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Max Planck Encyclopedia of International Procedural Law [MPEiPro]

Revision of Judgment: International Court of Justice (ICJ)

Serena Forlati

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 25 November 2020

Subject(s):
Revision of judgments — Judicial reasoning

Published under the direction of Hélène Ruiz Fabri, with the support of the Department of International Law and Dispute Resolution, under the auspices of the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law.

1 Article 61 Statute of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) allows revision as the only exception to the finality of the Court’s judgments. This provision stipulates: This provision is complemented by Articles 99 and 100 ICJ Rules of Court—the latter rule also regulating requests of interpretation (on the various modifications of the Rules concerning revision see Rosenne, 2007, 49 ff). Article 61 ICJ Statute reflects the corresponding text of the Statute of the Permanent Court of International Justice (PCIJ) with only minor drafting changes. The latter, in...
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