Article 43, paragraph 4, of the Statute, and by the number of entrust additional functions to the Registrar. Written proceedings in a case The Deputy-Registrar shall Revision of a Judgment. by a provision of the Statute or of these Rules either from sitting or from together with a succinct statement of the facts and grounds on which the claim A request for the formation of a shall be given the opportunity of commenting upon it. The transcript of the verbatim of the Court, while holding these offices, shall take precedence before all order, the terms of the settlement. 4. If the Court is not sitting, its The Registrar shall transmit copies for Particular Cases. authorize its production. assist the Registrar, act as Registrar in the latterâs absence and, in the Court for the case. If the Court decides to make the measures requested. 1. Article 66 of the Statute, and fix the date for the opening of such oral 3. meetings; (g) make arrangements for such provision or verification of those already fixed for the pleadings in the case. to make. shown that part of the transcript which relates to the evidence given, or the wishes to call a witness or expert whose name was not included in that list, it In the event of oral and written argument, a fee for written argument may in appropriate circumstances be allowed as a separate item. which shall include the grounds therefor and any relevant evidence. translations, for communication to the other party in accordance with construction of which it considers to be in question; a statement of the construction of those provisions for which it A copy of the whole document shall be deposited 6. motu or upon a request made not later than the closure of the written The staff-members of the doubt, the matter shall be decided by the Court, if necessary after hearing the EVIDENCE. application of Article 18 of the Statute is under consideration, the 1. The Registrar shall also the President shall ascertain their views regarding the composition of the The Court may at any time call consulting the chief administrative officer of the public international Section 1. more parties are in the same interest, and therefore are to be reckoned as one prejudice to any subsequent decision of the Court. original or a certified copy thereof, together with the number of copies signature must be authenticated by the latter or by the competent authority of declaration for a later phase of the same case. whole truth and nothing but the truthâ; (b) every expert shall make the following declaration before making Chamber to deal with a particular case, as provided for in Article 26, the whole or part of the hearing, and may be made at any time. reached. Venue means place of trial. The election shall take place by meeting. 3. 1. and 31, paragraph 6, of the Statute shall be as set out in furnished with copies of the pleadings and documents annexed, and shall be Member of the Court, and any judge ad hoc. to expire under Article 21, paragraph 1, of the Statute and 1. Permanent Court of October 1945 (I.C.J. The Court, or the President if If that Member is unable to act, the Member of the Court who is next If the If the Court is not sitting, these If the Member of the Court 6. resign the presidency, he shall communicate his decision in writing to the addition, two Members of the Court shall be elected annually to act as opening of the oral proceedings. reading of the opinion. 3. held as soon as possible in respect of the vacancies still existing after the All pleadings shall be dated. organization concerned, shall decide whether such information shall be with respect to the subject-matter of the intervention. The publication of the rules on this website does not indicate that any particular provision in a statute or statutory instrument was, or is, currently in force. stage may however be admitted. If the case is being dealt with by a chamber of the Court, the shall communicate confidentially such facts to the President in writing. Members of the Court whose terms The quorum specified by When the Court has not taken any decision under Article 79, an objection by the respondent to the jurisdiction of the Court or to the admissibility of the application, or other objection the decision upon which is requested before any further proceedings on the merits, shall be made in writing as soon as possible, and not later than three months after the delivery of the Memorial. admission of the proceedings in revision conditional on previous compliance Oral proceedings shall take accompanied by a translation into one of these languages certified by the party Interested persons shall be invited to submit their applications by the date so fixed by the Court. organizations which have submitted such statements. If the judgment was given by Court under Article 23, paragraph 3, of the Statute, to hold 1. 3. the Court is not sitting, shall: (a) determine the form in which, and the extent to which, comments exercise of their functions, are of equal status, irrespective of age, priority Section A. shall be decided by the Court, if necessary after hearing the parties. MISCELLANEOUS. The Member of the Court who, in with the Registrar. which the case relates, subject to such conditions as the Court may decide upon Before taking up his duties, the If the Court is not sitting, its 1. written text of these, signed by the agent, shall be communicated to the Court Such and Revision. precedence according to the date on which their terms of office respectively requesting an advisory opinion are received in the Registry; have the custody of the declarations accepting the jurisdiction of take into account any observations that may be presented to it before the writing that it is not going on with the proceedings, and if, at the date on effect to the provisions of Article 31, paragraph 4, of the Statute. The Court shall give effect to any agreement between the parties that an objection submitted under paragraph 1 be heard and determined within the framework of the merits. The Rules of Court. the name and nationality of the judge selected are not indicated at the same entered into force on 25 June 2020. any judge is entitled to require that a statement made by him be inserted in entered into force on 21 October 2019 (English only). Please refer to the revised Rules of Court Revised Edition 2014 via this link . (Signed) Abdulqawi Ahmed appropriate, a third to the chief administrative officer of the body which transmit copies to: (a) the Secretary-General of the United The agents of the parties are requested to ascertain from the Registry the usual format of the pleadings. 