Preliminary Objections: Rules of 1936/1946, Article 62
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paragraph 220 in volume 2, chapter 13, Matters of Jurisdiction

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During the prolonged examination leading to the 1936 revision of the Rules, the question was again subject to exhaustive discussion.1 A further modification was introduced, to the effect that this procedure was no longer limited to cases brought by application; and the possibility of applying the preliminary objection procedure in advisory proceedings was also discussed. In that less rigid form, this was adopted in Article 62 of the Rules of 193…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “Preliminary Objections: Rules of 1936/1946, Article 62”, 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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