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A/AC.21/12/Add.3
12 May 1948

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UNITED NATIONS PALESTINE COMMISSION

Documents distributed to the Commission
25 March - 11 May 1948

(Note by the Secretariat)

The following is the third addendum to the Annotated Check Lists of documents which appeared under symbols A/AC.21/12 on 18 February 1948, A/AC.21/Add.1 on 9 March 1948, and A/AC.21/Add.2 on 25 March 1948. Unless otherwise specified all documents arc Restricted.

A. WORKING PAPERS PREPARED BY THE SECRETARIAT
A/AC.21/W.
29. The Question of the Extraordinary Expenditure Connected with the Cyprus Camps. 19 April 1948 A/AC.21/W.29
B. DOCUMENTS OF THE COMMISSION
A/AC.21/
12. Documents Distributed to the Commission, 9 March - 24 March 1948. Annotated Check List. 25 March 1948A/AC.21/12/Add.2
15. Resolution Adopted by the Commission at its Sixtieth Meeting, 2 April 19485 April 1948A/AC.21/15*
C. NON-GOVERNMENTAL COMMUNICATIONS RECEIVED BY THE SECRETARIAT
A/AC.21/NC /
2. Communications Received during the period 9 March - 24 March 1948. 25 March 1943A/AC.21/NC.2
D. ADMINISTRATIVE CIRCULARS
A/AC.21/Admin./
None

E. DAILY AGENDA OF THE UNITED NATIONS PALESTINE COMMISSION
A/AC.21/Agenda/
57. Agenda for the Fifty-Seventh Meeting held on Wednesday, 24 March 1948, 3.00 p.m. A/AC.21/Agenda/57
58. Agenda for the Fifty- Eighth Meeting held on Monday, 29 March 1948, 3.00 p.m. A/AC.21/Agenda /58
59. Agenda for the Fifty-Ninth Meeting held on Wednesday, 31 March 1948, 3.00 p.m. A/AC.21/Agenda/59
60. Agenda for the Sixtieth Meeting held on Friday, 2 April 1948, 3.00 p.m.
Revised Agenda for the Sixtieth Meeting held on Friday, 2 April 1948, 3.00 p.m.
A/AC.21/Agenda /60
A/.21/Agenda/60/Rev .1
61. Agenda for the Sixty-First Meeting held on Monday, 5 April 1948, 3.00 p.m. A/AC.21/Agenda./61
62. Agenda for the Sixty-Second Meeting held on Wednesday, 7 April 1948, 3.00 p.m. A/AC .21/Agenda /62
63. Agenda for the Sixty-Third Meeting held on Thursday, 3 April 1948, 3.00 p.m. A/AC.21/Agenda /63
64. Agenda for the Sixty-Fourth Meeting held on Friday, 9 April 1948, 12.00 a.m. A/AC.21/Agenda/64
65. Agenda for the Sixty-Fifth Meeting held on Saturday, 10 April 1943, 2.00 p.m. A/AC.21/Agenda /65
66. Agenda for the Sixty-Sixth Meeting held on Tuesday, 13 April 1948, 3.00 p.m. A/AC.21/Agenda/66
67. Agenda for the Sixty-Seventh Meeting held on Wednesday, 14 April 1948, 3.00 p.m. A/AC.21/Agenda/67
68. Agenda for the Sixty-Eighth Meeting. This. Meeting was not held as scheduled for Thursday, 15 April 1948.
Revised Agenda for the Sixty-Eighth Meeting held on Monday, 19 April 1948, 12.00 a.m.
A/AC.21/Agenda/68
A/AC.21/Agenda/68/ Rev.1
69. Agenda for the Sixty-Ninth Meeting held on Thursday, 22 April 1948, 2.30 p.m. A/AC.21/Agenda/69
70. Agenda for the Seventieth Meeting held on Wednesday, 23 April 1948, 2.30 p.m. A/A.C.21/Agenda/70
71. Agenda for the Seventy-First Meeting held on Thursday, 29 April 1948, 2.30 p.m. A/AC.21/Agenda/71
72. Agenda for the Seventy-Second Meeting held on Monday, 3 May 1948, 3.00 p.m. A/AC.21/Agenda/72
73. Agenda for the Seventy-Third Meeting held on Tuesday, 4 May 1943, 2.30 p.m. A/AC.21/Agenda/73
74. Agenda for the Seventy-Fourth Meeting held on Wednesday, 5 May 1948, 3.00 p.m. A/AC.21/Agenda/74
F. SUMMARY RECORDS OF THE UNITED NATIONS PALESTINE COMMISSION
A/AC.21/SR/
54. Summary Record for the 54th Meeting A/AC.21/SR.54
55. Summary Record for the 55th Meeting A/AC.21/SR.55
56. Summary Record for the 56th Meeting A/AC.21/SR.56
57. Summary Record for the 57th Meeting A/AC.21/SR.57
58. Summary Record for the 58th Meeting A/AC.21/SR.58
59. Summary Record for the 59th Meeting A/AC.21/SR.59
60. Summary Record for the 60th Meeting A/AC.21/SR.60
61. Summary Record for the 61st Meeting A/AC.21/SR.61
62. Summary Record for the 62nd Meeting A/AC.21/SR.62
63. Summary Record for the 63rd Meeting A/AC.21/SR.63
64. Summary Record for the 64th Meeting A/AC.21/SR.64
65. Summary Record for the 65th Meeting A/AC.21/SR.65
66. Summary Record for the 66th Meeting A/AC.21/SR.66
67. Summary Record for the 67th Meeting A/AC.21/SR.67
68. Summary Record for the 68th Meeting A/AC.21/SR.68
69. Summary Record for the 69th Meeting A/AC.21/SR.69
70. Summary Record for the 70th Meeting A/AC.21/SR.70
71. Summary Record for the 71st Meeting A/AC.21/SR.71
Corrigendum to Summary Record for the 71st Meeting A/AC.21/SR:71/Corr.1
ANNEX A
INFORMAL PAPERS DISTRIBUTED TO THE COMMISSION 25 MARCH - 11 MAY 1948
(Note by the Secretariat)

