3. A Member of the Court who is re-elected shall make a new declaration only if his newterm is not continuous with his previous one.
1. A Member of the Court deciding to resign shall communicate his decision to thePresident, and the resignation shall take effect as provided in Article 13, paragraph 4, of theStatute.2. If the Member of the Court deciding to resign from the Court is the President, he shallcommunicate his decision to the Court, and the resignation shall take effect as provided inArticle 13, paragraph 4, of the Statute.
In any case in which the application of Article 18 of the Statute is under consideration, theMember of the Court concerned shall be so informed by the President or, if the circumstances sorequire, by the Vice-President, in a written statement which shall include the grounds therefor and any relevant evidence. He shall subsequently, at a private meeting of the Court speciallyconvened for the purpose, be afforded an opportunity of making a statement, of furnishing anyinformation or explanations he wishes to give, and of supplying answers, orally or in writing, toany questions put to him. At a further private meeting, at which the Member of the Courtconcerned shall not be present, the matter shall be discussed; each Member of the Court shallstate his opinion, and if requested a vote shall be taken.
Subsection 2. Judges ad hoc
, chosen under Article 31 of the Statute for the purposes of particular cases, shall be admitted to sit on the Bench of the Court in the circumstances and according tothe procedure indicated in Article 17, paragraph 2, Articles 35, 36, 37, Article 91, paragraph 2,and Article 102, paragraph 3, of these Rules.2. They shall participate in the case in which they sit on terms of complete equality withthe other judges on the Bench.3. Judges
shall take precedence after the Members of the Court and in order of seniority of age.
1. The solemn declaration to be made by every judge
in accordance withArticles 20 and 31, paragraph 6, of the Statute shall be as set out in Article 4, paragraph 1, of these Rules.