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Part VI Enforcing the Convention Through the United Nations, 22 The Scope Ratione Materiae of the Compulsory Jurisdiction of the ICJ

Robert Kolb

From: The UN Genocide Convention: A Commentary

Edited By: Paola Gaeta

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 03 March 2024

Advisory opinions — Immunity from jurisdiction, ratione materiae — Genocide
Article IX of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (‘Genocide Convention’ or ‘Convention’) provides that the International Court of Justice (ICJ) has jurisdiction over: Disputes between the Contracting Parties relating to the interpretation, application or fulfilment of the present Convention, including those relating to the responsibility of a State for genocide or for any of the other acts enumerated in article III. Apart from general and personal aspects already discussed in the previous chapters, this provision also raises...
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