The Military And Paramilitary Activities in and against Nicaragua Case
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paragraph 55 in volume 1, chapter 4, The Post-Adjudication Phase

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To the end of 1991 the United States refused to acknowledge the jurisdiction of the Court in the case brought against it by Nicaragua and refused to accept any of the decisions of the Court in that case. Consequently, it was unwilling to recognize that it was under any obligation to perform any of the actions required of it under those of the executory provisions of the judgment on the merits of 27 June 1986 as required action.

Nicaragua twice brought the matter before the Security Council in reliance…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “The Military And Paramilitary Activities in and against Nicaragua Case”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 30 March 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-5992_rose_COM_0055>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001



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