Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015

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Witnesses and Experts: Examination
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paragraph 323A in volume 3, chapter 21, The Oral Proceedings

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The following subsection commences with a description of the procedure adopted in the Corfu Channel case for the examination of witnesses and experts.1 The examination of the witnesses was conducted in either of the two official languages. When one witness spoke only Albanian, Albania’s agent supplied an interpreter from Albanian into French, the interpretation being checked by an official of the Court especially employed for that purpose. This was in accordance with Article 58, pa…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “Witnesses and Experts: Examination”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 28 November 2022 <>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001

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