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ECOWAS - Community Court of Justice
Title: ECOWAS - Community Court of Justice
URL: http://www.courtecowas.org/
Creator: Economic Community of West African States
Abstract: The Community Court of Justice was established in 1991 and the Revised Treaty of the community came into existence in 1993. According to the Protocol on the community Court of Justice it shall1. ... ensure the observance of the law and of the principles of equity in the interpretation and application of the provisions of the Treaty.2. ... also be competent to deal with disputes referred to it in accordance with the provisions of Article 36 of the Treaty, by Member States or the Authority, when such disputes arise between the Member States or between one or more Member States and the Institutions of the Community, on the interpretation or application of the provisions of the Treaty.3. A Member State may on behalf of its nationals, institute proceedings against another Member State or Institution of the Community, relating to the interpretation and application of the provisions of the Treaty, after attempts to settle the disputes amicably have failed.4. ... shall have any powers conferred upon it specifically by the provisions of this Protocol. [according to site editor's information]
Keywords: Supreme courts; West Africa
Countries: Western Africa. General Resources
Subject areas: Politics ยป Human Rights & Law
Location of the site's editor: Nigeria
Resource type: Judiciary and Courthouses;
International and supranational Organisations
Language: English; French
Notice: internal links are faulty
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