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3. Further decides that the contributions of the Republic of Kiribati, the Republic of Nauru and the
Kingdom of Tonga for the years 1999 and 2000 should otherwise be applied to the same basis of assessment
as for other Member States, except that, in the case of appropriations or apportionments approved by the
General Assembly for the financing of peacekeeping operations, the contributions of the Republic of Kiribati,
the Republic of Nauru and the Kingdom of Tonga, as determined by the group of Member States to which
they may be assigned by the Assembly, should be calculated in proportion to the calendar year;
4. Decides that the 1999 assessments of the Republic of Kiribati, the Republic of Nauru and the
Kingdom of Tonga should be taken into account as miscellaneous income in accordance with regulation
5.2 (c) of the Financial Regulations and Rules of the United Nations;
5. Also decides that, for the year 2000, the rate of assessment for the Republic of Kiribati, the
Republic of Nauru and the Kingdom of Tonga should be added to the scale of assessments established by
the General Assembly in its resolution 52/215 A;
6. Further decides that, in accordance with financial regulation 5.8, the advances of the Republic of
Kiribati, the Republic of Nauru and the Kingdom of Tonga to the Working Capital Fund should be calculated
by the application of their rate of assessment of 0.001 per cent to the authorized level of the Fund and should
be added to the Fund pending the incorporation of their rate of assessment in a 100 per cent scale.
88th plenary meeting
23 December 1999
B
The General Assembly,
Having considered the relevant part of the report of the Committee on Contributions on its fifty-ninth
session,2
Recalling its resolution 53/36 C of 18 December 1998,
1. Decides that the Committee on Contributions should not consider further the questions covered in
paragraphs 69 and 70 as well as 73 and 74 of its report;
2. Requests the Committee further to consider measures to encourage the timely, full and
unconditional payment of assessed contributions and to make appropriate recommendations, pursuant to its
general mandate under paragraph 3 of General Assembly resolution 14 A (I) of 13 February 1946.
88th plenary meeting
23 December 1999
C

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Ibid., Fifty-fourth Session, Supplement No. 11 (A/54/11), chap. IV, sect. C.
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