World Court


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World Court

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(Law) another name for International Court of Justice
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Noun1.World Court - a court established to settle disputes between members of the United Nations
UN, United Nations - an organization of independent states formed in 1945 to promote international peace and security
court, judicature, tribunal - an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
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The UAE requested the World Court to take punitive steps necessary to stop Qatar from its cynical attempts to manipulate the international forums for settling scores with its neighbours.
The World Court, formally titled the International Court of Justice, is famous for the slow nature of its proceedings.
The post World Court: British handling of Chagos Islands 'unlawful' appeared first on Cyprus Mail .
In July last year, Pakistan submitted its second counter-memorial to India's arguments on the conviction of the RAW agent before the world court. Sources had told The media that Pakistan rebutted Indian's allegations that Kulbhushan's wife and mother were 'mistreated' when they visited to meet him last year.
In a dispute with Indonesia, he said in an apparent reference to the Ligitan and Sipadan territorial dispute, the World Court very 'wisely' declared that the islands belonged to Malaysia.
Rulings by the world court, which settles disputes between nations, are final and legally binding.
class="MsoNormalIf the General Assembly agrees to support the Kenya-led initiative, the UNs International Court of Justice, often referred to as the World Court, would be asked to offer a non-binding opinion on the question of immunity for heads of state and other high-ranking national officials.
Pakistan on December 13 last year had filed its counter-memorial before the ICJ, a world court in The Hague which is looking into the Indian complaint on the conviction of the Indian spy.
On Dec 13, 2017, Pakistan filed its counter memorial before the ICJ, a world court that sits at the Peace Palace in The Hague and is seized with the Indian complaint on the conviction of the Indian spy.
Bolivia's Vice-President Alvaro Garcia Linera participates in an offering at a vigil in Lap Paz during a satellite transmission of Bolivia and Chile representatives presenting their arguments at the World Court in The Hague.
For 11 rounds, Justice Dalveer Bhandari of India and Christopher Greenwood of Britain were locked in a stalemate, with Bhandari getting majority support in the United Nations General Assembly and Justice Greenwood in the UN Security Council, both of which vote separately in elections to the world court.

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