Economic and Social Council


1088th Plenary Meeting
30 July 1959

1959/730(XXVIII)F.Symbol for identification of packages containing narcotic drugs


The Economic and Social Council,

Recalling operative paragraph 3(e) of its resolutions 436 G (XIV) of 27 May 1952,

Having considered draft resolution E concerning the use of a symbol for identification of packages containing narcotic drugs set forth in the report of the fourteenth session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs,38/

Noting that the Plenipotentiary Conference on the Single Convention which will be convened in 1960 or early 1961, will have before it the provisions proposed for paragraph 5 of article 41 of the third draft of the Single Convention,

Decides to take no action at this time on the above-mentioned draft resolution.*/

1088th plenary meeting,
30 July 1959.

38/ Official Records of the Economic and Social Council, Twenty-eighth Session, Supplement No. 9 (E/3254), chap. XIV.

*/ The Commission on Narcotic Drugs had recommended that packages moving in trade and containing a narcotic drug should show a double red band on its label.