2 December 2008

 

General List No. 140

 
     

international Court of Justice

     
 

Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination

 
     

Georgia

 

v. 

Russia

     
     
 

Order

 
     
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BEFORE: President: Higgins
   
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Citation: Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Geor. v. Russ.), 2008 I.C.J. (Order of Dec. 2 )
   
Represented By: Georgia: H.E. Ms Tina Burjaliani;

Russia: H.E. Mr. Kirill Gevorgian.

 
     
 
 
     
 

The President of the International Court of Justice,

Having regard to Article 48 of the Statute of the Court and to Articles 44 and 45, paragraph 1, of the Rules of Court,

Having regard to the Application filed in the Registry of the Court on 12 August 2008, whereby Georgia instituted proceedings against the Russian Federation for alleged violations of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination,

Having regard to the request for the indication of provisional measures submitted by Georgia on 14 August 2008, as amended on 25 August 2008, and to the Order by which the Court indicated provisional measures on 15 October 2008;

Whereas, at a meeting held by the President of the Court with the Agents of the Parties on 25 November 2008 pursuant to Article 31 of the Rules of Court, H.E. Ms Tina Burjaliani, Agent of Georgia, and H.E. Mr. Kirill Gevorgian, Agent of the Russian Federation, referred to an agreement between the Parties with a view to requesting the Court to set a time-limit of nine months for the preparation of a Memorial by the Applicant and a time-limit of ten months for the preparation of a Counter-Memorial by the Respondent;

Taking account of the agreement of the Parties,

Fixes the following time-limits for the filing of the written pleadings:

2 September 2009 for the Memorial of Georgia;

2 July 2010 for the Counter-Memorial of the Russian Federation; 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 second day of December, two thousand and eight, in three copies, one of which will be placed in the archives of the Court and the others transmitted to the Government of Georgia and the Government of the Russian Federation, respectively.

(Signed) Rosalyn HIGGINS,
President.

(Signed) Philippe COUVREUR,
Registrar.
 

 
     

 

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