Doc 778212 Approved by the Council and published by its decision b SECOND -EDITION - 1975 I N'rl- RN.iTIONilL CIVIL AVIATIOIV ORGANIZATION I RULES FOIt TIIE SETTLE3IENT OF DIFFERENCES Approved by the Council on 9 April 1957 and amended on 10 November 1975
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RULES FOR THE SETTLEMENT OF DIFFERENCES Approved by the Cound on 9 April 1957 and mended on 10 November 1975. 1 The Rules of Parts I and I11 shall govern the settlement of the following disagreements between Contracting States which may be referred to the Council a Any disagreement between two or more Contracting States relating to the interpretation or application of the Convention on Inter- national Civil Aviation hereinafter called "the Convention" and its Annexes Articles 84 to 88 of the Convention b Any disagreement between two or more Contracting States relating to the interpretation or application of the International Air Services Transit Agreement and of the International Air Transport Agreement hereinafter respectively called "Transit Agreement" and "Transport Agreement" Article 11, Section 2 of the Transit Agreement Article IV, Section 3 of the Transport Agreement. 2 The Rules of Parts I1 and 111 shall govern the consideration of any complaint regarding an action taken by a State party to the Transit Agreement and under that Agreement, which another State party to the same Agreement deems to cause injustice or hardship to it Article 11, Section I, or regarding a similar action under the Transport Agreement Article IV, Section 2. - Part I Article 2 Any Contracting State submitting a disagreement to the Council for settle- ment hereinafter referred to as "the applicant" shall file an application to which shall be attached a memorial containing --. - - - -- .- Amendment of Me 29 approved by the Cmnd on 10 November 1975. 1
a The name of the applicant and the name of any Contracting State with which the disagreement exists the latter hereinafter referred to as "the resjxmdent" b The name of .a.n agent authorized to act for the applicant in the proceedings, together with his address, at. .the seat of the Organization, to which all communications relating to the case, including notice of the date of any meeting, should be sent c A statement of relevant facts d Supporting data related to the facts r A statement of law Cf The relief desired by action of Council on the specific points sub- mitted g A statement that negotiations to settle the disagreement had taken place between the .parties but were not successful. 1 Upon- receipt of an application, the Secretary General shall a Verify that it complies in form with the requirements of Article 2, and, if necessary, require the applicant to supply any deficiencies appearing therein b Immediately thereafter notify all parties to the instrument the interpretation or application of which is in question, as well as all Members of the Council, that the application has been received c Forward copies of the application and of the supporting dmu- mentation to the respondent, with an invitation to file a counter-memorial within a time-limit fixed by the Council. 2 Copies of all subsequent pleadings or other documents submitted by a party to the Council shall similarly be forwarded by the Secretary General to the other party or parties in the case.