XXVIII. RESOLUTIONS ADOPTED ON THE REPORTS OF THE FOURTH COMMITTEE
3159. Question of Brunei

The General Assembly, Having considered the question of Brunei Having examined the relevant chapters of the report of the Special Committee on the Situation with regard to the Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples.[1] Recalling its resolution 1514 (XV) of 14 December 1960, containing the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples, and its resolution 2621 (XXV) of 12 October 1970, containing the programme of action for the full implementation of the Declaration, Recalling further its resolution 2978 (XXVII) Of 14 December 1972, whereby it reaffirmed inter alia that, in the absence of a decision by the General Assembly itself that a Non-Self-Governing Territory has attained a full measure of self-government in terms of Chapter XI of the Charter of the United Nations, the administering Power concerned should continue to transmit information under Article 73 e of the Charter with respect to that Territory,

1. Reaffirms the inalienable right of the people of Brunei to self-determination in conformity with General Assembly resolution 1514 (XV);

2. Approves the chapter of the report of the Special Committee on the Situation with regard to the Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples relating to Brunei;[2]

3. Requests the administering Power, in accordance with the recommendation of the Special Committee, to furnish such information as may be required by the Special Committee and, in particular, to participate, in conformity with the provisions of related resolutions of the General Assembly, in the relevant proceedings of the Special Committee, as well as to receive in the Territory a United Nations visiting mission composed of members drawn from the Special Committee;

4. Requests the Special Committee to report on this question to the General Assembly at its twenty-ninth session.

2202nd plenary meeting,
14 December 1973


[1] Ibid., chaps. III and XXI. [2] Ibid., chap.XXI.
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