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20 December 1994


General List No. 92


international Court of Justice


Gabcikovo-Nagumaros Project








BEFORE: President: Bedjaoui
Citation: Gabcikovo-Nagumaros Project (Hung. v. Slovk.), 1994 I.C.J. 151 (Order of Dec. 20)

The President of the International Court of Justice,

Having regard to Article 48 of the Statute of the Court and to Articles 44 and 46, paragraph 1, of the Rules of Court,

Having regard to the Special Agreement between the Republic of Hungary and the Slovak Republic, signed in Brussels on 7 April 1993 and notified jointly to the Court on 2 July 1993, whereby the Parties submitted to the Court the differences between them concerning the Gabcíkovo-Nagymaros Project,

Having regard to the Order of the Court dated 14 July 1993, fixing 2 May 1994 as the time-limit for the filing of a Memorial by each of the Parties and 5 December 1994 as the time-limit for the filing of a Counter-Memorial by each of the Parties, and reserving the subsequent procedure for further decision;

Whereas the Memorials and Counter-Memorials of the Parties were duly filed within the time-limits thus fixed;

Whereas in Article 3, paragraph 2 (c), of the aforementioned Special Agreement the Parties request the Court to order the presentation, by each of the Parties, of a Reply within such time-limits as the Court may order;

Taking into account the views expressed on those time-limits by the Agents of the Parties, in the course of a meeting that the President of the Court held with them on 19 December 1994, [p 152]

Fixes 20 June 1995 as the time-limit for the filing of a Reply by each of the Parties; and

Reserves the subsequent procedure for further decision.

Done in French and in English, the French text being authoritative, at the Peace Palace, The Hague, this twentieth day of December, one thousand nine hundred and ninety-four, in three copies, one of which will be placed in the archives of the Court and the others transmitted to the Government of the Republic of Hungary and the Government of the Slovak Republic, respectively.

(Signed) Mohammed BEDJAOUI,

(Signed) Eduardo VALENCIA-OSPINA,