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Documents relating to programme budget implications
As the documents are generally short, no summary is required.
Documents relating to progamme budget implications prepared for the Fifth Committee (A/C.5/...) are normally circulated under two items of the agenda of the General Assembly: the item relating to the current or proposed programme budget, and the item (or items) under which the draft resolution in question is submitted.
The item relating to the programme budget is always given first, regardless of the numerical order.
The normal sequence and format of the document headings is as follows:
When there are no real financial implications, the sequence of headings above may be replaced by the following:
The internal headings in the document are normally identified with roman numerals. They should not be larger than H1.
In the case of a document containing a draft decision to be adopted by the Fifth Committee (see model 5), the same basic principles apply.
The sequence and format of the headings is as follows:
Economic and Social Council
Documents relating to programme budget implications before the Economic and Social Council are normally in the form of statements submitted by the Secretary-General.
The document is circulated under the relevant item of the agenda of the pertinent session of the Economic and Social Council.
In the case of a statement referring to a specific draft resolution (see model 6), the headings are:
In the case of a statement referring to several draft resolutions (see model 7), the headings are:
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