Members Retained to Finish a Case
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paragraph 125 in volume 1, chapter 8, Finance and Administration

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Article 13, paragraph 4, of the Statute requires members of the Court to discharge their duties until their places have been filled. It continues: ‘Though replaced, they shall finish any cases which they may have begun.’ It is understood that a member of the Court finishing a case under this provision continues to receive the salary at the current rate, on a prorata basis until he or she has finished the case.

Underlying this provision is an assumption that normally the period of remaining in of…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “Members Retained to Finish a Case”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 17 January 2019 <>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001

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