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28 August 1970

 

General List No. 53

 
     

international Court of Justice

     
     
     

Legal Consequences for States of the Continued Presence of South Africa in Namibia (South West Africa) Notwithstanding Security Council Resolution 276 (1970)

 

 

 

     
     
 

Order

 
     
     
     
 
BEFORE: President: Zafrulla Khan
   
PermaLink: http://www.worldcourts.com/icj/eng/decisions/1970.08.28_namibia.htm
   
Citation: Legal Consequences for States of the Continued Presence of South Africa in Namibia (South West Africa) Notwithstanding Security Council Resolution 276, 1970 I.C.J. 362 (Order of Aug. 28)
 
     
 
 
     
 

[p362]
The President of the International Court of Justice,

Having regard to Article 66, paragraph 2, of the Statute of the Court and to Articles 37 and 82 of the Rules of Court,

Having regard to the Order of 5 August 1970 fixing 23 September 1970 as the time-limit within which written statements may be submitted in accordance with Article 66, paragraph 2, of the Statute of the Court;

Whereas, by a letter dated 19 August 1970 handed to the Registrar on 24 August 1970, the Secretary for Foreign Affairs of South Africa, for the reasons therein set out, requested the extension to 31 January 1971 of the time-limit for the submission of a written statement;

Extends to 19 November 1970 the time-limit within which written statements may be submitted in accordance with Article 66, paragraph 2, of the Statute of the Court; [p 363]

Reserves the subsequent procedure for further decision.

Done in English and in French, the English text being authoritative, at the Peace Palace, The Hague, this twenty-eighth day of August, one thousand nine hundred and seventy.

(Signed) Zafrulla Khan,
President.

(Signed) S.Aquarone,
Registrar.