1. Constitution of the Tribunal
The arbitral tribunal shall have three members. . Each Party shall appoint an arbitrator within two months. . The two arbitrators are required to select, within the next two months, a national of a third State who serves as Chairman of the tribunal. When a Party does not select an arbitrator or agreement cannot be reached on the designation of the Chairman, the President of the International Court of Justice might be entrusted by either Contracting Party with the responsibility of making the appointments. There are also additional provisions to cover cases when the President is a national of either Party or is otherwise prevented from fulfilling this function. . Regarding costs, each Party is required to bear the expenses of its own member of the tribunal and of its representation in the proceedings, while the costs related to the Chairman are to be paid for equally by the Parties, unless they decide otherwise. (Article 9 (2) (3) (4) (5) (6)).
2. Procedural Rules of the Tribunal
The arbitral tribunal shall determine its own procedure. Decisions of the tribunal shall be taken by a majority of votes and shall be binding on both Parties. (Article 9 (6) (7)).
3. Applicable Law