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A/RES/50/212 B


General Assembly

Distr. GENERAL  

10 May 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/Add.1)]


          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


                               B


     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/

     Recalling its resolution 50/212 A of 23 December 1995, by
which it appropriated to the Special Account for the
International Tribunal 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  Tribunal to continue its
activities through 31 March 1996, without prejudice to
recommendations the Advisory Committee on Administrative and
Budgetary Questions might make to the General Assembly at its
resumed fiftieth session,

     1.   Decides to authorize the Secretary-General to enter
into commitments in the additional amount of 8,619,500 dollars
gross (7,637,500 dollars net) for the period from 1 April to 30
June 1996 to allow 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 to continue its activities, pending a
detailed report of the comments and recommendations of the
Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions;

     2.   Decides also, as an ad hoc and exceptional arrangement,
that Member States shall waive their respective shares in the
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 4,309,750 dollars gross
(3,818,750 dollars net) for the period from 1 April to 30 June
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 April to 30
June 1996.


                                            104th plenary meeting
                                                    11 April 1996


                              Notes

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

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