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paragraph 316 in volume 3, chapter 20, The Written Proceedings and Related Matters

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Article 64 of the Statute, relating to costs, provides that unless otherwise decided by the Court, each party shall bear its own costs.1 Article 95 of the Rules requires a judgment to contain a decision, if any, in regard to costs. Article 97 of the Rules of Court amplifies that provision: ‘If the Court, under Article 64 of the Statute, decides that all or part of a party’s costs shall be paid by the other party, it may make an order for the purpose of giving effect to that decision.’2 This makes …

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “Costs”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 21 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001

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