Request for Interpretation of Decisions of the International Court of Justice and Arbitral Awards (Le recours en interpretation des arrets de la Cour internationale de Justice et des sentences arbitrale)
Revue quebecoise de droit international, Vol. 13, No. 2, 2000
37 Pages Posted: 28 Oct 2008 Last revised: 30 Jun 2013
Date Written: October 23, 2008
This Paper examines requests for interpretation of decisions or arbitral awards before the international court of justice (ICJ) and arbitral tribunals. The paper analysis the necessary conditions for a State to submit such a request and the related procedural aspects. The author explains the reasons why courts and tribunals are reluctant to accept such request for interpretation.
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Keywords: request for interpretation, international court of justice, arbitral awards, res judicata
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