Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015

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Chambers of the Court
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paragraph 262 in volume 3, chapter 17, The Bench

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As revised at the San Francisco Conference,1 Article 26 of the Statute reads:

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The Court may from time to time form one or more chambers, composed of three or more judges [Members of the Court] as the Court may determine, for dealing with particular categories of cases; for example, labour cases and cases relating to transit and communications.
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The Court may at any time form a chamber for dealing with a particular case. The number of judges to constitute such a chamber shall be determined by the Court with the approval [assen…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “Chambers of the Court”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 21 April 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-5992_rose_COM_0262>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001



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