Preliminary studies on the legal problems relating to the utilization and use of international rivers

XIV. RESOLUTIONS ADOPTED ON THE REPORTS OF THE SIXTH COMMITTEE
1401. Preliminary studies on the legal problems relating to the utilization and use of international rivers

The General Assembly, Considering that it is desirable to initiate preliminary studies on the legal problems relating to the utilization and use of international rivers with a view to determining whether the subject is appropriate for codification, Requests the Secretary-General to prepare and circulate to Member States a report containing:

(a) Information provided by Member States regarding their laws and legislation in force in the matter and, when necessary, a summary of such information;

(b) A summary of existing bilateral and multilateral treaties;

(c) A summary of decisions of international tribunals, including arbitral awards;

(d) A survey of studies made or being made by non-governmental organizations concerned with international law.

842nd plenary meeting,
21 November 1959.
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