483. Optional clause reservations.

Declarations accepting the compulsory jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice1 may be made unconditionally or on condition of reciprocity or for a certain time2. Many declarations have, however, contained other types of reservation3. Examples of these are:


    (1)     reservations of matters which, by international law, are within the domestic jurisdiction of the state4;


    (2)     reservations of disputes which arose before a certain date and out of facts which existed before that date