• Copy the reference
  • Tutorial video

Procedural Order No. 8

I. PROCEDURAL BACKGROUND

1.
On 26 September 2019, the Respondent filed an application to the Tribunal (together with Attachments A to D) (i) requesting an urgent order that the Claimant produce 7 (seven) specific metallurgical test work reports and their associated laboratory certificates1 and (ii) seeking a 14-day extension to the deadline for the filing of its Rejoinder on the Merits and Reply on Jurisdiction.2
2.
On 29 September 2019, the Claimant replied to the Respondent’s application (enclosing Exhibits 1 to 6), requesting that the Tribunal reject the latter application in full. The Claimant further requested that, were the Tribunal inclined to order the production of documents, the Tribunal ruled that: (i) the Claimant was obliged to produce only the pictures of the core samples referenced in its letter of 25 September 2019,3 subject to conditions 24 and 3.2.5; or (ii) in the alternative, the Claimant was obliged to produce only those metallurgical reports that were based on test work performed on one or more of the samples specifically listed in the Respondent’s email of 16 September,6 subject to conditions 2,7 3.18 and 3.2.9
3.
On 2 October 2019, the Respondent responded to the Claimant’s letter, reiterating its requests in its application of 26 September 2019.

II. ORDER

4.
Having deliberated, the Tribunal hereby orders the Claimant to produce the metallurgical reports that were based on test work performed on one or more of the samples specifically listed in the Respondent’s e-mail of 16 September, subject to conditions 2, 3.1 and 3.2. (see footnotes 4 and 5 above and footnote 8 below).
Subsequent citations of this document as a whole:
Subsequent citations of this excerpt:
Click on the text to select an element Click elsewhere to unselect an element
Select a key word :
1 /

Instantly access the most relevant case law, treaties and doctrine.

Start your Free Trial

Already registered ?