Correction of Errors in a Pleading
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paragraph 310 in volume 3, chapter 20, The Written Proceedings and Related Matters

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Article 52, para-graph 3, of the Rules (as amended in 2005)1relates to the correction of a slip or error in any document which has been filed. Such correction can be made at any time with the consent of the other party, or by leave of the President. Any correction so effected is to be notified to the other party in the same manner as the pleading to which it relates.

In the Corfu Channel (Merits) case, the President declined to permit one of the parties to correct an alleged error …

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “Correction of Errors in a Pleading”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 18 January 2019 <>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001

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