INTERNATIONAL COURT OF JUSTICE
BETWEEN ALFURNA (APPLICANT)
AND THE STATE OF RUTASIA (RESPONDENT)
TO SUBMIT TO THE INTERNATIONAL COURT OF JUSTICE
THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THE PARTIES
CONCERNING THE ALFURNAN MIGRANTS
jointly notified to the Court on 14 September 2012
COUR INTERNATIONALE DE JUSTICE
ENTRE L’ALFURNA (DEMANDEUR)
ET L'ÉTAT DE LA RUTASIE (DÉFENDEUR)
VISANT À SOUMETTRE À LA COUR INTERNATIONALE DE JUSTICE
LES DIFFÉRENDS QUI OPPOSENT LES DEUX PARTIES CONCERNANT LES MIGRANTS ALFURNIENS
notifié conjointement à la Cour le 14 septembre 2012
ADDRESSED TO THE REGISTRAR OF THE COURT:
The Hague, 14 September 2012
On behalf of Alfurna (“the Applicant”) and the State of Rutasia (“the Respondent”), in accordance with Article 40(1) of the Statute of the International Court of Justice, we have the honour to transmit to you an original of the Compromis for submission to the International Court of Justice of the Differences between the Applicant and the Respondent concerning the Alfurnan Migrants, signed in The Hague, The Netherlands, on the fourteenth day of September in the year two thousand twelve.
|Martin Fatu |Michael Denning | |Prime Minister of Alfurna |Ambassador of the State of Rutasia | | |to the Kingdom of The Netherlands |
SUBMITTED TO THE INTERNATIONAL COURT OF JUSTICE BY
AND THE STATE OF RUTASIA
ON THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THEM CONCERNING
THE ALFURNAN MIGRANTS
Alfurna and the State of Rutasia,
Considering that differences have arisen between them concerning the Alfurnan Migrants and other matters;
Recognizing that the Parties concerned have been unable to settle these differences by negotiation;
Desiring further to define the issues to be submitted to the International Court of Justice (hereinafter referred to as “the Court”) for settling this dispute;
In furtherance thereof the Parties have concluded the following Compromis:
The Parties submit the questions contained in the Compromis (together with Corrections and Clarifications to follow) to the Court pursuant to Article 40(1) of the Statute of the Court.
(a)It is agreed by the Parties that Alfurna shall act as Applicant and the State of Rutasia as Respondent, but such agreement is without prejudice to any question of the burden of proof. (b)The Parties stipulate that any reference to “Alfurna” or its government officials, including Prime Minister Fatu, in this Compromis is without prejudice to Respondent’s contention that Alfurna is no longer a state.
(a)The Court is requested to decide the Case on the basis of the rules and principles of international law, including any applicable treaties. (b)The Court is also requested to determine the legal consequences, including the rights and obligations of the Parties, arising from its Judgement on the questions presented in the Case. Article 4
(a)Procedures shall be regulated in accordance with the applicable provisions of the Official Rules of the 2013 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. (b)The Parties request the Court to order that the written proceedings should consist of Memorials presented by each of the Parties not later than the date set forth in the Official Schedule of the 2013 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.
(a)The Parties shall accept any Judgement of the Court as final and binding upon them and shall execute it in its entirety and in good faith. (b)Immediately after the transmission of any Judgement, the Parties shall enter into negotiations on the modalities for its...