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paragraph 411 in volume 3, chapter 30, Advisory Proceedings

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There is nothing in the Statute permitting individuals to take part in advisory proceedings. There is a distinction between individuals personally interested in the outcome of advisory proceedings, and others who have special knowledge or a general concern with the subject of the request.

The main examples of individuals directly interested in the outcome of advisory proceedings concern different aspects of cases involving the administrative tribunals. When the Council of…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “Individuals”, 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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