The Instructions for the Registry
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paragraph 103 in volume 1, chapter 7, The Registrar and the Registry

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Article 28, paragraph 3,of the Rules of Court provides that instructions for the Registry shall be drawn up by the Registrar and approved by the Court. The Rules of Court have always contained a provision to this effect, but in 1978 a major change was effected.1 Previously the Instructions required the approval of the President of the Court. The 1978 Rules replace this with a requirement for approval by the Court itself. No explanation has been given for this curtail…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “The Instructions for the Registry”, 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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