Notification of Special Agreement
(393 words)

paragraph 297 in volume 3, chapter 19, The Institution of Contentious Proceedings

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Article 40, paragraph 1, of the Statute and Article 39 of the Rules of Court govern the institution of proceedings by notification of a special agreement and the steps to be taken by the Registrar on receipt of such notification. By Article 39 of the Rules:

When proceedings are brought before the Court by the notification of a special agreement, in conformity with Article 40, paragraph 1, of the Statute, the notification may be effected by the parties j…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “Notification of Special Agreement”, 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

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