The International Court of Justice - a New Court
(1,798 words)

paragraph 10 in volume 1, chapter 2, The Establishment and Constitution of the Court

previous paragraph

Running through all these discussions was the unresolved political issue of whether to adapt the Permanent Court to the new conditions, or to wind it up and establish a new Court in its place. Paragraph 3 of the report of the Informal Inter-Allied Committee, the first published official document to draw attention to the issue, adopted no position on it, though its tenor is favourable to the retention of the P…

Cite this page
Malcolm N. Shaw, “The International Court of Justice - a New Court”, 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

▲   Back to top   ▲