The Revised Pension Plan of 1980
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paragraph 132 in volume 1, chapter 8, Finance and Administration

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As mentioned (§ I.117 above), the General Assembly decided, in resolution 31/204, 22 December 1976, on a periodic review of all emoluments, pensions and other payments to the members of the Court every five years. The first of these periodic reviews therefore took place in 1980.1

In his report the Secretary-General pointed out that there was no automatic arrangement for adjusting the pensions to changes in the cost of living. To correct that imbalance, he proposed incor…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “The Revised Pension Plan of 1980”, 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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