14 June 1989

 

General List No. 81

 
     

international Court of Justice

     
     
     

Applicability of Article VI, Section 22, of the Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations

 

 

 

     
     
 

Order

 
     
  Return Home
 
 
     
     
 
BEFORE: President: Jose Maria Ruda
   
PermaLink: http://www.worldcourts.com/icj/eng/decisions/1989.06.14_article6.htm
   
Citation: Applicability of Article VI, Section 22, of the Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations, 1989 I.C.J. 9 (Order of June 14)
 
     
 
 
     
 

[p.9]
The President of the International Court of Justice,

Having regard to Article 66, paragraph 2, of the Statute of the Court,

Whereas on 24 May 1989 the United Nations Economic and Social Council adopted the following resolution (resolution 1989/75):

"The Economic and Social Council,

Having considered resolution 1988/37 of 1 September 1988 of the Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities and Commission on Human Rights resolution 1989/37 of 6 March 1989,

1. Concludes that a difference has arisen between the United Nations and the Government of Romania as to the applicability of the Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations [General Assembly resolution 22 A (I)] to Mr. Dumitru Mazilu as Special Rapporteur of the Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities;

2. Requests, on a priority basis, pursuant to Article 96, paragraph 2, of the Charter of the United Nations and in accordance with [p 10] General Assembly resolution 89 (I) of 11 December 1946, an advisory opinion from the International Court of Justice on the legal question of the applicability of Article VI, Section 22, of the Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations in the case of Mr. Dumitru Mazilu as Special Rapporteur of the Sub-Commission";

Whereas certified true copies of the English and French texts of that resolution were transmitted to the Court by a letter from the Secretary-General of the United Nations dated 1 June 1989, and received in the Registry on 13 June 1989;

Whereas in fixing time-limits for the proceedings, it is necessary to bear in mind that the request for opinion was expressed to be made "on a priority basis",

Decides that the United Nations and the States which are parties to the Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations are likely to be able to furnish information on the question submitted to the Court for advisory opinion;

Fixes 31 July 1989 as the time-limit within which written statements may be submitted to the Court in accordance with Article 66, paragraph 2, of the Statute of the Court;

Fixes 31 August 1989 as the time-limit within which States and organizations having presented written statements may submit written comments on other written statements, in accordance with Article 66, paragraph 4, of the Statute of the Court;

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 fourteenth day of June, one thousand nine hundred and eighty-nine.

(Signed) Jose Maria Ruda,
President.

(Signed) Eduardo Valencia-Ospina,
Registrar.

 
     

 

 

 

 

African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights | Central American Court of Justice | Committee Against Torture
Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women | Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
Economic Court of the Commonwealth of Independent States | International Commissions of Inquiry | International Court of Justice
International Prize Court | Permanent Court of International Justice

 

home | terms & conditions | copyright | about

 

Copyright 1999-2011 WorldCourts. All rights reserved.