Rules, Articles 88 and 89
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paragraph 348 in volume 3, chapter 25, Termination of Proceedings

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Part III (Procedure in contentious cases), subsection 6, of the Rules of Court is entitled simply Discontinuance.1 It contains two articles as follows:

Article 88

If at any time before the final judgment on the merits has been delivered the parties, either jointly or separately, notify the Court in writing that they have agreed to discontinue the proceedings, the Court shall make an order recording the discontinuance and directing that the case be removed from the list.
If the parties have agree…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “Rules, Articles 88 and 89”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 18 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001

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