Date of Oral Proceedings
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paragraph 318 in volume 3, chapter 21, The Oral Proceedings

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There are two types of problem that can arise in connection with the fixing of the date for the hearings: when the parties are in disagreement about that; (2) when more than one case is ready for hearing at the same time, and there is no agreement between the sets of parties concerned in the different cases on the order in which the Court should take the cases.

The fact that the case has become ready for hearing brings into play Article 54 of the Rules, the transition from the written to the oral…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “Date of Oral Proceedings”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 16 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001

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