. Pandya v. Subhtex India Ltd. 2019 SCC OnLine SC 1101[1] Supreme Court, 3-judge bench, N. V. Ramana, Mohan M. Shantanagoudar and Ajay Rastogi, JJ.; decided on 27 August 2019   The arbitration agreement set four months’ time for the arbitrator to make the award. This time-limit was extendable,

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Categories: De jure unable to perform functions |  Failure or impossibility to act |  Party autonomy |  Sanctity of party choice |  Termination of mandate |  Time limit for concluding arbitration