14 July 1995

 

General List No. 91

 
     

international Court of Justice

     
 

Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide

 
     

Bosnia and Herzegovina

 

v. 

Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro)

     
     
 

Order

 
     
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BEFORE: President: Bedjaoui
   
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Citation: Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Bosn. and Herz. v. Yugo.), 1995 I.C.J. 279 (Order of July 14)
 
     
 
 
     
 

[p.279]
The President of the International Court of Justice,

Having regard to Article 48 of the Statute of the Court and to Articles 31 and 79 of the Rules of Court,

Having regard to the Order made by the President of the Court on 16 April 1993, whereby he fixed 15 October 1993 as the time-limit for the Memorial of Bosnia and Herzegovina and 15 April 1994 as that for the Counter-Memorial of Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro),

Having regard to the Order made by the Vice-President of the Court on 7 October 1993, whereby he extended to 15 April 1994 the time-limit for the Memorial of Bosnia and Herzegovina and extended to 15 April 1995 the time-limit for the Counter-Memorial of Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro),

Having regard to the Order made by the President of the Court on 21 March 1995, whereby he extended to 30 June 1995 the time-limit for the Counter-Memorial of Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro);

Whereas on 26 June 1995 Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro) filed certain preliminary objections relating, firstly, to the admissibility of the Application and, secondly, to the jurisdiction of the Court to deal with the case; [p 280]

Whereas, accordingly, by virtue of Article 79, paragraph 3, of the Rules of Court, the proceedings on the merits are suspended and proceedings have to be organized for the consideration of those preliminary objections in accordance with the provisions of that Article;

Taking into account the views expressed by the Agents of the Parties, in the course of a meeting that the President of the Court held with them on 11 July 1995,

Fixes 14 November 1995 as the time-limit within which the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina may present a written statement of its observations and submissions on the preliminary objections raised by the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro); 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 fourteenth day of July, one thousand nine hundred and ninety-five, 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 Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Government of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro), respectively.

(Signed) Mohammed BEDJAOUI,
President.

(Signed) Eduardo VALENCIA-OSPINA,
Registrar.

 
     

 

 

 

 

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