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Judge Awn Shawkat Al-Khasawneh

Judge Awn Shawkat Al-Khasawneh
Vice-President
International Court of Justice

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Courts and Tribunals
International Court of Justice (ICJ)

Reflections on the Jurisdiction of the
International Court of Justice (Part I)


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Reflections on the Jurisdiction of the
International Court of Justice (Part II)


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Reflections on the Jurisdiction of the
International Court of Justice (Part III)


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Courts and Tribunals
International Court of Justice (ICJ)
Reflections on the Jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice
A. Legal Instruments
International
Esguerra-Bárcenas Treaty, Managua, 24 March 1928, League of Nations, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 105, p. 340.

General Act for the Pacific Settlements of International Disputes, Geneva, 26 September 1928, League of Nations, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 93, p. 343.

Charter of the United Nations and Statute of the International Court of Justice, San Francisco, 26 June 1945.

American Treaty on Pacific Settlement, Bogota, 30 April 1948, Organization of American States, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 30, p. 55.

Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, Paris, 9 December 1948, United Nations,  Treaty Series, vol. 78, p. 277.

International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, New York, 7 March 1966, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 660, p. 195.

Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties, Vienna, 23 May 1969, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1155, p. 331.

Statute of the River Uruguay, Salto, 26 February 1975, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1295, p. 340.

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women, New York, 18 December 1979, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1249, p. 13.
National
Supreme Court of Judicature Act 1873, 36 & 37 Vict C. 66.

B. Jurisprudence
Permanent Court of International Justice, Rights of Minorities in Upper Silesia (Minority Schools), Judgment of 26 April 1928, Series A, No. 14, p. 1.

Permanent Court of International Justice, Electricity Company of Sofia and Bulgaria, Judgment of 4 April 1939, Series A, No 77, p. 63.

International Court of Justice, The Corfu Channel Case (Merits), Judgment of 9 April 1949, I.C.J. Reports 1949, p. 4.

International Court of Justice, Fisheries Case (United Kingdom v. Norway), Judgment of 18 December 1951, I.C.J. Reports 1951, p. 116.

International Court of Justice, Case of the Monetary Gold Removed from Rome in 1943 (Preliminary Question), Judgment of 15 June 1954, I.C. J. Reports 1954, p. 19.

International Court of Justice, Case of Certain Norwegian Loans, Judgment of 6 July 1957, I.C.J. Reports 1957, p. 9.

International Court of Justice, Interhandel Case (Switzerland v. United States), Judgment of 21 March 1959, I.C.J. Reports 1959, p. 6.

International Court of Justice, Case concerning the Northern Cameroons (Cameroon v. United Kingdom), Preliminary Objections, Judgment of 2 December 1963, I.C. J. Reports 1963, p. 15.

International Court of Justice, South West Africa Cases, Second Phase, Judgment of 18 July 1966, I.C.J. Reports 1966, p. 6.

International Court of Justice, Trial of Pakistani Prisoners of War, Order of 15 December 1973, I.C.J. Reports 1973, p. 347.

International Court of Justice, Nuclear Tests (New Zealand v. France), Judgment of 20 December 1974, I.C.J. Reports 1974, p. 457.

International Court of Justice, Aegean Sea Continental Shelf (Greece v. Turkey), Judgment of 19 December 1978, I.C.J. Reports 1978, p. 3.

International Court of Justice, Case Concerning Military and Paramilitary Activities in and against Nicaragua (Nicaragua v. United States of America), Merits, Judgment of 27 June 1986, I.C.J. Reports 1986, p. 14.

International Court of Justice, Case Concerning Border and Transborder Armed Conflicts (Nicaragua v. Honduras), Jurisdiction and Admissibility, Judgment of 20 December 1988, I.C.J. Reports 1988, p. 69.

International Court of Justice, Land, Island and Maritime Frontier Dispute (El Salvador/ Honduras: Nicaragua Intervening), Judgment of 11 September 1992, I.C.J. Reports 1992, p. 351.

International Court of Justice, East Timor (Portugal v. Australia), Judgment of 30 June 1995, I.C.J. Reports 1995, p. 90.

International Court of Justice, Legality of the Threat or Use of Nuclear Weapons, Advisory Opinion of 8 July 1996, I.C.J. Reports 1996, p. 226.

International Court of Justice, Legality of the Use by a State of Nuclear Weapons in Armed Conflict, Advisory Opinion of 8 July 1996, I.C.J. Reports 1996, p. 66.

International Court of Justice, Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, Preliminary Objections, Judgment of 11 July 1996, I.C.J. Reports 1996, p. 595.

