‘States Parties’ and ‘Any Other State’
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paragraph 193 in volume 2, chapter 12, The Compulsory Jurisdiction (Optional Clause)

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As the opening words of Article 36, paragraph 2, show, the facility offered by the system of the compulsory jurisdiction is available to the States parties to the present Statute in relation to any other State accepting the same obligation.1 However, the contractual relations established through the system of the compulsory jurisdiction under Article 36, paragraph 2, exist only between the members of the United Nations and the other States that …

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “‘States Parties’ and ‘Any Other State’”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 17 January 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-5992_rose_COM_0193>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001

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