United Nations Security Council Resolution 480

United Nations Security Council resolution 480, adopted unanimously on 12 November 1980, after noting the deaths of International Court of Justice (ICJ) judges Richard R. Baxter and Salah El Dine Tarazi, the Council decided that elections to the two vacancies on the ICJ would take place on 15 January 1981 at the Security Council and General Assembly.

UN Security Council
Resolution 480
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International Court of Justice
Date12 November 1980
Meeting no.2,255
CodeS/RES/480 (Document)
SubjectInternational Court of Justice
Voting summary
  • 15 voted for
  • None voted against
  • None abstained
ResultAdopted
Security Council composition
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Non-permanent members

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