27 December 1961

 

General List No. 49

 
     

International Court of justice

     
     
 

Financial Obligations of Members of the United Nations

 
     
 

Order

 
     
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BEFORE: PRESIDENT: B. Winiarski
   
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Citation: Financial Obligations of Members of the United Nations, 1961 I.C.J. 64 (Order of Dec. 27)
   
 
     
 
 
     
  ORDER

[1] The President of the International Court of Justice, having regard to Article 66, paragraph 2, of the Statute of the Court ;

[2] Whereas, on 20 December 1961, the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted a resolution requesting the International Court of Justice to give an advisory opinion on the following question :

"Do the expenditures authorized in General Assembly resolutions 1583 (XV) and 1590 (XV) of 20 December 1960, 1595 (XV) of 3 April 1961, 1619 (XV) of 21 April 1961 and 1633 (XVI) of 30 October 1961 relating to the United Nations operations in the Congo undertaken in pursuance of the Security Council resolutions of 14 July, 22 July and 9 August 1960 and 21 February and 24 November 1961, and General Assembly resolutions 1474 (ES-IV) of 20 September 1961 and 1599 (XV), 1600 (XV) and 1601 (XV) of 15 April 1961, and the expenditures authorized in General Assembly resolutions 1122 (XI) of 26 November 1956, 1089 (XI) of 21 December 1956, 1090 (XI) of 27 February 1957, 1151 (XII) of 22 November 1957, 1204 (XII) of 13 December 1957, 1337 (XIII) of 13 December 1958, 1441 (XIV) of 5 December 1959 and 1575 (XV) of 20 December 1961 relating to the operations of the United Nations Emergency Force undertaken in pursuance of General Assembly resolutions 997 (ES-I) of 2 November 1956, 998 (ES-I) and 999 (ES-I) of 4 November 1956, 1000 (ES-I) of 5 November 1956, 1001 (ES-I) of 7 November 1956, 1121 (XI) of 24 November 1956 and 1263 (XIII) of 14 November 1958, constitute 'expenses of the Organization' within the meaning of Article 17, paragraph 2, of the Charter of the United Nations?"

[3] Whereas certified true copies of the English and French texts of the aforesaid resolution of the General Assembly were transmitted to the Court by a letter of the Acting Secretary-General of the United Nations dated 21 December 1961 and filed in the Registry on 27 December 1961;

[4] Fixes 20 February 1962 as the time-limit within which written statements may be submitted in accordance with Article 66, paragraph 2, of the Statute of the Court;

[5] Reserves the subsequent procedure for further decision.

[6] Done in French and in English, the French text being authoritative, at the Peace Palace, The Hague, this twenty-seventh day of December, one thousand nine hundred and sixty-one.

(Signed) B. Winiarski,
President.

(Signed) Garnier-Coignet,
Registrar.
 
     

 

 

 

 

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