The Review of 1995
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paragraph 133 in volume 1, chapter 8, Finance and Administration

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The Secretary-General’s report for the review at the 48th session of the General Assembly included observations by the Court on the unsatisfactory nature of the current regime. The pensions were not correlated to salaries, as are judicial and other pensions. The Court’s pensions were considerably lower than those of comparator countries in which pensions are correlated with salaries. The Court expressed its opinion as follows:

In the view of the Court, pensions of its members should be treated as sui g…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “The Review of 1995”, 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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