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International Court of Justice Series


The series include documents related to the establishment and history of the International Court of Justice, the Permanent Court of International Justice documents, as well as documents on the Court such as the latest version of the Statute and Rules of Procedure. Part of the series is dedicated to cases brought before the Court. Some treaties that confer jurisdiction on the ICJ are included in this collection. The International Court of Justice (ICJ) is the principal judicial organ of the United Nations (UN). It was established in June 1945 by the Charter of the United Nations and began work in April 1946. The seat of the Court is at the Peace Palace in The Hague (Netherlands). The Court’s role is to settle, in accordance with international law, legal disputes submitted to it by States and to give advisory opinions on legal questions referred to it by authorized United Nations organs and specialized agencies.The ICJ is vested with the power to make its own rules. Court procedure is set out in Rules of Court of the International Court of Justice 1978 (as amended on 29 September 2005). Cases before the ICJ will follow a standard pattern. The case is lodged by the applicant who files a written memorial setting out the basis of the Court's jurisdiction and the merits of its claim. The respondent may accept the Court's jurisdiction and file its own memorial on the merits of the case.The Court may entertain two types of cases: legal disputes between States submitted to it by them (contentious cases) and requests for advisory opinions on legal questions referred to it by United Nations organs and specialized agencies (advisory proceedings).

Overview of the Collection:

The main-volumes 

Volume Number Title/Case
Volume B-1-1 Basics Documents Part 1
Volume C-1-1 Case Concerning Maritime Delimination in the Black Sea (Romania V. Ukraine) Part I
Volume C-1-2 Case Concerning Maritime Delimination in the Black Sea (Romania V. Ukraine) Part 2
Volume C-1-3 Case Concerning Maritime Delimination in the Black Sea (Romania V. Ukraine) Part 3
Volume C-1-4 Case Concerning Maritime Delimination in the Black Sea (Romania V. Ukraine) Part 4
Volume C-2-1 The ICJ Advisory Opinion on Kosovo
Volume C-4-1 Certain Activities Carried out by Nicaragua in the Border Area (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua)/ Construction of a Road in Costa Rica along the San Juan River (Nicaragua v. Costa Rica) Part 1
Volume C-4-2 Certain Activities Carried out by Nicaragua in the Border Area (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua)/ Construction of a Road in Costa Rica along the San Juan River (Nicaragua v. Costa Rica) Part 2
Volume C-4-3 Certain Activities Carried out by Nicaragua in the Border Area (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua)/ Construction of a Road in Costa Rica along the San Juan River (Nicaragua v. Costa Rica) Part 3
Volume C-4-4 Certain Activities Carried out by Nicaragua in the Border Area (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua)/ Construction of a Road in Costa Rica along the San Juan River (Nicaragua v. Costa Rica) Part 4
Volume C-4-5 Certain Activities Carried out by Nicaragua in the Border Area (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua)/ Construction of a Road in Costa Rica along the San Juan River (Nicaragua v. Costa Rica) Part 5
Volume C-4-6 Certain Activities Carried out by Nicaragua in the Border Area (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua)/ Construction of a Road in Costa Rica along the San Juan River (Nicaragua v. Costa Rica) Part 6
Volume C-4-7 Certain Activities Carried out by Nicaragua in the Border Area (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua)/ Construction of a Road in Costa Rica along the San Juan River (Nicaragua v. Costa Rica) Part 7
Volume C-4-8 Certain Activities Carried out by Nicaragua in the Border Area (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua)/ Construction of a Road in Costa Rica along the San Juan River (Nicaragua v. Costa Rica) Part 8
Volume C-4-9 Certain Activities Carried out by Nicaragua in the Border Area (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua)/ Construction of a Road in Costa Rica along the San Juan River (Nicaragua v. Costa Rica) Part 9
Volume C-4-10 Certain Activities Carried out by Nicaragua in the Border Area (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua)/ Construction of a Road in Costa Rica along the San Juan River (Nicaragua v. Costa Rica) Part 10
Volume C-4-11 Certain Activities Carried out by Nicaragua in the Border Area (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua)/ Construction of a Road in Costa Rica along the San Juan River (Nicaragua v. Costa Rica) Part 11
Volume C-5-1 WHALING IN THE ANTARCTIC AUSTRALIA V. JAPAN Part 1
Volume C-5-2 WHALING IN THE ANTARCTIC AUSTRALIA V. JAPAN Part 2
Volume C-5-3 WHALING IN THE ANTARCTIC AUSTRALIA V. JAPAN Part 3
Volume C-5-4 WHALING IN THE ANTARCTIC AUSTRALIA V. JAPAN Part 4
Volume C-5-5 WHALING IN THE ANTARCTIC AUSTRALIA V. JAPAN Part 5
Volume C-5-6 WHALING IN THE ANTARCTIC AUSTRALIA V. JAPAN Part 6
Volume C-5-7 WHALING IN THE ANTARCTIC AUSTRALIA V. JAPAN Part 7
Volume C-5-8 WHALING IN THE ANTARCTIC AUSTRALIA V. JAPAN Part 8
Volume C-5-9 WHALING IN THE ANTARCTIC AUSTRALIA V. JAPAN Part 9
Volume C-5-10 WHALING IN THE ANTARCTIC AUSTRALIA V. JAPAN Part 10
Volume C-5-11 WHALING IN THE ANTARCTIC AUSTRALIA V. JAPAN Part 11
Volume C-6-1 Questions Relating To The Seizure And Detention Of Certain Documents And Data (Timor-Leste V. Australia) Part 1
Volume C-6-2 Questions Relating To The Seizure And Detention Of Certain Documents And Data (Timor-Leste V. Australia) Part 2
Volume C-6-3 Questions Relating To The Seizure And Detention Of Certain Documents And Data (Timor-Leste V. Australia) Part 3
Volume C-6-4 Questions Relating To The Seizure And Detention Of Certain Documents And Data (Timor-Leste V. Australia) Part 4
Volume C-6-5 Questions Relating To The Seizure And Detention Of Certain Documents And Data (Timor-Leste V. Australia) Part 5
Volume C-6-6 Questions Relating To The Seizure And Detention Of Certain Documents And Data (Timor-Leste V. Australia) Part 6
Volume C-7-1 Application Of The Convention On The Prevention And Punishment Of The Crime Of Genocide (Croatia V. Serbia) Part 1
Volume C-7-2 Application Of The Convention On The Prevention And Punishment Of The Crime Of Genocide (Croatia V. Serbia) Part 2
Volume C-7-3 Application Of The Convention On The Prevention And Punishment Of The Crime Of Genocide (Croatia V. Serbia) Part 3
Volume C-7-4 Application Of The Convention On The Prevention And Punishment Of The Crime Of Genocide (Croatia V. Serbia) Part 4
Volume C-7-5 Application Of The Convention On The Prevention And Punishment Of The Crime Of Genocide (Croatia V. Serbia) Part 5
Volume C-7-6 Application Of The Convention On The Prevention And Punishment Of The Crime Of Genocide (Croatia V. Serbia) Part 6
Volume C-7-7 Application Of The Convention On The Prevention And Punishment Of The Crime Of Genocide (Croatia V. Serbia) Part 7
Volume C-7-8 Application Of The Convention On The Prevention And Punishment Of The Crime Of Genocide (Croatia V. Serbia) Part 8
Volume C-7-9 Application Of The Convention On The Prevention And Punishment Of The Crime Of Genocide (Croatia V. Serbia) Part 9
Volume C-7-10 Application Of The Convention On The Prevention And Punishment Of The Crime Of Genocide (Croatia V. Serbia) Part 10