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A/RES/50/212 A


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Distr. GENERAL  

22 February 1996

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Fiftieth session
Agenda item 136


           RESOLUTION ADOPTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY

        [on the report of the Fifth Committee (A/50/849)]


          50/212. Financing of the International Tribunal for the
                  Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Serious
                  Violations of International Humanitarian Law    
                  Committed in the Territory of the Former        
                  Yugoslavia since 1991


                                        A


     The General Assembly,

     Having considered the report of the Secretary-General on the
financing of the International Tribunal for the Prosecution of
Persons Responsible for Serious Violations of International
Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of the Former
Yugoslavia since 1991  1/ and the related oral report by the
Chairman of the Advisory Committee on Administrative and
Budgetary Questions,  2/

     1.   Decides to appropriate to the Special Account for the
International Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible
for Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law
Committed in the Territory of the Former Yugoslavia since 1991 an
amount of 8,619,500 United States dollars gross (7,637,500
dollars net) for the period from 1 January to 31 March 1996 to
allow the International Tribunal to continue its activities
through 31 March 1996, without prejudice to recommendations the
Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions may
make to the General Assembly at its resumed fiftieth session;

     2.   Decides also, as an ad hoc and exceptional arrangement,
that Member States shall waive their respective shares in the
remaining credits arising from previous budgets of the United
Nations Protection Force in the total amount of 4,309,750 dollars
gross (3,818,750 dollars net) and hence accept an equivalent
increase in the assessments for a future budget period of the
Force in the same amount, to be transferred to the Special
Account for the International Tribunal from the Special Account
for the United Nations Protection Force established pursuant to
General Assembly resolution 46/233 of 19 March 1992;

     3.   Decides further to apportion the amount of 4,309,750
dollars gross (3,818,750 dollars net) for the period from 1
January to 31 March 1996 among Member States in accordance with
the scale of assessments for the year 1996;

     4.   Decides that, in accordance with the provisions of its
resolution 973 (X) of 15 December 1955, there shall be set off
against the apportionment among Member States, as provided for in
paragraph  3 above, their respective share in the Tax
Equalization Fund of the estimated staff assessment income of 
491,000 dollars for the International Tribunal for the period
from 1 January to 31 March 1996.


                                            100th plenary meeting
                                                 23 December 1995


                              Notes

1/        A/C.5/50/41.

2/        See A/C.5/50/SR.42.

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