Preparations in the Registry
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paragraph 319 in volume 3, chapter 21, The Oral Proceedings

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By Article 3 of the Instructions for the Registry the Registrar is responsible for the preparation of cases for consideration by the Court and for the preparation of the official correspondence of the Court.1

The exchange of written pleadings between the parties is accompanied by extensive preparatory work in the Registry. The Department of Legal Affairs, by Article 45 of the Instructions, acting under the direct supervision of the Registrar is responsible for th…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “Preparations in the Registry”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 16 January 2019 <>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001

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