15 September 1967

 

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: J. L. Bustamante R
   
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Citation: Barcelona Traction, Light and Power Company, Limited (Belg. v. Spain), 1967 I.C.J. 12 (Order of Sept. 15)
 
     
 
 
     
 

 [p.12]
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,

Having regard to the Order of 12 April 1967 extending to 24 October 1967 the time-limit for the filing of the Rejoinder of the Government of Spain;

Whereas, by a letter dated 1 September 1967, the Agent for the Government of Spain, for the reasons therein set out, requested the extension to 31 May 1968 of the time-limit for the filing of the Rejoinder;

Whereas, on 1 September 1967, a certified true copy of the aforementioned letter was transmitted to the Agent for the Government of Belgium who was asked to make known the views of that Government on the request;[p13]

Whereas, by a letter dated 8 September 1967, the Agent for the Government of Belgium stated that that Government raised no objection as to the principle of the extension of the time-limit;

Having regard to the special reasons invoked by the Respondent to justify its request for an extension;

Whereas, in the spirit of Article 37, paragraph 3, of the Rules of Court, the answer of the Agent for the Belgian Government may be interpreted as an agreement in principle on the justification for an extension;

Extends to 31 May 1968 the time-limit for the filing of the Rejoinder of the Government of Spain.

Done in French and in English, the French text being authoritative, at the Peace Palace, The Hague, this fifteenth day of September, one thousand nine hundred and sixty-seven, in three copies, one of which will be placed in the archives of the Court and the others transmitted to the Government of Belgium and to the Government of Spain, respectively.

(Signed) J.L. Bustamante R.,
President.

(Signed) S.Aquarone,
Registrar.

 
     

 

 

 

 

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