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South West Africa, Ethiopia v South Africa, Second Phase, [1966] ICJ Rep 6, ICGJ 158 (ICJ 1966), 18th July 1966, United Nations [UN]; International Court of Justice [ICJ]

South West Africa, Ethiopia v South Africa, Second Phase, [1966] ICJ Rep 6, ICGJ 158 (ICJ 1966), 18th July 1966, 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: 21 November 2019

Whether Ethiopia and Liberia lacked any legal right or interest appertaining to them in the subject matter of the interpretation and application of the Mandate of 17 December 1920 for South West Africa (‘Mandate’) such that their claims should have been rejected due to lack of standing.

Whether any legal interest was vested in individual members of the League of Nations as regards the ‘conduct’ clauses of the Mandate or whether the obligation was owed to the members of the League of Nations generally.

Whether any legal interest was vested in individual members of the League of Nations as regards the ‘sacred trust of civilization’ clause of Article 22 of the Covenant of the League of Nations considering that the clause was not expressed in legal form.

Whether a judgment on a preliminary objection could have precluded of a matter pertaining to the merits of the dispute.

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