Compliance through National Courts
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paragraph 45 in volume 1, chapter 4, The Post-Adjudication Phase

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Article 94, paragraph 1, of the Charter and the other texts that have been mentioned impose the obligation of compliance with the decisions of the Court upon each State in any case to which it is a party. This duty is binding upon the State as such for by Article 34 of the Statute, only States may be parties in cases before the Court. Article 59 of the Statute therefore means that the decision of the Court is binding on each…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “Compliance through National Courts”, 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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