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Explain the compulsory jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice.

Asked by Topperlearning User 7th April 2015, 1:02 PM
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The International Court of Justice has compulsory jurisdiction in the following areas:

  1. Against the background that many treaties provide that disputes, if any, should be submitted to the International Court of Justice for settlement.
  2. Its jurisdiction extends to:
    1. Disputes related to the interpretation of international law
    2. Reparation, i.e., compensation to be made for the breach of an international obligation.
Answered by Expert 7th April 2015, 3:02 PM
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