New Documents: Rules, Article 56
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paragraph 315 in volume 3, chapter 20, The Written Proceedings and Related Matters

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By Article 56 of the Rules:

After the closure of the written proceedings, no further documents may be submitted to the Court by either party except with the consent of the other party or as provided in paragraph 2 of this Article. The party desiring to produce a new document shall file the original or a certified copy thereof, together with the number of copies required by the Registry, which shall be responsible …

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “New Documents: Rules, Article 56”, 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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