The International Court of Justice - a New Court
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paragraph 10 in volume 1, chapter 2, The Establishment and Constitution of the Court

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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…

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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 23 March 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-5992_rose_COM_0010>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001



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