3 September 1958

 

General List No. 39

 
     

international Court of Justice

     
 

Arbitral Award Made by the King of Spain on December 23rd 1906

 
     

Honduras

 

v. 

Nicaragua

     
     
 

Order

 
     
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BEFORE: President: Helge Klaestad
   
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Citation: Arbitral Award Made by the King of Spain on December 23rd 1906, Honduras v. Nicaragua, Order, 1958 I.C.J. 43 (Sept. 3)
 
     
 
 
     
 

[p43]

The President of the International Court of Justice,

having regard to Article 48 of the Statute of the Court and to Article 37 of the Rules of Court ;

Whereas by a letter dated July 1st, 1958, the Minister of Honduras in the Netherlands transmitted to the Registry an Application of the Government of the Republic of Honduras of the same date instituting proceedings before the Court against the Republic of Nicaragua in the matter of the Arbitral Award made by the King of Spain on December 23rd, 1906;

Whereas the Application refers to the Washington Agreement of July 21st, 1957, by virtue of which the dispute between Honduras and Nicaragua concerning the Arbitral Award made on December 23rd, 1906; should be submitted to the Court; [p44]

Whereas by the said letter dated July 1st, 1958, the Minister of Honduras in the Netherlands notified the appointment of the Agents for the Government of Honduras;

Whereas the text of the Application and of the letter from the Minister of Honduras in the Netherlands was communicated, on July 1st, 1958, to the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Nicaragua;

Whereas the Washington Agreement of July 21st, 1957, provides that, within a period of two months following the notification that the Court is to make with respect to the Application, the Government of Nicaragua shall designate its Agent;

Whereas by a telegram dated August 30th, 1958, the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Nicaragua notified the appointment of the Agent for the Government of Nicaragua;

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 Republic of Honduras: January 5th, 1959;

for the Counter-Memorial of the Government of the Republic of Nicaragua: May 5th, 1959;

for the Reply of the Government of the Republic of Honduras: August 3rd, 1959;

for the Rejoinder of the Government of the Republic of Nicaragua: November 3rd, 1959.

Done in English and in French, the English text being authoritative, at the Peace Palace, The Hague, this third day of September, 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 Republic of Honduras and to the Government of the Republic of Nicaragua, respectively.

(Signed) Helge Klaestad,
President.

(Signed) S. Aquarone,
First Secretary,
Acting Registrar.

 
     

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