9 April 1949

 

General List No. 1

 
     

international Court of Justice

     
 

Corfu Channel

 
     

United Kingdom

 

v. 

Albania

     
     
 

Order

 
     
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BEFORE: President: J. G. Guerrero
   
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Citation: Corfu Channel, U.K. v. Albania, Order, 1949 I.C.J. 171 (Apr. 9)
   
Represented By: United Kingdom: Sir E. Beckett, Legal Adviser to the Foreign Office; Sir Hartley Shawcross, Attorney-General; Sir Frank Soskice, Solicitor-General;
Mr. C. H. M. Waldock, Professor; Mr. R. O. Wilberforce; Mr. J. Mervyn Jones; Mr. M. E. Reed;

Albania: M.Kahreman Ylli, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of Albania in Paris; M.Behar Stylla, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of Albania in Paris; M. Pierre Cot, Professor; Maitre Joe Nordmann; Maitre Marc Jacquier; Maitre Paul Villard.
 
     
 
 
     
 

[p171]

The International Court of Justice,

After deliberation,

Having regard to Article 48 of the Statute of the Court,

Makes the following Order:

Having regard to the Judgment delivered this day in the Corfu Channel case (Merits), whereby the Court reserves for further consideration the assessment of the amount of compensation due from the People's Republic of Albania to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland,

Whereas the United Kingdom Government, in its Memorial filed on October 1st, 1947, stated the various sums claimed by it in respect of compensation,

The Court,

subject to the right of the Parties to avail themselves of Article 68 of the Rules of Court,

Fixes

Saturday, June 25th, 1949, as the time-limit for the Government of the People's Republic of Albania to submit observations on the amount demanded from it; [p172]

and Monday, July 25th, 1949, as the time-limit for the Government of the United Kingdom to reply to these observations;

and Thursday, August 25th, 1949, as the time-limit for the Government of the People's Republic of Albania to reply;

the further procedure, including the appointment of experts in case of agreement being reached by the Parties both as to the subject of the expert opinion and as to the names of the experts, will be regulated by Order of the Acting President of the Court.

Done in French and in English, the French text being authoritative, at the Peace Palace, The Hague, this ninth day of April, one thousand nine hundred and forty-nine, in three copies, one of which will be placed in the archives of the Court, and the others transmitted to the Governments of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and of the People's Republic of Albania respectively.

(Signed) J.G.Guerrero, Acting President.

(Signed) E.Hambro,
Registrar.

 
     

 

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