The Statute of 1945
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Despite these and other criticisms of the previous arrangements, the Washington Committee of Jurists proposed leaving the existing general structure untouched, simply substituting a reference to the General Assembly of the United Nations for the Assembly of the League in Article 33 of the Statute, and deleting the words ‘on the proposal of the Council’. This San Francisco Conference approved this without discussion. 1 Article 33 accordingly reads: ‘The expenses of the Court shall be bor…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “The Statute of 1945”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 17 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001

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