The President of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea,
Having regard to the Notification and the Statement of Claim submitted by Ireland to the United Kingdom on 25 October 2001 instituting arbitral proceedings as provided for in Annex VII to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (hereinafter “the Convention”),
Having regard to the Request submitted by Ireland on 9 November 2001, for the prescription of provisional measures by the Tribunal in accordance with article 290, paragraph 5, of the Convention,
Having regard to article 90, paragraph 2, of the Rules of the Tribunal,
Fixes 19 and 20 November as the dates for the hearing;
Reserves the subsequent procedure for further decision.