11th June, 1948

AN ACT TO ENABLE EFFECT TO THE
GIVEN TO CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE CHARTER OF THE UNITED NATIONS

WHWREAS it is expedient to enable effect to be given to certain provisions of the Charter of the United Nations; It is hereby enacted as follows: –

1. This Act may be called the United Nations; (Security Council) Act, 1948.

2. If, under Article 41 of the Charter of the United Nations signed at San Francisco on the 26th day of June 1945, the Security Council of the United Nations calls upon the Central Government to apply any measures, not involving the use of armed force, to give effect to any decision of that Council, the Central Government may, by order published in the official Gazette, make such provisions (including provisions having extra-territorial operation) as appear to it necessary or expedient for enabling those measures to be effectively applied, and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power, provision may be made for the punishment of person offending against the order.

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