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10 June 1960


General List No. 45


international Court of Justice


Temple of Preah Vihear








BEFORE: President: Klaestad
Citation: Temple of Preah Vihear (Cambodia v. Thail.), 1960 I.C.J. 180 (Order of June 10)

The President of the International Court of Justice,

having regard to Article 48 of the Statute of the Court and to Article 62 of the Rules of Court ;

Having regard to the Order of 5 December 1959 fixing 23 May 1960 as the time-limit for the filing of the Counter-Memorial of the Government of Thailand;

Whereas, within the time-limit so fixed, the Government of Thailand filed certain Preliminary Objections to the jurisdiction of the Court;

Whereas, accordingly, by virtue of the provisions of Article 62, paragraph 3, of the Rules of Court, the proceedings on the merits are suspended and a time-limit has to be fixed for the presentation by the other Party of a written statement of its Observations and Submissions on the Preliminary Objections;

Fixes 22 July 1960 as the time-limit within which the Government of Cambodia may present a written statement of its Observations and Submissions on the Objections raised by the Govern-ment of Thailand. [p 181]

Done in English and in French, the English text being authoritative, at the Peace Palace, The Hague, this tenth day of June, one thousand nine hundred and sixty, in three copies, one of which will be placed in the archives of the Court and the others transmitted to the Government of Cambodia and to the Government of Thailand, respectively.

(Signed) Helge Klaestad,

(Signed) Garnier-Coignet,