The Fixing of Time Limits
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paragraph 313 in volume 3, chapter 20, The Written Proceedings and Related Matters

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Article 44 of the Rules lays down that in the light of the information obtained by the President from his consultations with the parties under Article 31 of the Rules (see § III.301), the Court shall make the necessary orders to determine, inter alia, the number and the order of filing of the pleadings and the time limits within which they must be filed. In making this order, any agreement between the parties which does not cause unjustified delay shal…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “The Fixing of Time Limits”, 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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