Madhya Pradesh Arbitration Tribunal is constituted as per Madhya Pradesh Madhyastham Adhikaran Adhiniyam, 1983 (No. 29 of 1983), which is published in Madhya Pradesh Gazette on 12.10.1983 and received President's assent on 07.10.1983. This Tribunal is constituted to resolve disputes of State Government, Public Undertakings and other parties, related to works contract of Rs. 50,000 / - or valuation above it.
In this Tribunal, a retired Justice of the High Court is appointed as Chairman, a District level Judge who is Higher Judicial Service member is appointed as Vice-President, a District level Judge of Higher Judicial service is appointed as Judicial Member and Chief Engineer level two persons are appointed as Technical Members. Beside this, there is also a post of Registrar, for which Higher Judicial Service officers are designated.