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§ 90‑21.62.  Selectionof arbitrator.

(a)        Selection byAgreement. – An arbitrator shall be selected by agreement of all the parties nolater than 45 days after the date of the filing of the stipulation where theparties agreed to submit the dispute to arbitration under this Article. Theparties may agree to select more than one arbitrator to conduct thearbitration. The parties may agree in writing to the selection of a particulararbitrator or particular arbitrators as a precondition for a stipulation to arbitrate.

(b)        Selection FromList. – If all the parties are unable to agree to an arbitrator by the timespecified in subsection (a) of this section, the arbitrator shall be selectedfrom emergency superior court judges who agree to be on a list maintained bythe Administrative Office of the Courts. Each party shall alternately strikeone name on the list, and the last remaining name on the list shall be thearbitrator. The emergency superior court judge serving as an arbitrator wouldbe compensated at the same rate as an emergency judge serving in superiorcourt. (2007‑541,s. 1.)