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Repertory of Practice of United Nations Organs

 


Extracts relating to
Article 24 of the Charter of the United Nations:

“1. In order to ensure prompt and effective action by the United Nations, its
members confer on the Security Council primary responsibility for the maintenance of international peace and security, and agree that in carrying out its duties under this responsibility the Security Council acts on their behalf.

2. In discharging these duties the Security Council shall act in accordance with the Purposes and Principles of the United Nations. The specific powers granted to the Security Council for the discharge of these duties are laid down in Chapters VI, VII, VIII, and XII.

3. The Security Council shall submit annual and, when necessary, special reports to the General Assembly for its consideration.
Extracts:
Repertory of Practice (1945-1954), volume 2:  
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Supplement No 1 (1954 - 1955), volume 1:  
English Français Español*
Supplement No 2 (1955 - 1959), volume 2  
English Français Español
Supplement No 3 (1959 - 1966), volume 2:  
English Français Español
Supplement No 4 (1966 - 1969), volume 1:  
English Français Español
Supplement No 5 (1970 - 1978), volume 2:  
English Français Español*
Supplement No 6 (1979 - 1984), volume 3:  
English Français Español
Supplement No 7 (1985 - 1988), volume 3:  
English**    
Supplement No 8 (1989 - 1994), volume 3:  
English**    
   
Supplement No 9 (1995 - 1999), volume 3:  
English**    
   
Supplement No 10 (2000 - 2009), volume  
     
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