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International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Court Fees Case

Austria.  22 October 2018 .

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  09 February 2023

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Abstract

International organizations — Immunity from jurisdiction — International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (“IBRD”) — IBRD Articles of Association — Agreement between Austria, IBRD, International Finance Corporation and Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency Regarding the Establishment of Liaison Offices in Vienna, 2011 — Relevance of dispute settlement provisions in treaties for questions of immunity of international organizations — Implicit waiver — Obligation to pay court fees in civil proceedings — Treaty interpretation — Treaty authenticated in several languages — Whether Article VII Section 9 of IBRD Articles of Agreement and Article 10(3) of Establishment Agreement providing for an exemption to pay court fees — Whether Austrian authorities having jurisdiction over matter

Treaties — Interpretation — Agreement between Austria, IBRD, International Finance Corporation and Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency Regarding the Establishment of Liaison Offices in Vienna, 2011 (“Establishment Agreement”) — Dispute settlement provisions — Relevance for questions of immunity of international organizations — Treaty authenticated in several languages — Meaning of terms — Whether Article VII Section 9 of IBRD Articles of Agreement and Article 10(3) of Establishment Agreement providing for an exemption to pay court fees — The law of Austria

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© Cambridge University Press & Assessment 2023

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