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paragraph 344 in volume 3, chapter 24, Provisional Measures of Protection

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Urgency is a component of both procedure and substance in the context of the indication of provisional measures. The concept that in the circumstances urgent action is necessary to preserve the rights being claimed is implicit in Article 41 of the Statute. As a matter of procedure the first mention of ‘urgency’ in connection with provisional measures was in Article 57, paragraph 1, of the Rules of the Permanent Court…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “Urgency”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 16 January 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-5992_rose_COM_0344>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001

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