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supplementalagree and at his discretion, after consultation with the appropriate State ments. and local authorities, to enter into such supplemental agreements with the United Nations as may be necessary to fulfill the purposes of the Approval of Con- said agreement: Provided,That any supplemental agreement entered Pes, p. . into pursuant to section 5 of the agreement incorporated herein shall be submitted to the Congress for approval. The agreement follows: AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE UNITED NATIONS AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA REGARDING THE HEADQUARTERS OF THE UNITED NATIONS THE UNITED NATIONS AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: Desiring to conclude an agreement for the purpose of carrying out the Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 14 December 1946 to establish the seat of the United Nations in The City of New York and to regulate questions arising as a result thereof; Have appointed as their representatives for this purpose: The United Nations: TRYOVE LIE, Secretary-General, and The United States of America: GEORGE C. MARSHALL, Secretary of State, Who have agreed as follows: ARTICLE I-DEFINITIONS SECTION 1 "Headquarters dis- trict." Pob, p. 76. ' Appropriate American authori- ties. " "General Conven- tion. " "United Nations. " 'Seretary-Oeneral." In this agreement: (a) The expression "headquarters district" means (1) the area defined as such in Annex 1, (2) any other lands or buildings which from time to time may be included therein by supplemental agree- ment with the appropriate American authorities; (b) the expression "appropriate American authorities" means such federal, state, or local authorities in the United States as may be appropriate in the context and in accordance with the laws and customs of the United States, including the laws and customs of the state and local government involved; (c) the expression "General Convention" means the Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations approved by the General Assembly of the United Nations 13 February 1946, as acceded to by the United States; (d) the expression "United Nations" means the international organization established by the Charter of the United Nations, here- inafter referred to as the "Charter"; (e) the expression "Secretary-General" means the Secretary- General of the United Nations. ArICLE II-THE HEADQUVrTEIS DISTRICT SECTION 2 The seat of the United Nations shall be the headquarters district. 758 [61 STAT. PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 482-AUG. 4, 1947