TitleUnforseen and extraordinary expenses for the biennium 2000-2001 : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly
Unforseen and extraordinary expenses for the biennium 2000-2001
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Authorizes the Secretary-General to enter into commitments in the biennium 2000-2001 to meet unforeseen and extraordinary expenses arising either during or subsequent to the biennium, provided that the concurrence of the Advisory Committee shall not be necessary for: (a) such commitments, not exceeding a total of US$8 million in any one year of the biennium 2000-2001, as the Secretary-General certifies relate to the maintenance of peace and security; (b) such commitments as the President of ICJ certifies relate to expenses occasioned by: (i) the designation of ad hoc judges (Statute of ICJ, Art. 31), not exceeding a total of $330,000; (ii) the calling of witnesses and the appointment of experts (Statute, Art. 50) and the appointment of assessors (Statute, Art. 30), not exceeding a total of $50,000; (iii) the maintenance in office for the completion of cases of judges who have not been re-elected (Statute, Art. 13, paragraph 3), not exceeding a total of $40,000; (iv) the payment of pensions and travel and removal expenses of retiring judges, and travel and removal expenses and installation grant of members of the Court (Statute, Art. 32, paragraph 7), not exceeding a total of 410,000; (v) the work of the Court or its Chambers away from The Hague (Statute, Art. 22), not exceeding a total of $25,000; (c) such commitments, in an amount not exceeding $500,000, in the biennium 2000-2001, as the Secretary-General certifies are required for interorganizational security measures pursuant to section IV of General Assembly resolution 36/235 of 18 Dec. 1981; decides that, for the biennium 2000-2001, if a decision of the Security Council results in the need for the Secretary-General to enter into commitments relating to the maintenance of peace and security in an amount exceeding $10 million in respect of the decision, that matter shall be brought to the General Assembly, or, if the Assembly is suspended or not in session, a resumed or special session of the Assembly shall be convened by the Secretary-General to consider the matter.