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IV Questions of Jurisdiction and Competence, Ch.II: Jurisdiction and Its Exercise in Advisory Proceedings

From: The Law and Procedure of the International Court of Justice: Fifty Years of Jurisprudence Volume II

Hugh Thirlway

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 05 June 2023

Advisory opinions — Jurisdiction — Admissibility
The advisory opinions given at the request of the General Assembly on the Legal Consequences of the Construction of a Wall in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, and on Accordance with International Law of the Unilateral Declaration of Independence of Kosovo, demonstrate afresh the difficulty of applying to requests for opinion the concepts of jurisdiction, admissibility and propriety as developed in the context of contentious proceedings. A number of reasons were brought to the Court’s attention, in the first of these cases in particular by Israel, why (it was...
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