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Ch.IV The General Assembly, Functions and Powers, Article 16

Rudolf Geiger

From: The Charter of the United Nations: A Commentary, Volume I (3rd Edition)

Edited By: Bruno Simma, Daniel-Erasmus Khan, Georg Nolte, Andreas Paulus, Nikolai Wessendorf, (Assistant Editor)

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 24 April 2024

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UN Charter
The General Assembly shall perform such functions with respect to the international trusteeship system as are assigned to it under Chapters XII and XIII, including the approval of the trusteeship agreements for areas not designated as strategic. 1 Article 16 is the first Article of the Charter which mentions the international trusteeship system. The provision refers generally to the functions of the GA defined in the regulations of Chapter XII (International Trusteeship Council). But it also emphasizes that it is a function of the GA to approve trusteeship...
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