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Barcelona Traction, Light and Power Company, Limited (Belgium v. Spain) (New Application: 1962)

    Second Phase

    Written Proceedings

  • 30 October 1962
    Memorial of the Belgian Government (French version only)
     PDF 8.5 Mb
  • 31 December 1965
    Counter-Memorial of the Spanish Government (including arguments on preliminary objections joined to the merits) (French version only)
     PDF 42.7 Mb
  • 16 May 1967
    Reply of the Belgian Government (including arguments on preliminary objections joined to the merits) (French version only)
     PDF 33.7 Mb
  • 30 June 1968
    Rejoinder of the Spanish Government (including arguments on preliminary objections joined to the merits) (French version only)
     PDF 22.8 Mb
  • 30 June 1968
    Rejoinder of the Spanish Government (concluded) (including arguments on preliminary objections joined to the merits) (French version only)
     PDF 28 Mb

Decision(s) of the Court

    • Judgment of 5 February 1970
      Second Phase
       PDF 6.2 Mb
      • Joint Declaration by Judge Petren and Judge Onyeama (as appended immediately after the judgment)
         PDF 123.3 Kb
      • Declaration of Judge Lachs (as appended immediately after the judgment)
         PDF 156.9 Kb
      • Separate Opinion of President Bustamante y Rivero (translation)
         PDF 1.3 Mb
      • Separate Opinion of Judge Sir Gerald Fitzmaurice
         PDF 6.2 Mb
      • Separate Opinion of Judge Tanaka
         PDF 5.6 Mb
      • Separate Opinion of Judge Jessup
         PDF 7.4 Mb
      • Separate Opinion of Judge Morelli (translation)
         PDF 2.7 Mb
      • Separate Opinion of Judge Padilla Nervo
         PDF 2.7 Mb
      • Separate Opinion of Judge Gros (translation)
         PDF 2.5 Mb
      • Separate Opinion of Judge Ammoun (translation)
         PDF 6.1 Mb
      • Dissenting Opinion of Judge Riphagen (translation)
         PDF 3 Mb

      Oral Proceedings

    • CR 1969/1
      Minutes of the Public hearings held at the Peace Palace, The Hague, from 15 April to 14 May 1969 the President, M. Bustamante y Rivero, presiding

      Original  PDF 31.4 Mb


    • CR 1969/22
      Minutes of the Public hearings held at the Peace Palace, The Hague, from 20 May to 20 June 1960 the President, M. Bustamante y Rivero, presiding

      Original  PDF 36 Mb


    • CR 1969/45
      Minutes of the Public hearings held at the Peace Palace, The Hague, from 25 June to 22 July 1969 and 5 February 1970, the President, M. Bustamante y Rivero, presiding

      Original  PDF 35.2 Mb