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15 October 1959

 

General List No. 42

 
     

international Court of Justice

     
 

Compagnie Du Port, Des Quais Et Des Entrepots De Beyrouth and the Societe Radio-Orient

 
     

France

 

v. 

Lebanon

     
     
 

Order

 
     
     
     
 
BEFORE: President: Helge Klaestad
   
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Citation: Compagnie Du Port, Des Quais Et Des Entrepots De Beyrouth and the Societe Radio-Orient (Fr. v. Leb.), 1959 I.C.J. 260 (Order of June 18)
 
     
 
 
     
 

[p.280]
The International Court of Justice,

composed as above,

after deliberation,

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

Makes the following Order:

Having regard to the Order of 18 June 1959 fixing 19 October 1959 as the time-limit for the filing of the Counter-Memorial of the Government of the Lebanese Republic; [p 281]

Whereas by a letter dated 9 October 1959, received on 12 October, the Minister of Lebanon to the Netherlands and since appointed Agent for his Government in the present case, has, on behalf of his Government, requested that this time-limit be extended to 31 December 1959;

Whereas, on 12 October 1959, the Agent for the French Government was informed of the letter from the Minister of Lebanon at London and was requested to make known the views of his Government on the request thus presented on behalf of the Lebanese Government;

Whereas, on the same day, the Agent for the French Government stated that his Government had no objection to this extension;

The Court

decides to extend to 29 December 1959 the time-limit for the filing of the Counter-Memorial of the Lebanese Government.

Done in French and in English, the French text being authoritative, at the Peace Palace, The Hague, this fifteenth day of October, one thousand nine hundred and fifty-nine, 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 Republic of Lebanon, respectively.

(Signed) Helge Klaestad,
President.

(Signed) Garnier-Coignet,
Deputy-Registrar.