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A/RES/50/207 A

General Assembly

Distr. GENERAL  

9 February 1996


Fiftieth session
Agenda item 120


        [on the report of the Fifth Committee (A/50/843)]

          50/207. Scale of assessments for the
                  apportionment of the expenses of the
                  United Nations


     The General Assembly,

     Noting the requests by Azerbaijan, Comoros, Georgia,
Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Liberia, Sao Tome and Principe, Tajikistan
and Turkmenistan that, as an exceptional measure, any arrears in
respect of assessed contributions for the regular budget of the
United Nations, peace-keeping operations or international
tribunals as at 1 January 1996 and for 1996 be treated as being
attributable to conditions beyond their control and that,
accordingly, the question of the application of Article 19 of the
Charter of the United Nations should not arise,

    1.  Recognizes the importance of requests with respect to
the application of Article 19 of the Charter of the United
Nations being considered by the Committee on Contributions in
accordance with rule 160 of the rules of procedure of the General

    2.  Requests the Committee to hold a special session of one
week's duration as early as possible in 1996 to consider
representations from Member States with respect to the
application of Article 19 of the Charter and to report thereon to
the General Assembly at its resumed fiftieth session pursuant to
rule 160 of the rules of procedure;

    3.  Invites Member States to submit detailed information to
the Committee in explanation of their requests as soon as
possible so as to facilitate the work of the Committee;

    4.  Decides to consider the report of the Committee  on this
matter as early as possible during its resumed fiftieth session.

                                            100th plenary meeting
                                                 23 December 1995

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