The Revision of 1973
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paragraph 116 in volume 1, chapter 8, Finance and Administration

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In 1972 the Secretary-General raised the question again. He pointed out that the intention of the General Assembly in 1971 was to restore from 1972 the emoluments of the members of the Court to their 1968 purchasing power. That intention had been thwarted for reasons unforeseen at the time. Those were currency realignments of December 1971. They had the result that the guilder (florin) increase at The Hague varied between 3.…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “The Revision of 1973”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 23 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001

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