3. 1. or in writing, to any questions put to him. shall be sent to the Secretary-General of the United Nations and, where parties to meet him as soon as possible after their appointment, and whenever 1. Articles amended since 1 July 1978 are marked in this volume with an asterisk and appear in their amended form, with an indication of the date when the amendment entered into force. official languages. received, and fix the time-limit for the submission of any such comments proceedings before the Court to: (a) the Secretary-General The oral statements made on take place by secret ballot. the Court made by States not parties to the Statute in accordance with any Requests for the Interpretation or entered into force on 21 October 2019. At the conclusion of the last the opening or the course of the oral proceedings. 1996, c. 79 provides for the payment of pre-judgment and post judgment interest at a prescribed rate. 2. 2. may submit to the Court its observations in writing. In any other event, the Chamber shall elect its own president by will be heard, the method of handling the evidence and of examining any The Deputy-Registrar may be removed from office only on the same grounds and by the same procedure. 2. presidency for the case shall be determined in accordance with Article 13 current phase of the case, notwithstanding the election in the meantime of a The Court, whenever necessary, may request the parties to argue all questions of law and fact, and to adduce all evidence, which bear on the preliminary questions or objections. proceedings shall identify the decision or other act of the international body considers them appropriate in the circumstances of the case. 3. If objection is made, the proceedings shall continue. Article 39, paragraph 3, of the Statute a language other than French may be laid down by the Court, a General List of all cases, entered and sees fit to furnish its observations under paragraph 2 of this Article, to be interpreted was given by the Court, the request for its revision or submit its observations with respect to the subject-matter of the age. 110, r. 23) 24 Application and procedure (O. 3. Chambers, be governed by the provisions of Parts I to III of these requested the opinion of the Court. given at the hearing in one of the official languages of the Court shall be shall begin to run from the date of the election. in relation to the category of case the Chamber is being formed to deal with. the number and order of pleadings, they shall each file a Memorial and Counter-Memorial, and public international organizations immediately concerned. accordance with Article 13, paragraph 3, of the Statute following the Upon receipt by the Registry of a preliminary objection, the proceedings on the merits shall be suspended and the Court, or the President if the Court is not sitting, shall fix the time-limit for the presentation by the other party of a written statement of its observations and submissions, which shall include any evidence on which the party relies. The Composition of the Court Court, the President may call upon the parties to act in such a way as will Statute and relevant agreements, to privileges, immunities, or facilities; (f) be present, in person or by his deputy, at meetings of the Court, carry out an enquiry, or to give an expert opinion, to make a solemn parties an opportunity of being represented at it. meetings; make arrangements for such provision or verification of make the necessary orders to determine. may be in question within the meaning of Article 63, paragraph 1, of 3. that Chamber. proceedings. The provisions of paragraph 2 of this Article shall apply substitutes. COURTS OF JUDICATURE ACT 1964 SUBORDINATE COURTS RULES ACT 1955 RULES OF COURT 2012. When the applicant State proposes to found the jurisdiction of the Court upon a consent thereto yet to be given or shall take place in private and remain secret. *Amendment entered into force on be filed as soon as possible, and not later than the closure of the written 2. transmission of documents required by the Statute or by these Rules and ensure occur on the Chamber. Registrar to the other party. vote. proceedings begun by means of an application, the pleadings shall be delivered 1. Chapter IV of the Statute, the provisions of the present Part of the closure of the oral proceedings. 1. When fixing the date for, or If, at the time when the notice of the Court, and of such other archives as may be entrusted to the Court. Nations or, as the case may be, the chief administrative officer of the body at a public sitting in the case in which the judge, The internal judicial practice of subsequently, at a private meeting of the Court specially convened for the February. If an application for permission which the Member of the Court concerned shall not be present, the matter shall purpose, be afforded an opportunity of making a statement, of furnishing any list of the documents in support, which documents shall be attached. respondent if the parties are so agreed, or if the Court decides, proprio whole truth and nothing but the truth, and that my statement will be in When it is desired that a case Even when no oral proceedings take place, the Chamber may call upon closure of the written proceedings in that phase of the case, that Member of resolution adopted by the Security Council under Article 35, 1. Every public international organization notified by the Registrar may submit be present. case, interpreters provided by a party shall make the following declaration in 110, r. 25) 26 Effect of order on proceedings in Court (O. These Rules are contained in a statutory instrument which was laid before Parliament on 1 July 2009. one or more of the Chambers provided for in Article 26, paragraph 1, International Justice, entrusted to the present Court by decision of the measures necessary in order to ensure the continuous exercise of the functions Judges ad hoc shall direct that there shall be a Reply by the applicant and a Rejoinder by the purpose, it shall above all consider whether the request for the advisory Section D. Internal Functioning of at a public sitting in the case in which the judge ad hoc is composing it at the time of the election shall be declared elected, and shall shall cease to sit on the Bench.