Q. With reference to International Court of Justice, consider the following:
1. It is the judicial branch of the United Nations which settles legal disputes a submitted to it by its member states.
2. ICJ is a criminal court.
Which of the statements given above is/are incorrect?
Statement 1 is correct: It settles legal disputes between States and gives advisory opinions in accordance with international law, on legal questions referred to it by authorized United Nations organs and specialized agencies.
Statement 2 is incorrect: It is civil court
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