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Convention (XII) relative to the Creation of an International Prize Court. The Hague, 18 October 1907.
Part II : Constitution of the international prize court - Art. 16.
Art. 16. If a belligerent Power has, according to the rota, no judge sitting in the Court, it may ask that the judge appointed by it should take part in the settlement of all cases arising from the war. Lots shall then be drawn as to which of the judges entitled to sit according to the rota shall withdraw. This arrangement does not affect the judge appointed by the other belligerent.