15 February 1973

 

General List No. 55

 
     

international Court of Justice

     
 

Fisheries Jurisdiction

 
     

United Kingdom

 

v. 

Iceland

     
     
 

Order

 
     
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BEFORE: President: Manfred Lachs
   
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Citation: Fisheries Jurisdiction (U.K. v. Ice.), 1973 I.C.J. 93 (Order of Feb. 15)
 
     
 
 
     
 

[p.93]
The International Court of Justice,

Composed as above,

After deliberation,
Having regard to Article 48 of the Statute of the Court and to Article 37 of the 1946 Rules of Court,

Makes the following Order:

Having regard to the Order of 18 August 1972 in this case, by which the Court decided that the first pleadings should be addressed to the question of the jurisdiction of the Court to entertain the dispute, and fixed time-limits for the filing of a Memorial of the Government of the United[p5]
Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and a Counter-Memorial of the Government of Iceland;

Having regard to the Judgment of 2 February 1973 in this case, by which the Court found that it had jurisdiction to entertain the Application filed by the Government of the United Kingdom on 14 April 1972 and to deal with the merits of the dispute;

Whereas the Court must therefore now fix time-limits for the written proceedings on the merits;

THE COURT,

Having ascertained the views of the Applicant and having given the Respondent an opportunity of stating its views,

Fixes as follows the time-limits for the written proceedings on the merits:
1 August 1973 for the Memorial of the Government of the United Kingdom,
15 January 1974 for the Counter-Memorial of the Government of Iceland;

And 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 fifteenth day of February, one thousand nine hundred and seventy-three, in three copies, one of which will be placed in the archives of the Court, and the others transmitted to the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and to the Government of the Republic of Iceland, respectively.

(Signed) Manfred Lachs,
President.

(Signed) S. Aquarone,
Registrar.

 
     

 

 

 

 

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