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26 January 1971

 

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
   
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Citation: Legal Consequences for States of the Continued Presence of South Africa in Namibia (South West Africa) Notwithstanding Security Council Resolution 276, 1971 I.C.J. 3 (Order No. 1 of Jan. 26)
 
     
 
 
     
 


[p.3]
The Court,

Composed as above,

After deliberation,

Having regard to Article 48 of the Statute of the Court,

Makes the following Order:

Having regard to the written statement filed by the Government of the Republic of South Africa on 19 November 1970, wherein objections are taken to the participation of certain Members of the Court in the present proceedings, [p 4]

The Court

Unanimously decides,

With regard to President Sir Muhammad Zafrulla Khan, not to accede to the objection which has been raised.

Done in French and in English, the French text being authoritative, at the Peace Palace, The Hague, this twenty-sixth day of January, one thousand nine hundred and seventy-one, in fourteen copies, of which one will be placed in the Archives of the Court, one will be transmitted to the Secretary-General of the United Nations, and the others will be transmitted to the Governments of the following States, namely: Czechoslovakia, Finland, France, Hungary, India, the Netherlands, Nigeria, Pakistan, Poland, South Africa, United States of America, Yugoslavia.

(Signed) F. Ammoun,
Vice-President.

(Signed) S.Aquarone,
Registrar.