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Satow's Diplomatic Practice, 6th Edition edited by Roberts, Sir Ivor [OLD EDITION]

Book VII The Peaceful Settlement of International Disputes and the Development and Role of International Criminal Tribunals, 30 The International Court of Justice

Ivor Roberts

From: Satow's Diplomatic Practice (6th Edition)

Edited By: Sir Ivor Roberts KCMG

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From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 11 November 2019

Subject(s):
Jurisdiction — Judges — International courts and tribunals, procedure — Interim and provisional measures
30.1 Located in the Peace Palace at The Hague, the International Court of Justice was established by the United Nations Charter as a forum for solving international disputes. It is a principal organ of the UN, replacing the Permanent Court of International Justice which had functioned since 1922. It is now one of a number of international courts, 1 but it remains ‘the principal judicial organ of the United Nations’. 2 Most of the detailed provisions relating to its functions and powers are to be found in the Statute of the Court which is annexed to the UN Charter...
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