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Legality of the Threat or Use of Nuclear Weapons, Advisory Opinion, ICJ GL No 95, [1996] ICJ Rep 226, ICGJ 205 (ICJ 1996), 8th July 1996, United Nations [UN]; International Court of Justice [ICJ]

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Whether the threat or use of nuclear weapons was in any circumstances permitted in international law.

Whether it would be lawful in the extreme circumstances of self-defence in which state survival would be at stake.

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