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 XV — The Secretariat

Article 97

The Secretariat shall comprise a Secretary-General and such staff as the Organization may require. The Secretary-General shall be appointed by the General Assembly upon the recommendation of the Security Council. He shall be the chief administrative officer of the Organization.

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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
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  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
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