In Australia, the International Arbitration Act 1974 (Cth) (IAA) governs international arbitral proceedings in Australia, and the enforcement of foreign arbitral awards in Australian courts. The New York and Washington Conventions, applicable to international commercial and investor-state arbitrations respectively, form part of the IAA, as does the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration.
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