Application of Temporal Limitations
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paragraph 205 in volume 2, chapter 12, The Compulsory Jurisdiction (Optional Clause)

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Although the single exclusion formula is historically the older of the two, the patterns which the Court has evolved were conditioned by the fact that it was first faced with jurisdictional objections relying on the double exclusion formula contained in declarations accepting the compulsory jurisdiction. The consistent feature of this case law is the premise that this type of objection relates intimately to the facts of the case. This accounts for the apparent inco…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “Application of Temporal Limitations”, 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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