Jurisdiction Ratione Materiae in Matters of Intervention
(780 words)

paragraph 363 in volume 3, chapter 26, Intervention by Third States

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The Court’s jurisdiction over all questions relating to intervention derives directly from the Statute. A Chamber of the Court has stated that the Court’s competence in the matter of intervention is derived from the consent given by the parties, on becoming parties to the Statute, to the Court’s exercise of its powers conferred by the Statute. Accordingly, there would be no need to interpret the reference in Article 36, pa…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “Jurisdiction Ratione Materiae in Matters of Intervention”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 23 March 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-5992_rose_COM_0363>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001



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