Pleadings in Incidental Proceedings
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paragraph 306 in volume 3, chapter 20, The Written Proceedings and Related Matters

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Interlocutory questions are normally initiated by a letter from the party’s agent to the Registrar. Except where there are particular provisions in the Statute of the Rules, the Court will normally invite the adverse party to present it with its observations on the issue. If in writing these observations usually follow the general rules for written pleadings, except that they do not have to be filed in more th…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “Pleadings in Incidental Proceedings”, 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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