LRMA 3.1. QUALIFICATIONS (a) Arbitration Panel. There shall be a panel of arbitrators in such numbers as the Superior Court Judges may from time to time determine. A person desiring to serve as an arbitrator shall complete an information sheet on the form prescribed by the court. A list of the names of arbitrators available to hear cases, and the information sheets filed by them, will be available for public inspection at the Administrator's office. The oath of office, in a form prescribed by the court, must be completed and filed prior to an applicant being placed on the arbitration panel. (b) Refusal - Disqualification. The appointment of an arbitrator is subject to the right of that person to decline to serve. An arbitrator must notify the Administrator immediately if declining to serve or if any cause exists for the arbitrator's disqualification from the case upon any of the grounds of interest, relationship, bias, or prejudice set forth in the Code of Judicial Conduct, Rule 2.11 governing the disqualification of judges. If disqualified, the arbitrator will immediately return all materials in a case to the Administrator. [Amended effective September 1, 2012]
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