Procedure in the General Assembly
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paragraph 82 in volume 1, chapter 6, The Members of the Court

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Rule 150 of the Rules of

Procedure of the General Assembly provides that the election of members of the International Court of Justice shall take place in accordance with the Statute of the Court.1 Rule 92 provides, in its first sentence, that all elections shall be held by secret ballot. The second sentence, that there shall be no nominations, is not applicable to the election of members of the Court.

The major procedural question that has arisen in the General Assembly relating to the elections o…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “Procedure in the General Assembly”, 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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