Economic and Social Council
|1953/505(XVI)H.||Model code and commentary for the application of the Protocol for limiting and regulating the Cultivation of the Poppy Plant, the Production of, International and Wholesale Trade in, and Use of Opium|
The Economic and Social Council,
Noting resolution XIV of the United Nations Opium Conference (1953),
1. Requests the Commission on Narcotic Drugs to draw up a model code and commentary for the application of the Protocol, adopted by the Conference, for limiting and regulating the Cultivation of the Poppy Plant, the Production of, International and Wholesale Trade in, and Use of Opium after the pattern of the model codes 68/ prepared by the League of Nations Advisory Committee on the Traffic in Opium and Other Dangerous Drugs for the application of the International Opium Convention, signed at Geneva on 19 February 1925, and of the Convention for limiting the Manufacture and regulating the Distribution of Narcotic Drugs, signed at Geneva on 13 July 1931;
2. Requests the Secretary-General to circulate the model code and commentary, after their completion by the Commission, to all governments with the request that they should be guided as far as possible by the code and commentary in framing the necessary legislative and administrative measures for the application of the Protocol.
739th plenary meeting,