The Revision of 1971
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paragraph 115 in volume 1, chapter 8, Finance and Administration

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The Secretary-General returned to the matter in 1971 on the basis of intervening adjustments of the base salaries of the professional and higher categories of United Nations staff. He proposed a salary of $ 39,000 or $ 40,000 for the members of the Court. The Advisory Committee repeated its arguments and recommended that the salaries should be raised to $ 35,000. The financial situation of the United Nations at this time was…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “The Revision of 1971”, 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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