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Published by ICJ in The Hague .
Written in English


  • Hague. International Court of Justice.

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Edition Notes

Statement[Registry of the Court].
LC ClassificationsJX1971.6 .H3 1976a
The Physical Object
Pagination115 p. ;
Number of Pages115
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4609861M
LC Control Number77373507

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The International Court of Justice, also known as the World Court, is the main judicial organ of the UN. It was established in June by the Charter of the United Nations and began work in. Hugh Thirlway, Former Principal Legal Secretary, International Court of Justice; Former Professor of International Law, Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva Hugh Thirlway entered the service of the International Court of Justice in ; he held the specially created post of Principal Legal Secretary from to and from to /5(1). The International Court of Justice (ICJ), sometimes called the World Court, is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations (UN). It settles disputes between states and gives advisory opinions on international legal issues referred to it by the UN. Its opinions and rulings serve as sources of international law.. The ICJ is the successor of the Permanent Court of International Justice Authorized by: UN Charter, ICJ Statute.