LOCATION2nd Floor
Call No. JX1976.C5 Am76 2003
Author Amr, Mohamed Sameh M.
Title The role of the International Court of Justice as the principal judicial organ of the United Nations / by Mohamed Sameh M. Amr.
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 Foreword 
 Abbreviations 
 Introduction1
 International Courts as Organs of International Organisations: Historical Perspective5
1International courts and international organisations: A historical development5
2The ICJ as a part of the UN system22
 The Advisory Role of the International Court of Justice47
1The Legal Basis of the ICJ's Advisory Jurisdiction49
2Organs Authorised to Request Advisory Opinions50
3Prerequisites for Requesting an Advisory Opinion66
4The Obligation to Request Advisory Opinions from the ICJ100
5Is the ICJ under any Obligation to Give Opinions?102
6The Legal Effect of Advisory Opinions of the Court: Are They Binding?109
 The Role of the International Court of Justice in Interpreting and Developing the Institutional Law of the United Nations121
1The Power of the ICJ to Interpret the Constitutional Instrument122
2The ICJ and the Implied Powers of the UN and its Organs129
3The Determination of the Relationship between the UN Organs136
4The ICJ and the Exercise of Exclusive Competence by the UN Organs143
5Interpretation and Application of Agreements between the UN and its Specialized Agencies vis-a-vis their Member States159
6The ICJ and the Legal Effect of the Resolutions of the UN Organs167
 The Role of the International Court of Justice in Facilitating the Realisation of the Purposes and Principles of the United Nations through its Contentious Jurisdiction177
1The ICJ's Contentious Jurisdiction: The Necessity of States' Consent178
2The role of the ICJ in maintaining international peace and security213
3The role of the ICJ with regard to other purposes and principles of the UN262
 The International Court of Justice as a Constitutional Court: The Question of Judicial Review279
1The rule of law in the UN280
2Judicial review in the national and international domain290
3Judicial review by the ICJ in the framework of the UN295
4The means of referring acts to the Court326
5The scope of the judicial review333
 The International Court of Justice as a Court of Appeal341
1Judicial appeal and other judicial activities343
2The legal basis of the ICJ's appellate jurisdiction over the Administrative Tribunals' judgments345
3Procedures of judicial appeal353
4The scope and grounds of judicial appeal355
5The parties to judicial appeal361
6The ICJ's practice as a court of appeal364
7GA Resolution 50/54: A turning point and evaluation368
 General Conclusions and Suggestions377
1General evaluation of the Court's role377
2Suggestions to enhance the Court's role as the principal judicial organ of the UN380
3Concluding Remarks394
 Bibliography397
 Index439
Published The Hague ; New York : Kluwer Law International, c2003.
Description xxiii, 447 p. ; 25 cm.
Series Legal aspects of international organization ; vol. 40
Legal aspects of international organization ; 40.
Note Revision of the author's thesis (doctoral)--London School of Economics and Political Science, 1997.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 397-438) and index.
Subject International Court of Justice.
United Nations.
ISBN 9041120262 (alk. paper)
OCLC No. or Control No. 51769007