Nomination of Candidates
(2,173 words)

paragraph 79 in volume 1, chapter 6, The Members of the Court

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The method of nominating candidates for election has given rise to acute controversy. With the general object of ensuring the professional qualifications of the Members of the Court and to some extent of reducing political factors - including internal political factors - in the Court’s composition, the Statute of the Permanent Court had adopted a system of indirect nomination through the national groups in the Permanent Court of …

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “Nomination of Candidates”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 24 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001

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