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Charter of the United Nations

Chapter XII — International Trusteeship System

Article 85

1. The functions of the United Nations with regard to trusteeship agreements for all areas not designated as strategic, including the approval of the terms of the trusteeship agreements and of their alteration or amendment, shall be exercised by the General Assembly.

2. The Trusteeship Council, operating under the authority of the General Assembly, shall assist the General Assembly in carrying out these functions.

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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

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