The Organs and the Court
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paragraph 29 in volume 1, chapter 3, The Political and the Institutional Role of the Court

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In the previous four sections, the problem of the relations between the Court and the organization has been considered primarily from the point of view of the Court. It is instructive to examine the problem also from the point of view of the organization itself, and its organs. Here, again, the starting-point is the San Francisco Conference where, as seen, Commission IV did not have exclusive control over…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “The Organs and the Court”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 18 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001

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