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5. Endorses the observations and recommendations contained in the report of the Advisory Committee
on Administrative and Budgetary Questions;3
6. Requests the Secretary-General to take all necessary action to ensure that the Civilian Police
Mission is administered with a maximum of efficiency and economy;
7. Also requests the Secretary-General, in order to reduce the cost of employing General Service staff,
to continue efforts to recruit local staff for the Civilian Police Mission against General Service posts,
commensurate with the requirements of the Mission;
8. Decides, on an exceptional basis, that the special arrangements approved in its resolution 51/15 B
of 13 June 1997 for the Support Mission, with regard to the application of article IV of the financial
regulations of the United Nations, whereby appropriations required in respect of obligations owed to
Governments providing contingents and/or logistic support to the Support Mission shall be retained beyond
the period stipulated under financial regulations 4.3 and 4.4, as set out in the annex to the present resolution,
shall be applied to the Transition Mission and the Civilian Police Mission;
9. Decides also to appropriate the amount of 18,641,616 dollars gross (17,618,416 dollars net) for the
maintenance and liquidation of the Civilian Police Mission for the period from 1 July 1999 to 30 June 2000,
inclusive of the amount of 927,537 dollars for the support account for peacekeeping operations and the
amount of 181,879 dollars for the United Nations Logistics Base at Brindisi, Italy, to be apportioned as an
ad hoc arrangement among Member States, in accordance with the composition of groups set out in
paragraphs 3 and 4 of General Assembly resolution 43/232 of 1 March 1989, as adjusted by the Assembly
in its resolutions 44/192 B of 21 December 1989, 45/269 of 27 August 1991, 46/198 A of 20 December
1991, 47/218 A of 23 December 1992, 49/249 A of 20 July 1995, 49/249 B of 14 September 1995, 50/224
of 11 April 1996, 51/218 A to C of 18 December 1996 and 52/230 of 31 March 1998 and its decisions
48/472 A of 23 December 1993 and 50/451 B of 23 December 1995, and taking into account the scale of
assessments for the years 1999 and 2000, as set out in its resolution 52/215 A of 22 December 1997;
10. Decides further that, in accordance with the provisions of its resolution 973 (X) of 15 December
1955, there shall be set off against the apportionment among Member States, as provided for in paragraph 9
above, their respective share in the Tax Equalization Fund of the estimated staff assessment income of
1,023,200 dollars approved for the Civilian Police Mission for the period from 1 July 1999 to 30 June 2000;
11. Decides that, for Member States that have fulfilled their financial obligations to the Missions, there
shall be set off against the apportionment, as provided for in paragraph 9 above, their respective share of the
unencumbered balance of 906,800 dollars gross (865,200 dollars net) in respect of the period ending 30 June
1998;
12. Decides also that, for Member States that have not fulfilled their financial obligations to the
Missions, their share of the unencumbered balance of 906,800 dollars gross (865,200 dollars net) in respect
of the period ending 30 June 1998 shall be set off against their outstanding obligations;

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