8 June 1998

 

General List No. 99

 
     

international Court of Justice

     
     
     

Paraguay

 

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United States

     
     
 

Order

 
     
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BEFORE: Vice-President: Weeramantry
   
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Citation: Vienna Convention on Consular Relations (Para. v. U.S.), 1998 I.C.J. 272 (Order of June 8)
 
     
 
 
     
 

[p.272]
The Vice-President of the International Court of Justice, Acting President,

Having regard to Article 48 of the Statute of the Court and to Article 44, paragraphs 3 and 4, of the Rules of Court,

Having regard to the Order of 9 April 1998, by which the Vice-President of the Court, Acting President, fixed 9 June 1998 and 9 September 1998, respectively, as time-limits for the filing of the Memorial of Para- guay and the Counter-Memorial of the United States;

Whereas by a letter of 20 May 1998, the Agent of Paraguay requested the Court to extend to 9 August 1998 the time-limit for the filing of its Memorial and explained the reasons for that request; and whereas on receipt of that letter the Registrar, referring to Article 44, paragraph 3, of the Rules of Court, transmitted a copy thereof to the Agent of the United States ;

Whereas by a letter of 4 June 1998, the Agent of the United States indi- cated that his Government concurred that additional time should be accorded to the Parties for the filing of their written pleadings and pro- posed that the time-limits fixed in the Order of 9 April 1998 be extended, respectively, to 9 October 1998 for the filing of the Memorial of Paraguay and 9 April 1999 for the filing of the Counter-Memorial of the United States; and whereas the Agent of Paraguay, duly informed of the matter, indicated that this proposa1 was acceptable to his Government;

Taking into account the agreement of the Parties,

Extends to 9 October 1998 the time-limit for the filing of the Memorial of Paraguay ; Extends to 9 April 1999 the time-limit for the filing of the Counter- Memorial of the United States; 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 eighth day of June, one thousand nine hundred and ninety-eight, 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 Paraguay and the Government of the United States of America, respectively.

(Signed) Christopher G. WEERAMANTRY, Vice-President.
(Signed) Eduardo VALENCIA-OSPINA, Registrar.

 

 
     

 

 

 

 

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