The First Assembly: A Study of the Proceedings of the First Assembly of the League of Nations

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Macmillan and Company, limited, 1921 - 277 pages

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Page 159 - Statute, and to the members of the national groups appointed under Article 4, paragraph 2, inviting them to undertake, within a given time, by national groups, the nomination of persons in a position to accept the duties of a member of the Court.
Page 147 - The Members of the League agree that they will carry out in full good faith any award or decision that may be rendered, and that they will not resort to war against a Member of the League which complies therewith. In the event of any failure to carry out such an award or decision, the Council shall propose what steps should be taken to give effect thereto.
Page 163 - ... international custom, as evidence of a general practice accepted as law; c. the general principles of law recognized by civilized nations ; d. subject to the provisions of Article 59, judicial decisions and the teachings of the most highly qualified publicists of the various nations, as subsidiary means for the determination of rules of law.
Page 161 - If the Court includes upon the Bench a judge of the nationality of one of the parties any other party may choose a person to sit as judge.
Page 161 - If the joint conference is satisfied that it will not be successful in procuring an election, those members of the Court who have already been...
Page 163 - Article 38 1 . The Court, whose function is to decide in accordance with international law such disputes as are submitted to it, shall apply: a. international conventions, whether general or particular, establishing rules expressly recognized by the contesting states; b.
Page 160 - At every election, the electors shall bear in mind that not only should all the persons appointed as members of the Court possess the qualifications required, but the whole body also should represent the main forms of civilization and the principal legal systems of the world.
Page 146 - ARTICLE 11 1. Any war or threat of war, whether immediately affecting any of the Members of the League or not, is hereby declared a matter of concern to the whole League and the League shall take any action that may be deemed wise and effectual to safeguard the peace of nations. In case any such emergency should arise the Secretary-General shall on the request of any Member of the League forthwith summon a meeting of the Council.
Page 159 - Nations shall address a written request to the members of the Permanent Court of Arbitration belonging to...
Page 161 - The members of the Court shall continue to discharge their duties until their places have been filled.

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