Withdrawal of Candidacies
(292 words)

paragraph 80 in volume 1, chapter 6, The Members of the Court

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Nominees of national groups who notify the Secretary-General before the election of their unwillingness to serve on the Court are in the position of persons who are ‘unable to accept the duties of a Member of the Court’ within the terms of Article 5, paragraph 1, of the Statute. For a long time their names were included in the ballot sheets prepared for the elections and this frequently led to confusion. After the introduction of…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “Withdrawal of Candidacies”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 17 January 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-5992_rose_COM_0080>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001

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