Review of the Procedure Provided for Under Article 11 of the Statute of the Administrative Tribunal of the United Nations, G.A. res. 50/54, U.N. Doc. A/RES/50/54 (1995).
The General Assembly, Having considered the report of the Secretary-General, Noting that the procedure provided for under article 11 of the statute of the Administrative Tribunal of the United Nations has not proved to be a constructive or useful element in the adjudication of staff disputes within the Organization, and noting also the views of the Secretary-General to that effect, 1. Decides to amend the statute of the Administrative Tribunal of the United Nations with respect to judgements rendered by the Tribunal after 31 December 1995 as follows: (a) Delete article 11; (b) Renumber former articles 12, 13 and 14 as articles 11, 12 and 13, respectively, and in paragraph 3 of article 9 substitute the words "article 13" for "article 14"; (c) Amend paragraph 2 of article 10 by substituting the words "article 11" for "articles 11 and 12"; 2. Decides also that, with respect to judgements rendered by the Tribunal before 1 January 1996, the statute of the Tribunal shall continue to apply as if the amendments in paragraph 1 above had not been made; 3. Stresses the importance for the staff and the Organization alike of ensuring a fair, efficient and expeditious internal system of justice within the United Nations, including effective mechanisms for the resolution of disputes.