The Time for the Request
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paragraph 342 in volume 3, chapter 24, Provisional Measures of Protection

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Ratione temporis, by Article 73, paragraph 1, of the Rules, a request for an indication of provisional measures may be made at any time during the course of the proceedings in the case in connection with which it is made.1 This means the period commencing when a valid document instituting the proceedings is filed in the Registry and the case is entered in the General List2 and ending with the final decision of the Court terminating the proceedings and leading to the removal of the…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “The Time for the Request”, 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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