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Legality of the Use by a State of Nuclear Weapons in Armed Conflict, Advisory opinion, (1996) ICJ Rep 66, ICGJ 206 (ICJ 1996), OXIO 136, 8th July 1996, United Nations [UN]; International Court of Justice [ICJ]

Legality of the Use by a State of Nuclear Weapons in Armed Conflict, Advisory opinion, (1996) ICJ Rep 66, ICGJ 206 (ICJ 1996), OXIO 136, 8th July 1996, United Nations [UN]; International Court of Justice [ICJ]

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 20 February 2020

Whether the use of nuclear weapons by a state in war or other armed conflict would be a breach of its obligations under international law including the WHO Constitution ; whether requesting the advisory opinion on the former question fell within the competence of the WHO.

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