Which resolutions document amendments to the Provisional Rules of Procedure of the Security Council?
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The Provisional Rules of Procedure of the Security Council was adopted during the 1st meeting of the Security Council on 27 June 1946 in document S/96. The rules were presented by the Committee of Experts on the Rules of Procedure.  Amendments to the rules before adoption were discussed during the following meetings:

The latest Provisional Rules of Procedure of the Security Council is issued in document S/96/Rev.7

Amendments were issued in resolutions as follows:

  • Security Council resolution 26 (1947) [on the provisional rules of procedure of the Security Council]: 

    S/RES/26(1947)

  • Security Council resolution 37 (1947) [on inclusion of revised rules in the provisional rules of procedure of the Security Council]: S/RES/37(1947)

  • Security Council resolution 263 (1969) [on inclusion of Russian and Spanish among the working languages of the Security Council]: S/RES/263(1969)

  • Security Council resolution 345 (1974) [on inclusion of Chinese among the working languages of the Security Council]: S/RES/345(1974)

  • Security Council resolution 528 (1982) [on inclusion of Arabic among the working languages of the Security Council]: S/RES/528(1982)

Further research on the work of the Security Council is available from the following resources: 

  • UN Documentation: Security Council
  • Working Methods Handbook.
  • Repertoire of the Practice of the Security Council.
  • Loraine Sievers: The Procedure of the UN Security Council.


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