Institution of Incidental and Derivative Proceedings
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paragraph 300 in volume 3, chapter 19, The Institution of Contentious Proceedings

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The documents governing the working of the Court make provision for the institution of four types of incidental proceedings: preliminary objections (chapter 13, § II.221), counter-claims (chapter 20, § III.305), provisional measures of protection (chapter 24), and interventions (chapter 26). Where the requirement is for the proceedings to be commenced by an application, the general rules regarding applications are applicable, together wit…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “Institution of Incidental and Derivative Proceedings”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 24 January 2019 <>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001

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