Jurisdiction Ratione Personae in Matters of Intervention
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paragraph 362 in volume 3, chapter 26, Intervention by Third States

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Both Article 62 and Article 63 of the Statute confer the right to intervene in a case in accordance with their terms on any ‘State’. By Article 62 this is unconditional. By Article 63 this is subject to the condition that the State intending to intervene is party to the convention the construction of which is in question in the case. On the face of things, therefore, it is not necessary that the State seeking to intervene under either of these provisions should be party to the Statute.

Article 35, paragraph 2…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “Jurisdiction Ratione Personae in Matters of Intervention”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 17 August 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-5992_rose_COM_0362>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001



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