United Nations


General Assembly

Distr. GENERAL  

31 July 1996ORIGINAL:

Fiftieth session
Agenda item 116


            [on the report of the Fifth Committee (A/50/842/Add.3)]

                  50/229.  Commission of Inquiry in Rwanda

      The General Assembly,

      Having considered the report of the Secretary-General on the
Commission of Inquiry in Rwanda  1/ and the recommendations of the
Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions,  2/

      Recalling that, in its resolution 50/214 of 23 December 1995, it
had already requested the Secretary-General to make economies in an
amount of 103,991,200 United States dollars and also to implement
fully all mandated programmes and activities, and reaffirming the
budgetary process adopted in its resolution 41/213 of 19 December 1986
and subsequent relevant resolutions,

      1.    Authorizes the Secretary-General to enter into commitments
in an amount of up to 931,800 dollars (net of staff assessment) under
section 3 (Peace-keeping operations and special missions) of the
programme budget for the biennium 1996-1997 for the maintenance of the
Commission of Inquiry;

      2.    Requests the Secretary-General to submit to the General
Assembly, no later than 15 May 1996, proposals on possible means of
absorption in the programme budget for the biennium 1996-1997,
including, inter alia, part II thereof;

      3.    Requests the Fifth Committee to revert to the issue of
appropriations at subsequent meetings in May 1996 in the light of the
Secretary-General's proposals referred to in paragraph 2 above.

                                                         120th plenary meeting
                                                                   7 June 1996


1/   A/C.5/50/60.

2/   See A/C.5/50/SR.58.

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