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3 September 1962

 

General List No. 48

 
     

International Court of justice

     

Cameroun

 

v.

United Kingdom

     
 

the Northern Cameroons

 
     
 

Order

 
     
 
 
 
     
     
 
BEFORE: PRESIDENT: B. Winiarski
   
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Citation: The Northern Cameroons (Cameroun. v. U. K.), 1962 I.C.J. 313 (Order of Sept. 3)
   
 
     
 
 
     
  ORDER

[1] 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 10 July 1962, extending to 14 August 1962 the time-limit fixed for the filing of the Counter-Memorial of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland;

[2] Whereas the Counter-Memorial of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland was filed within that time-limit;

[3] Whereas the Agent of the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, while including in the Counter-Memorial the answers of his Government to the allegations of the Federal Republic of Cameroun on the merits, has objected to the jurisdiction of the Court, and expressly stated this objection as a preliminary objection under Article 62 of the Rules of Court;

[4] 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 objection,

[5] Fixes 1 December 1962 as the time-limit within which the Government of the Federal Republic of Cameroun may present a written statement of its observations and submissions on the preliminary objection raised by the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

[6] Done in French and in English, the French text being authoritative, at the"Peace Palace, The Hague, this third day of September, 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 Government of the Federal Republic of Cameroun and to the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, respectively.

(Signed) B. Winiarski,
President.

(Signed) S. Aquarone,
Deputy-Registrar.