The Revision of 1961
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paragraph 113 in volume 1, chapter 8, Finance and Administration

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That salary remained in force for ten years. In 1961, following upward revisions of the staff salaries, the Secretary-General’s attention was drawn to the problem of the revision of the salary of the members of the Court, and to the desirability of establishing machinery for its periodic review. The Secretary-General and the ACABQ agreed that a revision of the salaries was justified in the light of the decrease of their real…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “The Revision of 1961”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 18 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001

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