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A/RES/50/222


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10 May 1996ORIGINAL:
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Fiftieth session
Agenda item 138 (a)


                  RESOLUTION ADOPTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY

            [on the report of the Fifth Committee (A/50/850/Add.3)]


            50/222.  Reform of the procedures for determining
                     reimbursement to Member States for
                     contingent-owned equipment


      The General Assembly,

      Taking note of the reports of the Working Groups on Contingent-
Owned Equipment,  1/ established pursuant to its resolution 49/233 A
of 23 December 1994,

      Taking note also of the report of the Secretary-General,  2/

      Taking note further of the report of the Advisory Committee on
Administrative and Budgetary Questions,  3/

      1.    Endorses the recommendations of the Working Groups on
Contingent-Owned Equipment on the reform of the procedures for
determining reimbursement to Member States for contingent-owned
equipment, subject to the provisions of the present resolution;

      2.    Decides to endorse the proposal concerning loss or damage to
contingent-owned equipment, other than loss or damage to major
equipment due to hostile action or forced abandonment, as presented in
paragraph 13 of the report of the Advisory Committee on Administrative
and Budgetary Questions; 3/

      3.    Also decides that the reformed procedures for determining
reimbursement to Member States for contingent-owned equipment shall be
in place as from 1 July 1996 on the basis of the recommendations
contained in paragraph 51 of the report of the Phase III Working
Group  4/ and paragraph 20 of the report of the Advisory Committee; 3/

      4.    Further decides to review the operation of the reformed
procedures for determining reimbursement to Member States for
contingent-owned equipment at its fifty-second session;

      5.    Requests the Secretary-General, in this regard, to submit
for its consideration a report on the first full year of
implementation of the reformed procedures;

      6.    Decides that the above-mentioned review and report shall
pertain to all elements of the reformed procedures, in particular to
those elements of the recommendations of the Working Groups that were
not specifically endorsed by the Secretary-General in his report, 2/
and decides to request the Secretary-General in this regard to include
in the above-mentioned report comparative data on the differences
between the adopted system and other proposals contained in the
reports of the Secretary-General 2/ and the Advisory Committee; 3/

      7.    Requests the Secretary-General to inform all Member States
by 30 May 1996 of the establishment of the new procedures for
determining reimbursement to Member States for contingent-owned
equipment.

                                                    104th plenary meeting
                                                            11 April 1996


                                     Notes

1/   A/C.5/49/66 and A/C.5/49/70.

2/   A/50/807.

3/   A/50/887.

4/   A/C.5/49/70.

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