Notification of Institution of Proceedings
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paragraph 294 in volume 3, chapter 19, The Institution of Contentious Proceedings

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The first duty of the Registrar, after verification of the formal compliance of the document with the applicable provisions of the Statute and Rules, is to transmit it to the other party or parties (unless the proceedings have been instituted jointly).1 Article 40, paragraph 2, of the Statute, together with Article 42 of the Rules, also require the Registrar to transmit copies of any application or notification of a special agreement instituting pro…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “Notification of Institution of Proceedings”, 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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