The Chamber of Summary Procedure
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paragraph 265 in volume 3, chapter 17, The Bench

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The Chamber of Summary Procedure, also a standing chamber, has been regularly formed each year but never yet used in the present Court.1 The procedure, originally set out in Article 24, paragraph 1, of the 1946 Rules, and revised in Article 24 of the 1972 Rules, has been further revised. Article 15 of the 1978 Rules reads:

The Chamber of Summary Procedure to be formed annually under Article 29 of the Statute shall be composed of five Members of the Court, comprising the President and Vice-Pres…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “The Chamber of Summary Procedure”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 21 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001

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