The Role of Other Organs
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paragraph 52 in volume 1, chapter 4, The Post-Adjudication Phase

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Despite the fact that the Charter refers specifically to the role of the Security Council to secure compliance with a judgment, it does not follow that the competence of the Security Council is exclusive. There is no reason why the General Assembly, subject to Article 12, should not discuss such a matter under Articles 10 or 11 of the Charter, or why the Economic and Social Council should not do likewise if the matter comes …

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “The Role of Other Organs”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 17 January 2019 <>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001

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