27 May 1958

 

General List No. 38

 
     

international Court of Justice

     
 

Sovereignty over certain Frontier Land

 
     

Belgium

 

v. 

Netherlands

     
     
 

Order

 
     
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BEFORE: President: Helge Klaestad
   
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Citation: Sovereignty Over Certain Frontier Land, Belgium v. Netherlands, Order, 1958 I.C.J. 28 (May 27)
 
     
 
 
     
 

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The President of the International Court of Justice,

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 December 12th, 1957, in the case concerning Sovereignty over certain Frontier Land between the Kingdom of Belgium and the Kingdom of the Netherlands, whereby February 27th, 1958, was fixed as the time-limit for the filing of the Memorial of the Government of the Kingdom of Belgium, May 29th, 1958, as the time-limit for the filing of the Counter-Memorial of the Government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, and the subsequent procedure was reserved for further decision;

Whereas the Memorial of the Government of the Kingdom of Belgium was filed within the time-limit so fixed;

Whereas by a letter dated May 16th, 1958, the Agent for the Government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands requested that the time-limit for the filing of the Counter-Memorial of his Government be extended to June 29th, 1958; [p29]

Whereas by a letter dated May 21st, 1958, received in the Registry on May 27th, the Agent for the Government of the Kingdom of Belgium, to whom a copy of the request for an
extension had been transmitted on May 17th, declared that his Government had no objection to this request;

Postpones to June 30th, 1958, the time-limit for the filing of the Counter-Memorial of the Government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, the subsequent procedure remaining reserved for further decision.

Done in French and in English, the French text being authoritative, at the Peace Palace, The Hague, this twenty-seventh day of May, 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 Belgium and to the Government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, respectively.

(Signed) Helge Klaestad,
President.

(Signed) Garnier-Coignet,
Deputy-Registrar.

 
     

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