United Nations Security Council Resolution 102

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Adopted by the Security Council at its 645th meeting, by 10 votes to none, with 1 abstention (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics), on 3 December 1953

The Security Council,

Recommends that the General Assembly, in accordance with Article 93, paragraph 2, of the Charter of the United Nations, determine the conditions on which Japan may become a party to the Statute of the International Court of Justice, as follows:

Japan will become a party to the Statute on the date of the deposit with the Secretary-General of the United Nations of an instrument, signed on behalf of the Government of Japan and ratified as may be required by Japanese constitutional law, containing:
(a) Acceptance of the provisions of the Statute of the International Court of Justice;
(b) Acceptance of all the obligations of a Member of the United Nations under Article 94 of the Charter;
(c) An undertaking to contribute to the expenses of the Court such equitable amount as the General Assembly shall assess from time to time, after consultation with the Japanese Government.

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