19 September 1955

 

General List No. 29

 
     

international Court of Justice

     
 

Certain Norwegian Loans

 
     

France

 

v. 

Norway

     
     
 

Order

 
     
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BEFORE: President: Green H. Hackworth
   
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Citation: Certain Norwegian Loans, France v. Norway, Order, 1955 I.C.J. 124 (Sept. 19)
   
Represented By: France: M. Andre Gros;
Norway: M. Sven Arntzen; M. Lars Jorstad.
 
     
 
 
     
 

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The President of the International Court of Justice,

having regard to Articles 40 and 48 of the Statute of the Court,

having regard to Articles 32 and 37 of the Rules of Court;

Whereas by a letter dated July 6th, 1955, the French Ambassador to the Netherlands transmitted to the Registry an Application of the Government of the French Republic of the same date instituting proceedings before the Court against the Government of the Kingdom of Norway, in the matter of the payment of certain Norwegian loans,

Whereas the Application refers to Article 36, paragraph 2, of the Statute and to the acceptance of the compulsory jurisdiction of the Court by the Kingdom of Norway on November 16th, 1946, and by the French Republic on March 1st, 1946,

Whereas by the said letter dated July 6th, 1955, the French Ambassador to the Netherlands notified the appointment of M. Andre Gros, Legal Adviser to the Ministry for Foreign Affairs as Agent of the Government of the French Republic,

Whereas by a letter dated July 20th, 1955, the Norwegian Royal Ministry for Foreign Affairs acknowledged receipt of the Application and by a subsequent letter dated September 7th, 1955, notified the appointment of M. Sven Arntzen, Advocate at the [p 125]

Supreme Court, and M. Lars Jorstad, Norwegian Minister to the Netherlands, as Agents of the Government of the Kingdom of Norway;

Whereas the Agents of the Parties have stated their views with regard to questions of procedure, the Agent of the Government of the French Republic having expressed the desire to have a time-limit of three months for the preparation of the Memorial, and the Agent of the Government of the Kingdom of Norway a time-limit of four months for the preparation of the Counter-Memorial;

Whereas an agreement has been reached by the Parties in this regard;

Whereas there is no objection to taking this agreement into account;

Fixes as follows the time-limits for the filing of the said Pleadings:

for the Memorial of the Government of the French Republic: December 20th, 1955;

for the Counter-Memorial of the Government of the Kingdom of Norway : April 20th, 1956;

And reserves the rest of the procedure for further decision.

Done in English and French, the English text being authoritative, at the Peace Palace, The Hague, this nineteenth day of September, one thousand nine hundred and fifty-five, in three copies, one of which will be placed in the archives of the Court and the others will be transmitted to the Government of the French Republic and the Government of the Kingdom of Norway respectively.

(Signed) Green H. Hackworth,
President.

(Signed) Garnier-Coignet,
Deputy-Registrar.
 

 
     

 

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