Deposit and Circulation of a Declaration: Statute, Article 36 (4)
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paragraph 198 in volume 2, chapter 12, The Compulsory Jurisdiction (Optional Clause)

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While no specific requirements are set out regarding the contents and language of a declaration, Article 36, paragraph 4, of the Statute does lay down the formalities for the making of a declaration. The mere expression of intention is not sufficient without communication in accordance with the provisions of the Statute.

At a late stage of its deliberations at the San Francisco Conference, Committee IV/1 added a new provision to Article 36 of the Statute, n…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “Deposit and Circulation of a Declaration: Statute, Article 36 (4)”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 25 May 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-5992_rose_COM_0198>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001



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