The Discussions of 1934-1936
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paragraph 183 in volume 2, chapter 11, Treaties and Conventions in Force

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The whole question came up for exhaustive discussion by the members of the Court from 1934 onwards, when the Court embarked upon a thorough review and revision of the Rules following the amendments to the Statute adopted by the League Assembly in 1929.1 The use of the term forum prorogatum first appears in Judge Schücking’s comments on 24 May 1934, on a proposal submitted by the Court’s Co-ordination Commission that 1931 Rule 35 should be amended so as to require the…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “The Discussions of 1934-1936”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 16 January 2019 <>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001

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