UNCITRAL MODEL LAW ON
INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION
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Article 33. Correction and interpretation of award; additional award
(1) Within thirty days of receipt of the award, unless another period of time has been agreed upon
by the parties:
(a) a party, with notice to the other party, may
request the arbitral tribunal to correct in the award any errors in computation,
any clerical or typographical errors or any errors of similar nature;
If the arbitral tribunal considers the request to be justified, it shall make the correction or give the
interpretation within thirty days of receipt of the request. The interpretation shall form part of the
(b) if so agreed by the parties, a party, with notice to
the other party, may request the arbitral tribunal to give an interpretation of
a specific point or part of the award.
(2) The arbitral tribunal may correct any error of the type referred to in paragraph (1)(a) of this
article on its own initiative within thirty days of the date of the award.
(3) Unless otherwise agreed by the parties, a party, with notice to the other party, may request,
within thirty days of receipt of the award, the arbitral tribunal to make an additional award as to
claims presented in the arbitral proceedings but omitted from the award. If the arbitral tribunal
considers the request to be justified, it shall make the additional award within sixty days.
(4) The arbitral tribunal may extend, if necessary, the period of time within which it shall make a
correction, interpretation or an additional award under paragraph (1) or (3) of this article.
(5) The provisions of article 31 shall apply to a correction or interpretation of the award or to an
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