About Us

The Malta Arbitration Centre was set up in 1996 and started its operations in March 2000 to provide for the settlement of disputes through arbitration in Malta in terms of the Arbitration Act, Chapter 387 of the Laws of Malta.

The functions of the Centre include, inter alia:

  • To encourage domestic arbitration as a means of settling disputes and  to provide the necessary facilities for the conduct of arbitration in Malta;
  • To promote Malta as a centre for international commercial arbitration and to provide for the conduct of international arbitration in Malta;
  • To advise the Government on any matter related to the field of arbitration in Malta.

The Centre is a body corporate having a distinct legal personality and is administered by a Board of Governors which is responsible for the policy and general administration of the affairs and business of the Centre.