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17 April 1958


General List No. 33


international Court of Justice


Guardianship of an Infant








BEFORE: President: Green H. Hackworth
Citation: Guardianship of an Infant, Netherlands v. Sweden, Order, 1958 I.C.J. 19 (Apr. 17)


The International Court of Justice,

composed as above,

after deliberation,

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

having regard to Article 37 of the Rules of the Court,

Makes the following Order:

Having regard to the Order of August 19th, 1957, fixing November 30th, 1957, and March 31st, 1958, as the time-limits for the filing of the Memorial and of the Counter-Memorial respectively, and reserving the rest of the procedure for further decision;

Whereas these pleadings were filed within the time-limits thus fixed; [p20]

The Court,

After ascertaining the views of the Parties,

Fixes the following time-limits for the filing of the further pleadings:

for the Reply of the Government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, June 18th, 1958;

for the Rejoinder of the Government of the Kingdom of Sweden, August 28th, 1958.

Done in English and French, the English text being authoritative, at the Peace Palace, The Hague, this seventeenth day of April, one thousand nine hundred and fifty-eight, 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,

(Signed) J. Lopez Olivan,