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29 September 1973

 

General List No. 60

 
     

international Court of Justice

     
 

Trial of Pakistani Prisoners of War

 
     

Pakistan

 

v. 

 India

     
     
 

Order

 
     
     
     
 
BEFORE: President: Manfred Lachs
   
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Citation: Trial of Pakistani Prisoners of War (Pak. v. India), 1973 I.C.J. 344 (Order of Sept. 29)
 
     
 
 
     
 

[p.344]

The President of the International Court of Justice,

Having regard to Article 48 of the Statute of the Court and to Article 40 of the Rules of Court,

Having regard to the Order of 13 July 1973 by which the Court (inter alia) fixed 1 October 1973 as the time-limit for the Memorial of the Government of Pakistan and 15 December 1973 as the time-limit for the Counter-Memorial of the Government of India on the question of the jurisdiction of the Court to entertain the dispute,

Whereas, by a letter dated 24 September 1973, received in the Registry the same day, the Agent of Pakistan, for the reasons therein set out, requested the extension of the time-limit for the filing of the Memorial to 15 December 1973;

Whereas a copy of the said letter was immediately transmitted to the Government of India, which was invited to communicate its views to the Court not later than 28 September 1973;

Whereas no observations have been received from the Government of India;
Extends to 15 December 1973 the time-limit for the filing of the Memorial of the Government of Pakistan;

Extends to 17 May 1974 the time-limit for the filing of the Counter-Memorial of the Government of India; [p 345]

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-ninth day of September, 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 Pakistan and to the Government of India respectively.

(Signed) Manfred Lachs,
President.

(Signed) S. Aquarone,
Registrar.