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26th International Conference 1995: Resolution 7

07-12-1995 Resolution

Amendment to the Statutes and Rules of Procedure of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent

26th International Conference of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, Geneva, Switzerland, 3-7 December 1995

The 26th International Conference of the Red Cross and Red Crescent,

 adopts , in conformity with Article 20 of the Statutes and with immediate effect, the amendment to the Statutes and the Rules of Procedure of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement presented in   document 95/P.II/4/1, whereby the name of the League of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in these Statutes and Rules is changed to the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.


Annex VII : Amendment to the Statutes and the Rules of Procedure of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement

 

1. Preamble  

 Former text:  

" The International Conference of the Red Cross and Red Crescent,

 Proclaims that the National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, the International Committee of the Red Cross and the League of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies... "

 New text:  

The International Conference of the Red Cross and Red Crescent,

 Proclaims that the National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, the International Committee of the Red Cross and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies...  

 2. General provisions  

 Article 1: Definition  

 Former text:  

" 1. The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement (hereinafter called the Movement) is composed of the National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies recognized in accordance with Article 4 (hereinafter called National Societies), of the International Committee of the Red Cross (hereinafter called the International Committee) and of the League of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (hereinafter called the League). "

 New text:  

" 1. The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement (hereinafter called the Movement) is composed of the National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies recognized in accordance with Article 4 (hereinafter called National Societies), of the International Committee of the Red Cross (hereinafter called the International Committee) and of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (hereinafter called the Federation). "

 3. Components of the Movement  

 Former text:  

" Article 6: The League of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies  

1. The League is the International Federation of the National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. It acts under its own Constitution with all rights and obligations of a corporate body with a legal personality.

2. The League is... "

 New text:  

" Article 6: The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies  

1. The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies comprises the National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. It acts...

2. The Federation is... "

(rest unchanged)

All relevant articles of the Statutes and of the Rules of Procedure of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement shall be amended accordingly.