The Statute of the Court
(5,034 words)

in volume IV, Basic Documents and Indexes

Article 1

The International Court of Justice established by the Charter of the United Nations as the principal judicial organ of the United Nations shall be constituted and shall function in accordance with the provisions of the present Statute.

1. Organization of the Court

Article 2

The Court shall be composed of a body of independent judges, elected regardless of their nationality from among persons of high moral character, who possess the qualifications required in their respective countries for appoint…

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“The Statute of the Court”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 24 March 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-5992_rose_COM_4003>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001



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