The following is an Addendum to the Annotated Check List of Informal Papers which have been distributed to the Commission during the Period
25 March - 11 May 1948.

These papers bear informal symbols for the purpose of easier identification in the upper right hand corner.

I. UNITED KINGDOM COMMUNICATIONS
UK/
85. Public Information Services and Communication Facilities.26 March 1948UK/85
86. Communication Received from the United Kingdom Delegation concerning Food Supply Position in Palestine.26 March 1948UK/86
87. Communication Received from the United Kingdom Delegation concerning Outstanding Points. 26 March 1948UK/87
88. Communication Received from the United Kingdom Delegation concerning Militia.26 March 1948UK/88
89. Communication Received from the United Kingdom Delegation concerning Arab Legion in Palestine.26 March 1948UK/89
90. Communication Received from the United Kingdom Delegation concerning Palestine Government Scholars, and Palestine Government Officers Attending Courses of Instruction Outside Palestine.2 April 1918UK/90
91. Communication Received from the United Kingdom Delegation concerning Police Force for Jerusalem.2 April 1948UK/91
92. General Circular No. 9 issued by the Chief Secretary’s Office, Jerusalem.6 April 1948UK/92
93. Communication Received from the United Kingdom Delegation concerning Food Supplies in Palestine.6 April 1948UK/93
94. Communication Received from the United Kingdom Delegation concerning Palestine Government Scholars, and Palestine Government Officers Attending Courses of Instruction Outside Palestine.6 April 1948UK/94
95. Draft Letter to the Mandatory Power concerning Urgent Outstanding Matters.7 April 1948UK/95
96. Communication Received from the United Kingdom Delegation concerning Cost of Maintaining Special Police
Force for Jerusalem.
7 April 1948UK/96
97. Communication Received from the United Kingdom Delegation concerning Municipal Corporations (Amendment) Bill.7 April 1948UK/97
98. Communication Received from the United. Kingdom Delegation concerning Palestine Museum.7 April 1948UK/98
99. Copy of an Economic Report for Palestine.7 April 1948UK/99
100. Communication Received from the United Kingdom Delegation concerning Food Supplies for Jerusalem.12 April 1948UK/100
101. Communication Received from the United Kingdom Delegation concerning Special Emergency Security Force for Jerusalem.12 April 1948UK/101
102. Communication Received from the United Kingdom Delegation concerning Repair Work of Holy Places in Palestine.12 April 1948UK/102
103. Communication Received from the United Kingdom Delegation concerning Treaties, Conventions and International Obligations which apply to Palestine.13 April 1948UK/103
104. Communication Received from the United Kingdom Delegation in Response -to Commission’s Letter of 9 April on Urgent Matters.13 April 1948UK/104
105. Communication. Received from the United Kingdom Delegation concerning Customs, Tariff and Exemption Ordinance, 1937.13 April 1948UK/105
106. Draft Letter Regarding Food.13 April 1948UK/106
107. Correspondence between United Kingdom Delegation and United Nations Palestine Commission concerning
Representation at Meeting of Currency Board.
15 April 1948UK/107
108. Communication Received from the United Kingdom Delegation concerning Special Emergency Police Force for Jerusalem.19 April 1948UK/108
109. Communication Received from the United Kingdom Delegation concerning Food Supplies for Palestine after 15 May.19 April 1948UK/109
110. Communication Received from the United Kingdom Delegation concerning Certain Matters in Commission’s Letter20 April 1948UK/110
111. Communication Received from the United Kingdom Delegation concerning Food Supplies for Palestine.20 April 1948UK/111
112. Communication Received from the United Kingdom Delegation concerning German Internees in Palestine. 20 April 1948UK/112
113. Communication Received from the United Kingdom Delegation concerning Jewish Attack on Arab Village of Deir Yassein. 20 April 1948UK/113
114. Communication Received from the United Kingdom Delegation concerning Enemy Property in Palestine. 20 April 1948UK/114
115. Communication Received from the United Kingdom Delegation concerning Civil Service Commission, Jerusalem. 21 April 1948UK/115
