1. Constitution of the Tribunal
. Within two months of receipt of a request, each Party shall appoint an arbitrator. The two arbitrators shall select a third arbitrator as Chairman, who is a national of a third State. . The UNCITRAL Rules for appointing members of three member panels shall apply mutatis mutandis to the appointment of the arbitral panel except that the appointing authority shall be the Secretary General of the Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes. . Expenses incurred by the Chairman, the other arbitrators, and other costs of the proceedings shall be paid for equally by the Parties. The Tribunal may, however, at its discretion, direct that a higher proportion of the costs be paid by one of the Parties. (Article X (2) (4)).
2. Procedural Rules of the Tribunal
Decisions of the tribunal shall be binding on both Parties. In the absence of agreement by the Parties to the contrary, the arbitration rules of the UNCITRAL, except to the extent modified by the Parties or by the arbitrators, shall govern. Unless otherwise agreed, all submissions shall be made and all hearings shall be completed within six months of the date of selection of the third arbitrator, and the Tribunal shall render its decisions within two months of the date of the final submissions or the date of the closing of the hearings, whichever is later. (Article X (1) (3)).
3. Applicable Law
Disputes shall be decided "in accordance with the applicable rules of international law." (Article X (1)).