The Pension Plan of 1946
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paragraph 129 in volume 1, chapter 8, Finance and Administration

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In his memorandum of 13 June 1946 the Registrar drew attention to the following points ‘of special importance’. His statement shows how, in 1946, the members of the Court envisaged their status in relation to that of other high officials of the United Nations. The Registrar wrote:

In the first place there seems to be a certain analogy as regards pensions between the judges and the Secretary-General of the United Nations. The Secretary-General enters on his office after h…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “The Pension Plan of 1946”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 18 January 2019 <>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001

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