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Maritime Delimitation in the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean and Land Boundary in the Northern Part of Isla Portillos, Costa Rica v Nicaragua, Order, ICGJ 516 (ICJ 2017), 165, [2017] ICJ GL Nos 157, 2nd February 2017, International Court of Justice [ICJ]

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What time limits were appropriate for the Court to set for the filing of the written pleadings of the Parties in the case concerning Isla Portillos.

Whether the Court was at liberty to join the case concerning Maritime Delimitation in the Caribbean Sea and the case concerning Isla Portillos under Article 47 of the Rules of Procedure of the International Court of Justice, notwithstanding Nicaragua’s objection to the joining of the cases at this stage of the proceedings.

Whether, in the specific circumstances of the case, joining the proceedings would be consonant with the sound administration of justice, and with the need for judicial economy.

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