Mediations are often conducted in a single day, statutory adjudication in the UK requires a decision within 28 days and a DAB is required to render a decision within 84 days.
FIDIC first included for a DAB in its 1985 'Orange Book'.
One of the most fundamental changes in the 'new' FIDIC contracts was the mandatory obligation in Clause 20 to refer a dispute to a DAB before going to arbitration.
FIDIC provides for two different types of DAB: a standing DAB (Red, Pink and Gold Books) and an ad hoc DAB (Yellow and Silver Books).
With a standing DAB, the DAB is named in the contract and appointed at the outset.
He says he was told by a delegation from DABS which included three engineers - Safdar, Malek and Sultan - that the land should be provided by the people and the tower would be constructed by DABS.
The construction of towers, wiring and installation of metre are all the responsibility of DABS and not the responsibility of the people," he says.
He won two of the latest three St Mary's matches, homing in on dab to leave his rivals feeling flat.
The following rover, with the same boundaries, was a much better match, Burton again hitting the dab trail.
The top three anglers all decided to cross the Pennines, where they found flounder, dab and plaice.
Terry Dalton came out on top with three flounder, six dab and a plaice for 5lb 11oz.
Andy Burton was third with three flounder, and a dab for 2lb 12oz.