The Revision of 1950
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paragraph 112 in volume 1, chapter 8, Finance and Administration

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However, this arrangement was not satisfactory, particularly after the devaluation of the Netherlands florin in 1949. That led the Court to point out to the Secretary-General that the emoluments of the judges and of the Registrar were fixed in Netherlands florins, while the budget credits had always been expressed in terms of dollars, their amounts being computed at the rate of exchange current at the date of the relevant re…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “The Revision of 1950”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 16 January 2019 <>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001

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