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

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Submissions in Written Pleadings
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paragraph 304 in volume 3, chapter 20, The Written Proceedings and Related Matters

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By Article 48 of the Statute, ‘The Court … shall decide the form and the time at which each party must conclude its arguments’ (La Cour rend des ordonnances pour … la détermination des formes et délais dans lesquels chaque partie doit finalement conclure). By Article 95 of the Rules of Court, a judgment must contain the submissions of the parties, and it is usual for a judgment to set out the full texts of all the submissions preceding the final submission, in their chronological order.1 This …

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “Submissions in Written Pleadings”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 01 October 2022 <>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001

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