International Agreements
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paragraph 399 in volume 3, chapter 29, The Court’s Extrajudicial Function

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What is believed to have been the first occasion on which this type of provision appeared, even before the Permanent Court was established, was the Convention of 26 March 1920 between Sweden and Chile concerning the Establishment of a Permanent Enquiry and Conciliation Commission.1 By this agreement, if the parties were unable to agree on the fifth member of the Commission, he was to be appointed by the Permanent Court of Justice of the League of Nations, and…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “International Agreements”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 16 January 2019 <>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001

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