The League System
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paragraph 106 in volume 1, chapter 8, Finance and Administration

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One consequence of the arrangements of 1920 to establish the Permanent Court and of the decision then adopted for its link with the League of Nations, was a solution to the problem of financing the Court. Article 33 of that Statute provided that the expenses of the Court should be borne by the League of Nations in such manner as should be decided by the Assembly upon the proposal of the Council. In 1924 the Covenant of the L…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “The League System”, 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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