The Specialized Agencies: the International Labour Organization
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paragraph 69 in volume 1, chapter 5, Advisory Opinions

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The International Labour Organization had, as previously stated, considerable experience in relation to the advisory competence of the Permanent Court, and considerably less in relation to that of the present Court.1 In addition to the seven opinions that were requested before 1939, another proposal to initiate the procedure of requesting an advisory opinion was narrowly defeated in the Standing Orders Committee of the Governing Body. At its 81st session in Octob…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “The Specialized Agencies: the International Labour Organization”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 18 January 2019 <>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001

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