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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. 12.
Art. 12. The judges of the International Prize Court are all equal in rank and have precedence according to the date on which the notification of their appointment was received (Article 11, paragraph 1
), and if they sit by rota (Article 15, paragraph 2
), according to the date on which they entered upon their duties. When the date is the same the senior in age takes precedence.
The deputy judges when acting are assimilaged to the judges. They rank, however, after them.