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United Nations Security Council Resolution 26

Adopted unanimously by the Security Council at its 138th meeting, on 4 June 1947

The Security Council,

Having considered General Assembly resolution 88 (I) of 19 November 1946, adopting provisionally and subject to the concurrence of the Security Council the following rule of procedure:

“Rule 99 A

“Any meeting of the General Assembly held in pursuance of the Statute of the International Court of Justice for the purpose of the election of members of the Court shall continue until as many candidates as are required for all the seats to be filled have obtained in one or more ballots an absolute majority of votes.”,

Resolves:

1. To concur in the rule of procedure quoted above;

2. To adopt the following rule of procedure:

“Chapter XI. – Relations with other United Nations Organs


“Rule 61

“Any meeting of the Security Council held in pursuance of the Statute of the International Court of Justice for the purpose of the election of members of the Court shall continue until as many candidates as are required for all the seats to be filled have obtained in one or more ballots an absolute majority of votes.”;

Transmits this resolution to the General Assembly for its information.

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