The Procedure
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paragraph 340 in volume 3, chapter 24, Provisional Measures of Protection

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Proceedings for the indication of provisional measures are commenced unilaterally by the filing of a written request for the indication of provisional measures (demande en indication de mesures conservatoires par écrit). Either party to the mainline litigation may request provisional measures to preserve any rights which it is claiming. The party initiating the provisional measures proceedings is in the technical position of an applicant and in t…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “The Procedure”, 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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