Revision: Statute, Article 61 and Rules, Article 99
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paragraph 397 in volume 3, chapter 28, Interpretation and Revision of a Judgment

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Article 61 of the Statute provides:

An application for revision of a judgment may be made only when it is based upon the discovery of some fact of such a nature as to be a decisive factor, which fact was, when the judgment was given, unknown to the Court and also to the party claiming revision, always provided that such ignorance was not due to negligence.
La révision de l’ arrêt ne peut être éventuellement demandée à la Court qu’ en raison de la découverte d’ un fait de n…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “Revision: Statute, Article 61 and Rules, Article 99”, 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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