21 June 1990


General List No. 78


international Court of Justice


Maritime Delimitation in the Area between Greenland and Jan Mayen








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BEFORE: President: Jose Maria Ruda
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Citation: Maritime Delimitation in the Area between Greenland and Jan Mayen (Den. v. Nor.), 1990 I.C.J. 89 (Order of June 21)

The President of the International Court of Justice,

Having regard to Article 48 of the Statute of the Court and to Articles 31,44 and 45 of the Rules of Court,

Having regard to the Application filed by the Kingdom of Denmark in the Registry of the Court on 16 August 1988, instituting proceedings against the Kingdom of Norway in respect of a dispute concerning maritime delimitation in the area between Greenland and the Norwegian island of Jan Mayen,

Having regard to the Order made by the Court on 14 October 1988 fixing 1 August 1989 as time-limit for the Memorial of the Kingdom of Denmark and 15 May 1990 as time-limit for the Counter-Memorial of the Kingdom of Norway; and

Whereas the Memorial and Counter-Memorial were duly filed within the time-limits so fixed;

Whereas at a meeting between the President of the Court and the Agents of the Parties held on 20 June 1990, the Agents stated that their respective Governments were agreed that there should be a Reply by Denmark and a Rejoinder by Norway in this case, and informed the President of their views as to the time-limits therefor;[p 90]

Authorizes the filing of a Reply and a Rejoinder in the present case ; Fixes the following time-limits for the filing of those pleadings:

1 February 1991 for the Reply of the Kingdom of Denmark; 1 October 1991 for the Rejoinder of the Kingdom of Norway; 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 twenty-first day of June, one thousand nine hundred and ninety, in three copies, one of which will be placed in the archives of the Court and the others transmitted to the Government of the Kingdom of Denmark and the Government of the Kingdom of Norway, respectively.

(Signed) Jose Maria Ruda,

(Signed) Eduardo Valencia-Ospina,






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