Witnesses Called by the Court
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paragraph 326 in volume 3, chapter 21, The Oral Proceedings

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The Court itself has power to call witnesses.1 It has not yet made use of this power. There are no legal provisions which the Court can invoke to ensure the attendance of a witness whom it wishes to examine.

By paragraph 5 (a) (iii) of General Assembly resolution 90 (I), 11 December 1946, witnesses should be accorded during the period of their mission, including the time spent on journeys in connection with their mission, the privileges and immunities provided for in Art…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “Witnesses Called by the Court”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 17 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-5992_rose_COM_0326>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001

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