The United Nations (Security Council) Act, 1947


[20th December, 1947.]

An Act to enable effect to be given to certain provisions of the Charter of the United Nations.

WHEREAS it is expedient to enable effect to be given to certain provisions of the Character of the United Nations ; It is hereby enacted as follows :-


This Act has been extended to the Union territory of Pondicherry by Act 26 of 1968, s.3 and Sch.

2. Measures under Art.41 of the charter of the United Nations.

If, under Article 41 of the Charter of the United Nations signed at San Francisco on the 26th day of June 1945 the Security Council of the United Nations calls upon the Central Government to apply any measures, not involving the use armed force, to give effect to any decision of that Council, the Central Government may, by order published in the Official Gazette, make such provisions (including provision having extra-territorial operation) as appear to it necessary or expedient for enabling those measures to be effectively applied, and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power, provision may be made for the punishment of persons offending against the order.

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