116. Communication Received from the United Kingdom Delegation concerning Directive for General Officer Commanding, Palestine. 21 April 1948UK/116
117. Communication Received from the United Kingdom Delegation concerning Equipment at Lydda Airport. 21 April 1948UK/117
118. Draft Letter to United. Kingdom Delegation. 22 April 1948UK/118
119. Communication Received from the United Kingdom Delegation concerning Arab Attack on Medical Convoy.22 April 1948UK/119
120. Communication Received from the United Kingdom Delegation concerning Position in Haifa. 22 April 1948UK/120
121. Communication Received from the United Kingdom Delegation concerning Food. Supplies for Palestine.26 April 1948UK/121
122. Communication Received from the United Kingdom Delegation concerning Postal Services in Palestine.26 April 1948UK/122
123. Communication Received from the United Kingdom Delegation concerning Haifa Situation. 26 April 1948UK/123
124. Communication Received from the United Kingdom Delegation concerning Commission’s Letter on Urgent Matters.26 April 1948UK/124
125. Communication Received from the United Kingdom Delegation concerning Fuel Situation in Jerusalem. 26 April 1948UK/125
126. Communication Received from the United Kingdom Delegation concerning Haifa Situation. 26 April 1948UK/126
127. Communication Received from the United Kingdom Delegation concerning Loans from Bearer Bond Balances. 26 April 1948UK/127
128. Communications Received from the United Kingdom Delegation concerning Palestine 3% Defense Bonds and
Palestine Savings Certificates.
27 April 1948UK/128
129. Not yet issued.UK/129
130. Not yet issued.UK/130
131. Communication Received from the United Kingdom Delegation concerning Public Information Services and Facilities in Palestine. 30 April 1948UK/131
132. Communication Received from the United Kingdom Delegation concerning Food Supplies for Palestine. 30 April 1948UK/132
133. Communication Received from the United Kingdom Delegation concerning Palestine Currency Board. 30 April 1948UK/133
134. Communication Received from the United Kingdom Delegation concerning Sterling Balances. 3 May 19483 May 1948UK/134
135. Communication Received from the United Kingdom Delegation concerning London Meeting of Currency Board. 10 May 1948.10 May 1948UK/135
II. JEWISH AGENCY FOR PALESTINE AND MISCELLANEOUS PAPERS
JA/
34. Communication Received from Jewish Agency for Palestine concerning Statement made before the Security Council. 24 March 1948JA/34
35. Communication Received from Jewish Agency for Palestine concerning Establishment of Provisional Council. 29 March 1948JA/35
36. Communication Received from Jewish Agency for Palestine concerning Provisional Council of Government for the Jewish State. 31 March 1948JA/36
37. Communication Received from Jewish Agency for Palestine concerning the Food Situation in Jerusalem. 6 April 1948JA/37
38. Communication Received from Jewish Agency for Palestine concerning Liabilities and Assets of Palestine Government. 9 April 1948JA/38
39. Communication Received from Jewish Agency for Palestine concerning the Arab Legion in Palestine. 15 April 1948JA/39
40. Communication Received from Jewish Agency for Palestine concerning Free Sterling Balances. 27 April 1948JA/40
41. Communication Received from Jewish Agency for Palestine concerning Postal Services. 7 May 1948JA/41
III. NEWS AND PRESS CONFERENCE SUMMARIES
P/
37. Daily News Summary. 29 March 1948P/37
38. Recent British Editorial Comment. 29 March 1948P/38
39. Daily News Summary. 2 April 1948P/39
40. Excerpts from the Arab Press of Palestine. 2 April 1948P/40
41. Daily News Summary. 5 April 1948P/41
42. Daily News Summary. 8 April 1948P/42
43. Recent British Editorial Comment. 9 April 1948P/43
44. Daily News Summary. 13 April 1948P/44
45. Daily News Summary,.14 April 1948P/45
IV. MISCELLANEOUS WORKING PAPERS PREPARED BY THE SECRETARIAT
W/
11. Check. List of Outstanding Matters. 5 April 1948W/11
12. Preparatory Work Regarding the Selection and Establishment of Provisional Councils of Government. 13 April 1948W/12
13. Annotated Check List of Important Outstanding Matters. 21 April 1948W/13
14. Emergency Police Force for Jerusalem. 23 April 1948W/14
15. The Question of the Arrival of the Commission in Palestine. 26 April 1948W/15
16. Question of the Palestine Treasury Surplus and Consultations with the Commission Regarding its Disposal. 28 April 1948W/16
