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Preamble & Section 1, United Nations (Privileges & Immunities) Act 1947

The United Nations (Privileges and Immunities) Act, 1947 (Act No. 46 of 1947) - The Act was published in the Extraordinary, Gazette of India by the Ministry of Law on 20th December, 1947.


An Act to give effect to the Convection on the Privileges and immunities of the United Nations.

WHEREAS it is expedient to give effect to the Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations, and to enable similar privileges and immunities to be enjoyed by other international organisations and their representatives and officials;

It is hereby enacted as follows:-

Section 1. Short title.—

This Act may be called the United Nations (Privileges and Immunities) Act, 1947.

This Act has been extended to the Union territory of Pondicherry by Act 26 of 1968, s. 3 and the Schedule and to the State of Sikkim (w.e.f. 12-1-1976) vide notification No. G.S.R. 19(E), dated 12-1-1976.

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