Papers of BAS. Humanities and Social Sciences

Vol. 8, 2021, No. 1

The individual opinions to the Judgment

of the case concerning the Electricity Company

of Sofia and Bulgaria (Belgium v. Bulgaria) 1939

Gergana Gozanska

Abstract. The article discusses the individual opinions to the Judgement on the Electricity Company of Sofia and Bulgaria Case (Belgium v. Bulgaria) 1939. A review is made of the facts to the case, of sources of jurisdiction and of presented preliminary objections. The attention is focused on the motives stated in the Judgement and arguments contained in judges’ individual opinions on the determination as to the jurisdiction of the Court in the presence of several sources.

Keywords: Judgement on the Electricity Company of Sofia and Bulgaria Case (Belgium v. Bulgaria), 1939, individual opinions