The Court’S Property
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paragraph 143 in volume 1, chapter 8, Finance and Administration

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There seems to be some doubt regarding the capacity of the Court to hold property, both tangible and intangible. Regardless of the position of the Permanent Court, the fact that the present Court is a principal organ of the United Nations entitles the United Nations as a whole, and not any one of its organs, to enjoy, in the country of the seat of the Court and in any other country which has acceded to the Convention on the …

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “The Court’S Property”, 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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