Japan: Modified declaration accepting the ICJ’s compulsory jurisdiction

On the 6th October 2015, Japan submitted a revised Declarations Recognizing as Compulsory the Jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice Under Article 36, Paragraph 2, of the Statute of the Court. Note the acceptance of compulsory jurisdiction does not apply to:

“(3) any dispute arising out of, concerning, or relating to research on, or conservation, management or exploitation of, living resources of the sea”

For further information, see here.

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