12 January 1989

 

General List No. 75

 
     

international Court of Justice

     
 

Land, Island and Maritime Frontier Dispute

 
     

El Salvador

 

v. 

Honduras

     
     
 

Order

 
     
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BEFORE: President: Jose Sette-Camara
   
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Citation: Land, Island and Maritime Frontier Dispute (El Sal. v. Hond.), 1989 I.C.J. 3 (Order of Jan. 12)
 
     
 
 
     
 

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The President of the Chamber of the International Court of Justice formed to deal with the above-mentioned case,

Having regard to Article 48 of the Statute of the Court and to Article 18, paragraph 3, and Articles 44 and 92 of the Rules of Court,

Having regard to the Special Agreement concluded on 24 May 1986 between the Republic of El Salvador and the Republic of Honduras for the submission to a chamber of the Court of a land, island and maritime frontier dispute between the two States and to the Order of 8 May 1987 by which the Court decided to accede to the request of the Parties to form a special chamber of five judges to deal with the case, and declared the Chamber to have been duly constituted,

Having regard to the Order made by the Court on 27 May 1987 by which 1 June 1988 was fixed as the time-limit for the filing by each of the Parties of a Memorial and to the Order made by the Chamber on 29 May 1987 by which it authorized the filing of Counter-Memorials and Replies in the present case as contemplated by the Special Agreement, and fixed 1 February 1989 as the time-limit for the filing by each of the Parties of a Counter-Memorial and 1 August 1989 as the time-limit for the filing by each of the Parties of a Reply;

Whereas the Memorials of the two Parties were duly filed within the time-limit fixed therefor;
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Whereas by a cable signed by their respective Ministers for Foreign Affairs dated 21 December 1988 and received in the Registry on 23 December 1988 the two Parties jointly requested, for the reasons set out in the said cable, the extension of the time-limit for the filing of the Counter-Memorials to 10 February 1989 and of that for the filing of the Replies to 15 December 1989,

Extends to 10 February 1989 the time-limit for the filing by each of the Parties of a Counter-Memorial and to 15 December 1989 the time-limit for the filing by each of the Parties of a Reply;

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 twelfth day of January, one thousand nine hundred and eighty-nine, in three copies, one of which will be placed in the archives of the Court and the others transmitted to the Government of El Salvador and the Government of Honduras, respectively.

(Signed) Jose Sette-Camara,
President of the Chamber.

(Signed) Eduardo Valencia-Ospina,
Registrar.

 
     

 

 

 

 

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