The Invocation of an Ad Hoc Chamber
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paragraph 332 in volume 3, chapter 22, Proceedings in Chambers

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For the invocation of an ad hoc chamber, Article 17 of the Rules establishes a different procedure, and here the president of the Court is more closely involved.1 When the request is made by one party, the President of the Court shall ascertain whether the other party assents. When the parties have agreed, the president of the Court is to ascertain their views regarding the composition of the Chamber and shall report to the Court accordingly. Article 17…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “The Invocation of an Ad Hoc Chamber”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 17 January 2019 <>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001

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