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2017 Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition

Asia Pacific Round

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Winning Team: National Law School, India University

Team Members: Sharan A Bhavnani, Hrishika Jain, Karan Dhalla

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Runner Up: City University of Hong Kong

Team Members: Mondi Ho, Gordon Chung, Darryl Ting

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Important Dates

22 January 2017     Deadline for Submission of Requests for clarifications (for teams registered by this date)

31 January 2017     Deadline for Team Registration and Payment of Registration and Other Fees (30% or 100%)

10 February 2017   Deadline for the Author of the Problem to give Response to Requests for Clarifications

1 March 2017         Deadline for Submission of Written Memorials for Regional Round

17 March 2017        Announcements of Participants in the Oral Rounds, Asia-Pacific Regional Round

30 March 2017        Deadline for second installment of Registration Fees (70%)

1&2 April 2017        Indian National Funding Rounds, National Law School of India University, Bangalore, India

18-21 April 2017      Regional Oral Rounds, Adelaide Law School, The University of Adelaide, Australia

Payment of Registration Fees

Registration fees can be paid through the University of Adelaide online shop by clicking here.

Visa Information

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We acknowledge the generous support of the Sir Ross and Sir Keith Smith Fund for the Asia-Pacific Regional Finals of the 2017 Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition.


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