United Nations Security Council Resolution 284

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UN Security Council
Resolution 284
Date July 29 1970
Meeting no. 1,550
Code S/RES/284 (Document)
Subject The situation in Namibia
Voting summary
12 voted for
None voted against
3 abstained
Result Adopted
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members

United Nations Security Council Resolution 284, adopted on July 29, 1970, submitted the following question to the International Court of Justice for an advisory opinion: "What are the legal consequences for States of the continued presence of South Africa in Namibia notwithstanding Security Council resolution 276 (1970)?". The Council requested the Secretary-General to transmit the resolution, along with all documents likely to throw light upon to the question to the Court.[1]

The resolution was adopted by 12 votes; the People's Republic of Poland, Soviet Union and the United Kingdom abstained.

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  1. ^ Wellens, Karel (1990). Resolutions and statements of the United Nations Security Council (1946-1989): a thematic guide. The Hague: M. Nijhoff. pp. M1 209. ISBN 0-7923-0796-8.

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