29 May 1956

 

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, 1956 I.C.J. 20 (May 29)
 
     
 
 
     
 

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The International Court of Justice,

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

having regard to Articles 37 and 62 of the Rules of Court,

Makes the following Order:

Having regard to the Order of the Court of April 24th, 1956, fixing June 4th, 1956, as the time-limit within which the Government of the French Republic may present a written statement of its observations and submissions in regard to the Preliminary Objections raised by the Government of the Kingdom of Norway in the case of certain Norwegian loans;

Whereas, by letters of April 24th, 1956, the Registrar, when notifying the Agents of the Parties of the decision taken that day by the Court,, informed them that it was the Court's intention to open the oral hearings in the said case on June 25th, 1956;

Whereas, by letter of May 15th, 1956, M. Lars Jorstad, Agent for the Government of the Kingdom of Norway, requested the [p21] Registrar to acquaint the Court with the desire of that Government that, because of unforeseen circumstances, the oral proceedings in the case should be postponed until the autumn;

The Court,

After ascertaining the views of the Parties and taking into account their respective positions,

Having decided, as a result of the request presented on behalf of the Government of the Kingdom of Norway, to postpone the opening of the oral proceedings,

Extends to August 31st, 1956, the time-limit for the filing by the Government of the French Republic of its observations and submissions in regard to the Preliminary Objections raised by the Government of the Kingdom of Norway;

Reserves the rest of the procedure for further decision.

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

(Signed) Green H. Hackworth,
President.

(Signed) J. López Olivan,
Registrar.

 
     

 

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