Qualifications of Judge Ad Hoc
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paragraph 268 in volume 3, chapter 17, The Bench

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Article 31, paragraph 6, of the Statute lays down clearly that judges ad hoc shall fulfil the conditions for professional competence and independence required by Articles 2, 17, paragraph 2, 20, and 24 of the Statute. A judge ad hoc has to make the same solemn declaration as is required of a member of the Court before taking up his or her duties.1 This provides some assurance for the independence of the judge ad hoc. On the other hand, the provisions regarding the appointment of the judges ad hoc are…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “Qualifications of Judge Ad Hoc”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 18 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-5992_rose_COM_0268>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001

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