Hearing in Common of Two Advisory Proceedings
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paragraph 410 in volume 3, chapter 30, Advisory Proceedings

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There is nothing in the Rules corresponding to Article 47 in contentious cases, providing for the joinder or the hearing in common of two or more advisory cases. The Court has applied Article 47 by analogy to permit the hearing in common of two closely related advisory cases before it at the same time.

In 1993, the World Health Assembly requested an advisory opinion on the Legality of the Use by a State of Nuclear Weapons in Armed Conflict. The Court had fixed time limits for the written proceedings, exte…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “Hearing in Common of Two Advisory Proceedings”, 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_0410>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001

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