The Court’S General List
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paragraph 295 in volume 3, chapter 19, The Institution of Contentious Proceedings

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By Article 26, paragraph 1 (b), of the Rules, the Registrar, under the supervision of the President and in such form as the Court may lay down, has to keep a General List of all cases, entered and numbered in the order in which the documents instituting proceedings or requesting an advisory opinion are received in the Registry.1 Immediately on receipt of a document instituting proceedings which meets the formal requirements, the Registrar has to open a folio in the …

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “The Court’S General List”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 17 January 2019 <>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001

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