19 August 1957

 

General List No. 33

 
     

international Court of Justice

     
 

Guardianship of an Infant

 
     

Netherlands

 

v. 

Sweden

     
     
 

Order

 
     
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BEFORE: President: Green H. Hackworth
   
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Citation: Guardianship of an Infant, Netherlands v. Sweden, Order, 1957 I.C.J. 102 (Aug. 19)
   
Represented By: Netherlands: Mr. W. Riphagen;
Sweden: Mr. Sven Dahlman.
 
     
 
 
     
 

[p102]

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 9th, 1957, received in the Registry on July 10th, the Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands transmitted to the Registry an Application of the Government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands of the same date instituting proceedings before the Court against the Kingdom of Sweden in the matter of the guardianship of an infant;

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 Sweden and by the Kingdom of the Netherlands;

Whereas by the said letter dated July 9th, 1957, the Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands notified the appointment of Mr. W. Riphagen as Agent for the Government of the Netherlands;

Whereas the text of the Application and of the letter from the Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands was communicated, on July 10th, 1957, to the Swedish Ambassador to the Netherlands, in accordance with Article 40, paragraph 2, of the Statute and Article 33, paragraph 1, of the Rules of Court; [p103]

Whereas in a letter dated July 18th, 1957, the Swedish Ambassador to the Netherlands stated that the Application had been received by his Government;

Whereas by a letter of July 20th, 1957, the Swedish Minister of Justice acting Minister for Foreign Affairs notified the appointment of Mr. Sven Dahlman, Swedish Ambassador to the Netherlands, as Agent for the Government of the Kingdom of Sweden;

After ascertaining the views of the Parties,

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

for the Memorial of the Government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands: November 30th, 1957;

for the Counter-Memorial of the Government of the Kingdom of Sweden: March 31st, 1958;

And reserves the rest of the procedure for further decision.

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

(Signed) Green H. Hackworth,
President.

(Signed) Garnier-Coignet,
Deputy-Registrar.

 
     

 

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