On January 1, 2007 the Law on Arbitration courts #ZRU-64 as of October 16, 2006 has come into force and introduced a new approach to the settlement of disputes in the Republic of Uzbekistan. If previously the system of judicial dispute resolution has included economic, civil, administrative, criminal and military courts, commencing January 1, 2007 judicial system is widened to non-governmental arbitration courts.
The Law introduces for the following two types of arbitration courts:
permanent arbitration courts, that can be established under any legal person and entitled to review cases that brought before them by entrepreneurs, other organizations, natural persons;
ad hoc arbitration courts, that are established by the parties to a precise dispute to resolve it.