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WESTERN SAHARA

Advisory Opinion of 16 October 1975

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Course of the Proceedings

(paras. 1-13 of Advisory Opinion)

Competence of the Court

(paras. 14-22 of Advisory Opinion)

Propriety of Giving an Advisory Opinion

(paras. 23-74 of Advisory Opinion)

Question 1: "Was Western Sahara (Rio de Oro and Sakiet El Hamra) at the Time of Colonization by Spain a Territory Belonging to No One (terra nullius)?"

(paras. 75-83 of Advisory Opinion)

Question 11: "What Were the Legal Ties of This Territory with the Kingdom of Morocco and the Mauritanian Entity?"

(paras. 84-161 of Advisory Opinion)

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