Matters Provided for in the United Nations Charter:Statute Article 36 (1)
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paragraph 180 in volume 2, chapter 11, Treaties and Conventions in Force

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Article 36, paragraph 1, of the Statute refers to another apparent title of jurisdiction: ‘The jurisdiction of the Court comprises … all matters specially provided for in the Charter of the United Nations.’1It is sometimes said that this stipulation owes its place in the Statute to an error in drafting.2 However, given the careful final scrutiny of the Charter and Statute by the Co-ordination Committee and the Advisory Committee of Jurists of the San Francisco Conference a…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “Matters Provided for in the United Nations Charter:Statute Article 36 (1)”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 12 December 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-5992_rose_COM_0180>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001



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