The Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996
17. Interim measures ordered by arbitral tribunal.
1. Unless otherwise agreed by the parties, the arbitral tribunal may, at the request of a party, order a party it) take any interim measure of protection as the arbitral tribunal may consider necessary in respect of the subject matter of the dispute.
2. The arbitral tribunal may require a party to provide appropriate security in connection with a measure ordered under sub- section (1).