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MFA Press Statement: International Court of Justice Public Hearings on the Admissibility of Malaysia’s Application for the Revision of the Judgement of 23 May 2008 in the Case Concerning Sovereignty Over Pedra Branca, Middle Rocks and South Ledge, 11-18 June 2018 and on Malaysia’s Request for Interpretation of the Same Judgement, 18-22 June 2018, The Hague, Netherlands

06 Apr 2018

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has announced the dates of its public hearings for the two cases brought by Malaysia against Singapore relating to the ICJ’s Judgment of 23 May 2008 in the case concerning sovereignty over Pedra Branca, Middle Rocks and South Ledge.

 

The first case is Malaysia’s application for revision of the ICJ’s Judgment pursuant to Article 61 of the Statute of the ICJ, filed on 2 February 2017. The second case is Malaysia’s request for interpretation of the ICJ’s Judgment pursuant to Article 60 of the Statute of the ICJ, filed on 30 June 2017.

 

The ICJ will hold its public hearings on the admissibility of Malaysia’s application for revision of the ICJ’s Judgment from 11 to 18 June 2018. This will be followed by the ICJ’s public hearings on Malaysia’s request for interpretation of the same Judgment from 18 to 22 June 2018. The ICJ’s public hearings will take place at the Peace Palace in The Hague, Netherlands.

 

Prior to the public hearings, Malaysia and Singapore exchanged written submissions consequent to the filing of Malaysia’s application for revision, and the filing of Malaysia’s request for interpretation.

 

 

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MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

SINGAPORE

6 APRIL 2018