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On March 3, 2014, the International Court of Justice ruled on Timor-Leste’s request for provisional measures (Request) in the Questions relating to the Seizure and Detention of Certain Documents and Data (Timor-Leste v. Australia) case. According to the press release, Timor-Leste made the Request shortly after Australian agents allegedly seized and detained data and correspondence belonging to Timor-Leste that relates to a pending arbitration with Australia under the Timor Sea Treaty of 20 May 2002. The Court ruled that: (1) “Australia shall ensure that the content of the seized material is not in any way or at any time used by any person or persons to the disadvantage of Timor-Leste until the present case has been concluded;” (2) “Australia shall keep under seal the seized documents and electronic data and any copies thereof until further decision of the Court;” (3) “Australia shall not interfere in any way in communications between Timor-Leste and its legal advisers in connection with the pending [a]rbitration . . . with any future bilateral negotiations concerning maritime delimitation, or with any other related procedure between the two States, including the present case before the Court.”