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Charter of the United Nations

Chapter XII — International Trusteeship System

Article 83

1. All functions of the United Nations relating to strategic areas, including the approval of the terms of the trusteeship agreements and of their alteration or amendment, shall be exercised by the Security Council.

2. The basic objectives set forth in Article 76 shall be applicable to the people of each strategic area.

3. The Security Council shall, subject to the provisions of the trusteeship agreements and without prejudice to security considerations, avail itself of the assistance of the Trusteeship Council to perform those functions of the United Nations under the trusteeship system relating to political, economic, social, and educational matters in the strategic areas.

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

* Advance version in English