UNITED
NATIONS

E


Economic and Social Council

Distr.
GENERAL

E/RES/1952/436(XIV)H

28 May 1952


1952/436(XIV)H.Report of the Permanent Central Opium Board

 

The Economic and Social Council,

1. Takes note of the report of the Permanent Central Opium Board on statistics of narcotics for 1950 and the work of the Board in 1951;68/ and

2. Noting the statement of the Board that there is inadequacy of national controls over the production and distribution of opium and coca leaves and that "there is ground for the conclusion that the illicit traffic in question has its origin in the producing countries",

3. Urges the governments of the opium and coca leaf producing countries:

(a) To take effective measures immediately to control all production and distribution of opium and coca leaves, in order to prevent these substances from entering the illicit market; and

(b) To report their full production, stocks and exports of opium and coca leaves for 1950 to the Permanent Central Opium Board if they have not already done so; and

4. Urges the governments of all countries to take further suitable steps to tighten control on import and distribution of opium and coca leaves in their respective countries.

28 May 1952

68/ Documents E/OB/7 and E/OB/7/Add.1.