Courts and Civil Procedure – Procedure in Particular Actions


SECTION 10-3-14

§ 10-3-14. Modification or correction of award.

(a) In any of the following cases, the court must make an order modifying or correcting the award, upon the application of any party to the arbitration:

(1) Where there was an evident material miscalculation of figures, or an evident material mistake in the description of any person, thing, or property referred to in the award.

(2) Where the arbitrators have awarded upon a matter not submitted to them, unless it is a matter not affecting the merits of the decision upon the matters submitted.

(3) Where the award is imperfect in matter of form not affecting the merits of the controversy.

(b) The order must modify and correct the award, so as to effect the intent thereof and promote justice between the parties.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1929, ch. 1408, § 11; G.L. 1938, ch. 475, § 11; G.L. 1956, § 10-3-14.)