1. On 17 May 2010, the Government of Pakistan initiated the present proceedings against the Government of India under the Indus Waters Treaty of 1960 (the “Treaty”). On 18 February 2013, the Court of Arbitration (the “Court”) issued its Partial Award. A detailed history of the proceedings through that date is set out in that award. The present decision answers a request for clarification or interpretation of the Partial Award made by India.
II. BACKGROUND TO THE REQUEST
2. Paragraph 27 of Annexure G to the Indus Waters Treaty sets out the scope of the Court of Arbitration’s duty to clarify or interpret its Award. Paragraph 27 states that: