2013 (Political Law) Bar Exam Questions: Multiple Choice Question 4

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IV. What is the legal effect of decisions of the International Court of Justice in cases submitted to it for resolution? (1%)

(A) The decision is binding on all other countries in similar situations.

(B) The decision is not binding on any country, even the countries that are parties to the case.

(C) The decision is binding only on the parties but only with respect to that particular case.

(D) The decision is not binding on the parties and is only advisory.

(E) The binding effect on the parties depends on their submission agreement.


  1. E.

    The special agreement to submit the dispute to the ICJ and entered into by the parties is still controlling as to binding effect of resolutions promulgated by the ICJ.

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