عنوان مقاله [English]
This paper has been written to survey the procedure of the MOX Plant Case between Ireland and the United Kingdom. A case which has been filed in the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, seeking an order of Provisional Measures, against the activities of the United Kingdom in Sellafield. Study of this case, which is one of the few disputes dealt with by the ITLOS, has a double importance in terms of the nature of the case, itself and also taking the relatively fledgling activity of the ITLOS under consideration, compared to the ICJ. Undoubtedly the processes of the same dispute, through various international authorities, is the sensible feature of this case. Firstly, pointing the important features of the case, a brief study on the background of the case and the dispute between the two nations regarding the activities of this plant has been undertaken. With the filing of the case in the tribunal by Ireland, the main subject of this article is Ireland's claims and obviously the responses of the UK. The court initiating the procedure, therefore the explanation of the overall sessions and also the order of the court has been on the agenda. Finally, some of the separate opinions of the Judges in charge of the case regarding some aspects of this decision, has been raised. This article has come to an end with a conclusion and overall analysis of the case.