International Court of Justice, Questions of Interpretation and Application of the 1971 Montreal Convention arising from the Aerial Incident at Lockerbie (Libyan Arab Jamahiriya v. United States), Preliminary Objections, Judgment of 27 February 1998, I.C.J. Reports 1998, p. 115.

International Court of Justice, Legality of Use of Force (Yugoslavia v. Spain), Provisional Measures, Order of 2 June 1999, I.C.J. Reports 1999, p. 761.

International Court of Justice, Legality of Use of Force (Yugoslavia v. United States of America), Provisional Measures, Order of 2 June 1999, I.C.J. Reports 1999, p. 916.

International Court of Justice, Case Concerning the Aerial Incident of 10 August 1999 (Pakistan v. India), Judgment of 21 June 2000, I.C.J. Reports 2000, p. 12.

International Court of Justice, Case Concerning Armed Activities on the Territory of the Congo (Democratic Republic of the Congo v. Rwanda), Order of 30 January 2001.

International Court of Justice, Armed Activities on the Territory of the Congo (Democratic Republic of the Congo v. Uganda), Order of 29 November 2001, I.C.J. Reports 2001, p. 660.

International Court of Justice, Sovereignty over Pulau Ligitan and Pulau Sipadan (Indonesia/Malaysia), Judgment of 17 December 2002, I. C. J. Reports 2002, p. 625.

International Court of Justice, Application for Revision of the Judgment of 11 July 1996 in the Case concerning Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Bosnia and Herzegovina v. Yugoslavia), Preliminary Objections (Yugoslavia v. Bosnia and Herzegovina), Judgment of 3 February 2003, I.C.J. Reports 2003, p. 7.

International Court of Justice, Case Concerning Oil Platforms (Islamic Republic of Iran v. United States of America), Judgment of 6 November 2003, I.C.J. Reports 2003, p. 161.

International Court of Justice, Application for Revision of the Judgment of 11 September 1992 in the Case concerning the Land, Island and Maritime Frontier Dispute (El Salvador/Honduras: Nicaragua intervening) (El Salvador v. Honduras), Judgment of 18 December 2003, I.C.J. Reports, 2003, p. 392.

International Court of Justice, Avena and Other Mexican Nationals (Mexico v. United Slates of America), Judgment of 31 March 2004, I. C. J. Reports 2004, p. 12.

International Court of Justice, Legality of Use of Force (Serbia and Montenegro v. Netherlands), Preliminary Objections, Judgment of 15 December 2004, I.C.J. Reports 2004, p. 1011.

International Court of Justice, Frontier Dispute (Benin/Niger), Judgment of 12 July 2005, I.C.J. Reports 2005, p. 90.

International Court of Justice, Case concerning Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Bosnia and Herzegovina v. Serbia and Montenegro), Judgment of 26 February 2007, I.C.J. Reports 2007, p. 43.

International Court of Justice, Territorial and Maritime Dispute (Nicaragua v. Colombia), Preliminary Objections, Judgment of 13 December 2007, I.C.J. Reports 2007, p. 832.

International Court of Justice, Case concerning Sovereignty over Pedra Branca/Pulau Batu Puteh, Middle Rocks and South Ledge (Malaysia v. Singapore), Judgment of 23 May 2008, I.C.J. Reports 2008, p. 12.

International Court of Justice, Case Concerning Certain Questions of Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters (Djibouti v. France), Judgment of 4 June 2008, I.C.J. Reports 2008, p. 177.

International Court of Justice, Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Racial Discrimination (Georgia v. Russian Federation), Provisional Measures, Order of 15 October 2008, I.C.J. Reports 2008, p. 353.

International Court of Justice, Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Croatia v. Serbia), Preliminary Objections, Judgment of 18 November 2008, I.C.J. Reports 2008, p. 412.

International Court of Justice, Maritime Delimination in the Black Sea (Romania v. Ukraine), Judgment of 3 February 2009, I.C.J. Reports 2009, p. 61.

International Court of Justice, Request for Interpretation of the Judgment of 31 March 2004 in the Case concerning Avena and Other Mexican Nationals (Mexico v. United States of America) (Mexico v. United States of America), Judgment of 19 January 2009, I.C.J. Reports 2009, p. 3.

International Court of Justice, Pulp Mills on the River Uruguay (Argentina v. Uruguay), Judgment of 20 April 2010, I.C.J. Reports 2010, p. 14.
C. Documents
International Court of Justice, Rules of Court, I.C.J. Acts and Documents No. 6.