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Corfu Channel (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland v. Albania)

    Merits and Compensation

    Written Proceedings

  • 30 September 1947
    Memorial submitted by the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irland
     PDF 1.5 Mb
  • 15 June 1948
    Counter-Memorial submitted by the Government of the People's Republic of Albania  (French version only)
     PDF 7.5 Mb
  • 30 July 1948
    Reply submitted, under the Order of the Court of 26th March, 1948, by the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
     PDF 14.9 Mb
  • 20 September 1948
    Reply submitted by the Albanian Government according to Order of the Court of 28 March 1948 (French version only)
     PDF 15.9 Mb
  • 29 June 1949
    Letter from the Agent of Albania to the Registrar of the Court (Compensation) (French version only)
     PDF 565 Kb
  • 28 July 1949
    Observations submitted under the Order of the Court of 9th April, 1949, by the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (Compensation)
     PDF 2.3 Mb

Decision(s) of the Court

    • Judgment of 9 April 1949
      Merits (including the text of the declaration of Judges Basdevant and Zoričić)
       PDF 8.2 Mb
      • Separate opinion by Judge Alvarez
         PDF 1.1 Mb
      • Dissenting opinion by Judge Winiarski (translation)
         PDF 1.1 Mb
      • Dissenting opinion by Judge Badawi Pasha (translation)
         PDF 1.2 Mb
      • Dissenting opinion by Judge Krylov (translation)
         PDF 1.3 Mb
      • Dissenting opinion by Judge Azevedo (translation)
         PDF 4.6 Mb
      • Dissenting opinion by Judge ad hoc Ečer (translation)
         PDF 1.9 Mb
    • Judgment of 15 December 1949
      Assessment of the amount of compensation due from the People's Republic of Albania to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (including the text of the declaration of the Judge Krylov)
       PDF 1.5 Mb
      • Dissenting opinion by Judge ad hoc Ečer (translation)
         PDF 612.2 Kb

      Oral Proceedings

    • CR 1949/1
      Minutes of the Sittings held from November 9th to April 9th, 1949

      Original  PDF 124 Mb


    • CR 1949/2
      Minutes of the Sittings held from November 9th to April 9th, 1949 (cont.)

      Original  PDF 152.8 Mb


    • CR 1949/3
      Minutes of the Sittings held on November 17th and December 15th, 1949

      Original  PDF 2.6 Mb