The Specialized Agencies
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paragraph 68 in volume 1, chapter 5, Advisory Opinions

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The position of the specialized agencies is more complex. The general question of the relationship between the specialized agencies and the Court has already been discussed (chapter 3, § I.31), where the fact that many of their constituent instruments contain compromissory clauses relating to the contentious jurisdiction of the Court was seen as a factor distinguishing those documents from the Charter itself. In so far as concerns the advisory procedure, this is…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “The Specialized Agencies”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 28 April 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-5992_rose_COM_0068>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001



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