The Rules of Court
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paragraph 339A in volume 3, chapter 24, Provisional Measures of Protection

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The sparse axiomatic statement of Article 41 has clearly left the development of law and procedure for indicating provisional measures to the control of the Court itself. On the basis of accumulated experience, the Rules of Court currently in force together with the growing case law supply a broad substantive and procedural code for this, as follows:

Article 73

1. A written request for the indication of provisional measures may be made by a party at any time during the cour…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “The Rules of Court”, 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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