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Legality of Use of Force, Yugoslavia v United Kingdom, Order, Provisional Measures, [1999] ICJ Rep 826, ICGJ 47 (ICJ 1999), 2nd June 1999, United Nations [UN]; International Court of Justice [ICJ]

Legality of Use of Force, Yugoslavia v United Kingdom, Order, Provisional Measures, [1999] ICJ Rep 826, ICGJ 47 (ICJ 1999), 2nd June 1999, 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: 19 October 2019

Whether the Court had prima facie jurisdiction under Article 36(2) of its Statute to entertain Yugoslavia's Application, considering that the United Kingdom's reservation to its declaration of 29 October 1990 limited recognition of compulsory jurisdiction to Applications filed after 12 months of the filing State's acceptance of the Court's jurisdiction, whereas Yugoslavia's Application was filed within three days after its acceptance of jurisdiction.

Whether the Court had prima facie jurisdiction under Article IX of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide to entertain Yugoslavia's Application, considering that the Court at this stage of the proceedings could not find that the aerial bombing at issue fulfilled the requirement of an ‘intent to destroy, in whole or in part’ the Yugoslav national group as such.

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