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Economic and Social Council

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E/RES/1953/505(XVI)E
739th Plenary Meeting
28 July 1953


1953/505(XVI)E.List of basic drugs and preparations falling under international narcotics control

 

The Economic and Social Council,

Recalling its resolution 49(IV) regarding the need for a revision of the list of basic drugs and preparations falling under international narcotics control and its request to the Secretary-General to prepare such a list,

Noting with satisfaction the progress made in the preparation of the list of basic drugs, 65/

Bearing in mind, however, the great scope of the task of preparing this list, and taking into account the numerous more urgent projects of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs and the views expressed by the General Assembly and the Council on the deferment of less urgent work,

Noting the recommendation 66/ of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs regarding work on the publication of the list of preparation and pharmaceutical specialities containing narcotic drugs,

Requests the Secretary-General to discontinue, for the time being, his work on the publication of the list of preparations and not to make further requests for information to governments in this respect, and to notify the States concerned of this resolution.

739th plenary meeting, 28 July 1953

65/ See document E/CN.7/247.

66/ See Official Records of the Economic and Social Council, Sixteenth Session, Supplement No. 4, Annex A, paragraph 2.