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Appeal Relating to the Jurisdiction of the ICAO Council, India v Pakistan, Merits, Judgment, [1972] ICJ Rep 46, ICGJ 148 (ICJ 1972), 18th August 1972, United Nations [UN]; International Court of Justice [ICJ]

Appeal Relating to the Jurisdiction of the ICAO Council, India v Pakistan, Merits, Judgment, [1972] ICJ Rep 46, ICGJ 148 (ICJ 1972), 18th August 1972, 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: 08 December 2019

Whether the Court had jurisdiction to hear Pakistan's claim that the decision by the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (‘ICAO’) regarding Indian civilian aircraft overflying Pakistan and Pakistani civilian aircraft overflying India, was illegal, null, and void, or erroneous.

Whether the ICAO was competent to entertain the merits of the complaint brought by Pakistan regarding use of Indian and Pakistani airspace, and whether it had competence to reject India's appeal regarding its affirmative jurisdictional decision in this matter.

Whether the ICAO itself had jurisdiction to hear India's appeal regarding its decision in the original case concerning use of airspace over Pakistan and India.

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