Rules, Article 43
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paragraph 358A in volume 3, chapter 26, Intervention by Third States

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In brief, the legislative history of these two provisions, like the legislative history of the corresponding provisions of the two Hague Conventions of 1899 and 1907, suggests that little attention was paid to the implications of their inclusion in the Statute, or to the legal significance of the language used in 1922, and altered (by the Drafting Committee of a preliminary conference) in 1945. Little wonder that the subs…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “Rules, Article 43”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 21 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001

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