26 January 1954

 

General List No. 19

 
     

international Court of Justice

     
 

Monetary Gold Removed from Rome in 1943

 
     

Italy

 

v. 

France, United Kingdom and United States

     
     
 

Order

 
     
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BEFORE: President: J. G. Guerrero
   
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Citation: Monetary Gold Removed from Rome in 1943, Italy vs. France et al., Order, 1954 I.C.J. 10 (Jan. 26)
 
     
 
 
     
 

[p.10]
The Vice-President of the International Court of Justice, Acting President in this case,

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

having regard to Article 37 of the Rules of Court ;

Having regard to the Order of November 3rd, 1953, whereby the Court fixed December 15th, 1953, as the time-limit within which the Italian Government might present a written statement defining its position on the preliminary question raised by it on October 3oth, 1953, in the case of the monetary gold removed from Rome in 1943, and February 15th, 1954, as the time-limit within which the Governments of the French Republic, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and of the United States of America might present written statements of their observations and submissions on that question,

Whereas the written statement of the Italian Government was presented within the time-limit fixed,

Whereas by telegram of January 14th, 1954, filed in the Registry on the same day, the Agent of the Government of the United [p 11] Kingdom has requested the extension until March 31st, 1954, of the time-limit which had been fixed for February 15th, 1954, in order to give time to the three Respondent Governments to concert as to the nature of the statement or statements they will make,

Whereas by letter of January 20th, 1954, the Agent of the Italian Government, to whom the aforesaid request had been communicated, stated that he had no objection to the requested extension,

Whereas the Agents of the French Government and of the Government of the United States of America, to whom the said request had also been communicated, indicated by letters dated respectively January 2nd and 26th, 1954, that they concurred in the request of the Agent of the Government of the United Kingdom ;

Extends to March 31st, 1954, the time-limit within which the Governments of the French Republic, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and of the United States of America may present written statements of their observations and submissions on the preliminary question raised in the case of the monetary gold removed from Rome in 1943.

Done in French and English, the French text being authoritative, at the Peace Palace, The Hague, this twenty-sixth day of January, one thousand nine hundred and fifty-four, in five copies, one of which will be placed in the archives of the Court and the others will be transmitted to the Governments of the Italian Republic, of the French Republic, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and of the United States of America, respectively.

(Signed) J. G. Guerrero,
Vice-President.

(Signed) J. Lopez Olivan,
Registrar.

 
     

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