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2004 Florida Statutes

Section 684.02, Florida Statutes 2004

684.02  Policy.--

(1)  It is the policy of the Legislature to encourage the use of arbitration to resolve disputes arising out of international relationships and to assure access to the courts of this state for legal proceedings ancillary to, or otherwise in aid of, such arbitration.

(2)  Any person may enter into a written undertaking to arbitrate any dispute then existing or thereafter arising between that person and another. If the dispute is within the scope of this chapter, the undertaking shall be enforced by the courts of this state in accordance with s. 684.22 without regard to the justiciable character of the dispute. In addition, if the undertaking is governed by the law of this state, it shall be valid and enforceable in accordance with ordinary principles of contract law.

History.--s. 1, ch. 86-266.