Haryana Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development
Act, 2006 Section 18(3) - Nothing could be shown that there was a provision to raise any dispute regarding the delayed payments under the agreement - It is not disputed that the matter was
referred to the arbitrator - Petitioner was appearing before Arbitrator on the repeated dates and had also filed reply challenging the jurisdiction of arbitrator but the written statement,
however, is not placed on record for the benefit of perusal by this Court - Moreover, Section 16 of Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 itself provides that the arbitral tribunal has
competence to rule on its own jurisdiction - Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 (26 of 1996) S. 16. (182) P.L.R.