United Nations Security Council Resolution 284

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]

UN Security Council
Resolution 284
DateJuly 29 1970
Meeting no.1,550
CodeS/RES/284 (Document)
SubjectThe situation in Namibia
Voting summary
  • 12 voted for
  • None voted against
  • 3 abstained
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members

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 978-0-7923-0796-9.

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