Codification Division Publications: Repertory of Practice of United Nations Organs Codification Division Publications: Repertory of Practice of United Nations Organs

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Charter of the United Nations

Chapter XVI — Miscellaneous Provisions

Articles 104 and 105

Article 104:

The Organization shall enjoy in the territory of each of its Members such legal capacity as may be necessary for the exercise of its funcions and the fulfillment of its purposes.

Article 105:

1. The Organization shall enjoy in the territory of each of its Members such privileges and immunities as are necessary for the fulfillment of its purposes.

2. Representatives of the Members of the United Nations and officials of the Organization shall similarly enjoy such privileges and immunities as are necessary for the independent exercise of their functions in connection with the Organization.

3. The General Assembly may make recommendations with a view to determining the details of the application of paragraphs 1 and 2 of this Article or may propose conventions to the Members of the United Nations for this purpose.

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Repertory of Practice (1945–1954), volume 5 View PDF file
  Supplement No 1 (1954–1955), volume 2 View PDF file
  Supplement No 2 (1955–1959), volume 3 View PDF file
  Supplement No 3 (1959–1966), volume 4 View PDF file
  Supplement No 4 (1966–1969), volume 2 View PDF file
  Supplement No 5 (1970–1978), volume 5 View PDF file
  Supplement No 6 (1979–1984), volume 6 View PDF file
  Supplement No 7 (1985–1988), volume 6 View PDF file
  Supplement No 8 (1989–1994), volume 6* View PDF file
  Supplement No 9 (1995–1999), volume 6 View PDF file

* Advance version in English