A short history of India vs Pakistan cases at the International Court of Justice


The Kulbhushan Jadhav case is not the first time that the International Court of Justice is faced with a case involving India and Pakistan, but it marks the first time when a dispute between the two neighbours is likely to be heard on merits of the case.

The first time that the ICJ had to decide an India-Pakistan matter was in 1971. Pakistan had complained to the International Civil Aviation Organisation claiming that India had breached the International Civil Aviation Convention and the International Air Services Transit Agreement. India appealed to the ICJ claiming that the Organisation’s Council had no jurisdiction to decide Pakistan’s complaint. By 14-2 votes, the ICJ dismissed the Indian appeal and determined that the Organization’s Council did have the jurisdiction to hear Pakistan’s claim. The matter before the Organization was dropped by both countries in 1976 because, after the formation of Bangladesh, Pakistan no longer required overflight rights over Indian territory. Read More…

 

 

Credit By: Scroll

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