English version from Series D, No. I ( 2d. ed.), pp. 23-49.1
The Court, By virtue of Article 30 of its Statute, Adopts the present Rules:
Article 1. Subject to the provisions of Article 14 of the Statute, the term of office of judges and deputy-judges shall commence on January ist of the year following their election.
*† Art. 2. Judges and deputy-judges elected at an earlier session of the Assembly and of the Council of the League of Nations shall take precedence respectively over judges and deputy-judges elected at a subsequent session. Judges and deputy-judges elected during the same session shall take precedence according to age. Judges shall take precedence over deputy-judges.
National judges chosen from outside the Court, under the terms of Article 31 of the Statute, shall take precedence after deputy-judges in order of age.
The list of deputy-judges shall be prepared in accordance with these principles.
The Vice-President shall take his seat on the right of the President. The other members of the Court shall take their seats on the left and right of the President in the order laid down above.____________________