Unilateral Invocation of the Extrajudicial Function
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paragraph 402 in volume 3, chapter 29, The Court’s Extrajudicial Function

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Since the Second World War, several instances have occurred, on the part of a State and on the part of international organizations, of a unilateral approach to the President of the Court, asking him to make an appointment of the type discussed here, not in order to comply with the terms of an international agreement, but in connection with the implementation of national or organizational policy. The earliest examples…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “Unilateral Invocation of the Extrajudicial Function”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 20 August 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-5992_rose_COM_0402>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001



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