7 August 1962

 

General List No. 50

 
     

international Court of Justice

     
 

Barcelona Traction, Light and Power Company, Limited

 
     

Belgium

 

v. 

Spain

     
     
 

Order

 
     
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BEFORE: President: Winiarski
   
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Citation: Barcelona Traction, Light and Power Company, Limited (Belg. v. Spain), 1962 I.C.J. 310 (Order of Aug. 7)
   
Represented By: Belgium: M. Yves Devadder.
 
     
 
 
     
 

[p.310]

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 19 June 1962, the Belgian Ambassador to the Netherlands transmitted to the Registry an Application by the Belgian Government, dated 14 June 1962, instituting before the Court "new proceedings in the dispute between the Belgian Government and the Spanish Government concerning the Barcelona Traction, Light and Power Company, Ltd.";

Whereas the Belgian Ambassador to the Netherlands states in his letter that the Belgian Government has appointed as its Agent to represent it before the Court in this case M. Yves Devadder, Legal Adviser, Ministry for Foreign Affairs and External Trade, and that the Application bears the signature of M. Devadder;


Whereas, to found the jurisdiction of the Court, the Application relies on Article 17 of the Treaty of Conciliation, Judicial Settlement and Arbitration of 19 July 1927 between Belgium and Spain and on Article 37 of the Statute of the Court; [p311]

Whereas, on 19 June 1962, a copy of the Application was transmitted to the Spanish Ambassador to the Netherlands;

Whereas, by a letter dated 24 July 1962, the Spanish Ambassador to the Netherlands informed the Registry that his Government had appointed as Agent Professor Juan Manuel Castro-Rial;

Having ascertained the views of the Parties,
Fixes as follows the time-limits for the filing of Pleadings:

for the Memorial of the Belgian Government, 31 October 1962;
for the Counter-Memorial of the Spanish Government, 15 March 1963;

Reserves the subsequent procedure for further decision.
Done in French and in English, the French text being authoritative, at the Peace Palace, The Hague, this seventh day of August, one thousand nine hundred and sixty-two, in three copies, one of which will be placed in the archives of the Court and the others transmitted to the Belgian Government and to the Spanish Government, respectively.

(Signed) B. Winiarski,
President.

(Signed) William Tait,
Acting Registrar.

 
     

 

 

 

 

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