Revision of an Advisory Opinion
(539 words)

paragraph 251 in volume 2, chapter 15, Advisory Jurisdiction

previous paragraph

There is nothing in the Statute corresponding to Article 61 (relating to the revision of a judgment, see chapter 28, § III.397) for advisory opinions. The question of the Court’s power to revise an earlier opinion has not arisen in advisory proceedings. However, it has been raised in argument in subsequent contentious proceedings, and the Court has passed upon it in general terms. The argument has been based on the conditions imposed by Article 61 …

Cite this page
Malcolm N. Shaw, “Revision of an Advisory Opinion”, 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

▲   Back to top   ▲