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Title 7Subtitle BChapter VIIISubchapter BPart 869Subpart A → §869.9


Title 7: Agriculture
PART 869—REGULATIONS FOR THE UNITED STATES WAREHOUSE ACT
Subpart A—General Provisions


§869.9   Dispute resolution and arbitration of private parties.

(a) A person may initiate legal action in any court of competent jurisdiction concerning a claim for noncompliance or an unresolved dispute with respect to activities authorized under the Act.

(b) Any claim for noncompliance or an unresolved dispute between a warehouse operator or provider and another party with respect to activities authorized under the Act may be resolved by the parties through mutually agreed-upon arbitration procedures or as may be prescribed in the applicable licensing or provider agreement. No arbitration determination or award will affect AMS's authority under the Act.

(c) In no case will USDA provide assistance or representation to parties involved in an arbitration proceeding arising with respect to activities authorized under the Act.

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