- Judges — International organizations, practice and procedure — Responsibility of international organizations — Judgments
Legal personality has become a key—and much debated—issue in the law of international organizations. The popular narrative presents the possession of legal personality as a necessary requirement for international organizations to act in a legal sense. Also in the classic case under review here, the Court basically argued that in order for it to be able to assess the possibility of bringing a claim, it should first establish whether the organization has legal personality. At the same time, these days international personality is seen as a characteristic of an international organization. This chapter discusses these issues and also places them in their current context.
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