The United Nations Preparatory Commission
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paragraph 11 in volume 1, chapter 2, The Establishment and Constitution of the Court

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By an Agreement on Interim Arrangements signed at San Francisco together with the Charter, the Preparatory Commission of the United Nations was created for the purpose of making provisional arrangements for the first sessions of each of the principal organs of the new Organization and for the convening of the Court. The Commission, which consisted of one representative of each of the signatory States of the C…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “The United Nations Preparatory Commission”, 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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