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20 March 1972

 

General List No. 54

 
     

international Court of Justice

     
 

Appeal Relating to the Jurisdiction of the ICAO Council

 
     

India

 

v. 

Pakistan

     
     
 

Order

 
     
     
     
 
BEFORE: Vice-President: F. Ammoun
   
PermaLink: http://www.worldcourts.com/icj/eng/decisions/1972.03.20_icao_council.htm
   
Citation: Appeal Relating to the Jurisdiction of the ICAO Council (India v. Pak.), 1972 I.C.J. 6 (Order of Mar. 20)
   
Represented By: India: Mr. J. N. Dhamija;

Pakistan: Mr. R. S. Chhatari; Mr. S. T. Joshua.

 
     
 
 
     
 

[p 6]

The Vice-President of the International Court of Justice, Acting President under Article 13 of the Rules of Court,

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 19 January 1972 fixing the time-limits for the filing of the Reply of the Government of India and the Rejoinder of the Government of Pakistan,

Whereas, by a letter dated 9 March 1972, the Agent for the Government of India, for the reasons therein set out, requested the extension of the time-limit for the filing of the Reply from 30 March 1972 to 30 April 1972;

Whereas, on 9 March 1972, a certified true copy of the aforementioned letter was transmitted to the Agent for the Government of Pakistan who was asked to make known the wishes of that Government on the request;

Whereas, in a letter dated 17 March 1972, the Agent for the Government of Pakistan set out the reasons why he opposed the granting of an extension of the time-limit;[p 7]

Extends to 17 April 1972 the time-limit for the filing of the Reply of the Government of India and consequently to 16 May 1972 the time-limit for the filing of the Rejoinder of the Government of Pakistan.

Done in French and in English, the French text being authoritative, at the Peace Palace, The Hague, this twentieth day of March, one thousand nine hundred and seventy-two, in three copies, one of which will be placed in the archives of the Court and the others transmitted to the Government of India and to the Government of Pakistan, respectively.

(Signed) F.Ammoun,
Vice-President.

(Signed) S.Aquarone,
Registrar.