The Frontier Dispute (Benin/Niger) Case
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paragraph 57D in volume 1, chapter 4, The Post-Adjudication Phase

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The judgment in this case awarded a sparsely populated island held by Niger to Benin.1 The special agreement under which this case was determined provided in Article 6 that the parties accepted the judgment as final and binding upon them. From the day on which the judgment was rendered (12 July 2005), they would have 18 months to commence the works of demarcation of the boundary. In case of difficulty in the implementation of the judgmen…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “The Frontier Dispute (Benin/Niger) Case”, 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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