of representatives and the names of members of the delegation
of each Member State are submitted to the Secretary-General
and are issued either by the Head of the State or Government
or by the Minister for Foreign Affairs (Rule 27 of the Rules
of Procedure of the General Assembly).
Committee is appointed at the beginning of each regular
session of the General Assembly. It consists of nine members,
who are appointed by the General Assembly on the proposal
of the President.
Committee is mandated to examine the credentials of representatives
of Member States and to report to the General Assembly thereon
(Rule 28 of the Rules of Procedure of the General Assembly).
Special and emergency
special sessions of the General Assembly as well as conferences
convened under its auspices also appoint a Credentials Committee
having the same composition as that of the Credentials Committee
at its most recent regular session.