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The Role of the Security Council
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paragraph 347 in volume 3, chapter 24, Provisional Measures of Protection

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As seen, Article 41, paragraph 2, of the Statute requires notice of the indication of provisional measures to be given to the Security Council. This is now supplemented by Article 77 of the 1978 Rules of Court, by which any measures indicated by the Court under Article 73 and 75 of the Rules, and any decision under Article 76, paragraph 1, are to be communicated forthwith to the Secretary-General for transmission to the Security Council.1

The transmission of the order to the Security Counci…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “The Role of the Security Council”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 02 December 2023 <>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001

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