The Final Submissions
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paragraph 328 in volume 3, chapter 21, The Oral Proceedings

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In the oral proceedings, each party completes its presentation with its ‘final submissions’. The parties are called upon either to confirm the submissions contained in their last written pleading, or to read their final submissions. Following the submissions made in the written proceedings (chapter 20, § III.304), Article 60, paragraph 2, of the 1978 Rules provides:

At the conclusion of the last statement made by a party at the hearing, its agent, without recapitulation of the argumen…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “The Final Submissions”, 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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