Exhaustion of Regional Processes
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paragraph 290A in volume 3, chapter 19, The Institution of Contentious Proceedings

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In the Military and Paramilitary Activities in and against Nicaragua (Provisional Measures) case, the Court did not see in the subsistence of regional processes an obstacle to the indication of provisional measures of protection.1 In the next phase the United States raised an objection to the admissibility of the application on the ground that Nicaragua had failed to exhaust the established processes for the resolution of conflicts occurring…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “Exhaustion of Regional Processes”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 24 October 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-5992_rose_COM_0290A>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001



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