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Cases before International Courts and Tribunals Concerning Questions of Public International Law Involving Australia 2015

Cases before International Courts and Tribunals Concerning Questions of Public International Law... Cases before International Courts and Tribunals Concerning Questions of Public International Law Involving Australia 2015 Alison Pert, Stephanie Abi-Hanna and Cassandra Smith International Court of Justice Questions relating to the Seizure and Detention of Certain Documents and Data (Timor-Leste v Australia) General List No 156 International Court of Justice Order of 11 June 2015 Timor-Leste commenced proceedings in the International Court of Justice in December 2013, complaining of the seizure by the Australian Government of certain documents and data from the offices of Timor-Leste’s legal representatives in Canberra. In March 2014, the Court indicated provisional measures to the effect that the documents and data be kept sealed, and not used to the disadvantage of Timor- Leste pending resolution of the case. Following negotiations between the parties, by order of 22 April 2015, the Court authorised the return of the material to Timor- Leste. By letter of 2 June 2015, Timor-Leste notified the Court that it wished to discontinue the proceedings, stating that: Following the return of the seized documents and data by Australia on 12 May 2015, Timor-Leste successfully achieved the purpose of its Application to the Court, namely the return of Timor-Leste’s rightful property, and therefore implicit recognition http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Australian Year Book of International Law Online Brill

Cases before International Courts and Tribunals Concerning Questions of Public International Law Involving Australia 2015

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Brill
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Copyright © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
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0084-7658
DOI
10.1163/26660229-034-01-900000015
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Abstract

Cases before International Courts and Tribunals Concerning Questions of Public International Law Involving Australia 2015 Alison Pert, Stephanie Abi-Hanna and Cassandra Smith International Court of Justice Questions relating to the Seizure and Detention of Certain Documents and Data (Timor-Leste v Australia) General List No 156 International Court of Justice Order of 11 June 2015 Timor-Leste commenced proceedings in the International Court of Justice in December 2013, complaining of the seizure by the Australian Government of certain documents and data from the offices of Timor-Leste’s legal representatives in Canberra. In March 2014, the Court indicated provisional measures to the effect that the documents and data be kept sealed, and not used to the disadvantage of Timor- Leste pending resolution of the case. Following negotiations between the parties, by order of 22 April 2015, the Court authorised the return of the material to Timor- Leste. By letter of 2 June 2015, Timor-Leste notified the Court that it wished to discontinue the proceedings, stating that: Following the return of the seized documents and data by Australia on 12 May 2015, Timor-Leste successfully achieved the purpose of its Application to the Court, namely the return of Timor-Leste’s rightful property, and therefore implicit recognition

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The Australian Year Book of International Law OnlineBrill

Published: Jan 1, 2017

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