The Exhaustion of Local Remedies
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paragraph 290 in volume 3, chapter 19, The Institution of Contentious Proceedings

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Unlike the premature ness which may derive from a condition of a particular title of jurisdiction as discussed in the previous sections, general international law requires that for certain types of international dispute, the remedies provided by the respondent State’s internal legal system must be exhausted before international proceedings are instituted. The International Law Commission has expressed this in …

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “The Exhaustion of Local Remedies”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 17 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001

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