Withdrawal from the United Nations, Suspension of Rights of Membership and Expulsion
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paragraph 167 in volume 2, chapter 10, Qualification to be a Party in a Case: Jurisdiction Ratione Personae

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The related questions of withdrawal, suspension of rights of membership and expulsion from membership in the United Nations were discussed at the San Francisco Conference in Committee I/2, on the basis of Chapter III of the Dumbar ton Oaks Proposals. This Chapter simply stated that membership in the Organization should be open to all peace-loving States. Committee IV/1, which dealt with the Court, did not consider this topic.

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “Withdrawal from the United Nations, Suspension of Rights of Membership and Expulsion”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 21 November 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-5992_rose_COM_0167>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001



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