17. Draft Working Paper on Estimated Sums to be Released from Sterling Balances after 15 May, 30 April 1948W/17
V. DRAFT REPORTS AND AMENDMENTS
R/
10. Draft Outline of Special Report to the Second Special Session of the General Assembly. 5 April 1948R/10
11. First Draft of Special Report to the Second Special Session of the General Assembly.
Addendum to First Draft.
7 April 1948
8 April 1948
R/11
R/11/Rev.1
12. Draft of Special Report of the Security Council on the Food Situation in Palestine. 13 April 1948R/12
VI. OTHER MISCELLANEOUS PAPERS
M/
23. Communication from the United Zionists Revisionists concerning Representation Before the Commission. 26 March 1948M/23
24. Communication from Mr. Henson of the Secretariat Advance Party, London. 29 March 1948.M/24
25. Communication Received from Jewish Detainees, Gilgil, Kenya. 30 March 1948M/25
26. Communication Received from Committee Prisoners’ Relatives, Tel-Aviv. 31 March 1948M/26
27. Communication Received from United Zionists Revisionists of America concerning Jewish Detainees in Kenya. 31 March 1948M/27
28. Communication Received from Mr. Henson in London concerning the Food Problem. 2 April 1948M/28
29. Communication from Hebrew Committee of National Liberation. 5 April 1948M/29
30. Communication Received from Universal Postal Union, Berne, Switzerland. 7 April 1948M/30
31. Correspondence with the Secretary-General concerning Financial Provisions for an Emergency Police Force for Jerusalem. 12 April 1948M/31
32. Communication Received from Union of Orthodox Rabbis of America. 13 April 1948M/32
33. Communication Received from National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha’s of the United States and Canada, regarding its Position concerning Palestine. 12 April 1948M/33
34. Communication Received from Hebrew Committee of National Liberation concerning Jewish Detainees at Gilgil, Kenya. 13 April 1948M/34
35. Communication Received from Parents of Kenya Detainees. 15 April 1948M/35
36. Communication Received from Jewish Community Council, Jerusalem. 16 April 1948M/36
37. Communication Received from Women’s International league for Peace and Freedom. 19 April 1948M/37
38. Communication Received from Hadassab. 30 April 1948M/38
39. Proposed Draft Agreement between United Nations Palestine Commission end the Zaifa Chamber of Shipping. 5 May 1948M/39
40. Draft Cable to International Postal Union. 5 May 1948M/40
41. Agreement between United Nations Palestine Commission and the Haifa Chamber of Shipping.6 May 1948M/41
VII. COMMUNICATIONS RECEIVED FROM THE ADVANCE PARTY OF THE U.N.P.C.
AP/
17. Communication Received from the Secretariat Advance Party in Jerusalem concerning Public Information Services.25 March 1948AP/17
18. Paraphrase of Cable Received from the Secretariat Advance Party in Jerusalem, 31 March, on the Status of Jerusalem.1 April 1948AP/18
19. Paraphrase of Cable Received from the Secretariat Advance Party in Jerusalem, 31 March, concerning the Protection
of Government Property.
1 April 1948AP/19
20. Communication Received from the Secretariat Advance Party in Jerusalem concerning Possibilities for Avoiding Armed
Conflict in Palestine.
6 April 1948AP/20
21. Communication Received from the Secretariat Advance Party in Jerusalem concerning Confidential Correspondence Relating to Attempt to Arrange a Truce in Jerusalem by the President of the Municipal Corporation.6 April 1948AP/21
22. Communication. Received from the Secretariat Advance Party in Jerusalem concerning Security Situation in Palestine.6 April 1948AP/22
23. Communication. Received from the Secretariat Advance Party in Jerusalem concerning Board for Scientific and Industrial Research. 12 April 1948AP/23
24. Communication Received from the Secretariat Advance Party in Jerusalem concerning Government Buildings.12 April 1948AP/24
25. Communication Received from the Secretariat Advance Party in Jerusalem concerning Posts and Telegraphs.12 April 1948AP/25
26. Communication Received from the Secretariat Advance Party in Jerusalem concerning Conversation with Military Liaison12 April 1948AP/26
27. Officer of the Jewish Agency, Major Hertzog, on 31 March 1948. 12 April 1948AP/27
28. Communication Received from the Secretariat Advance Party in Jerusalem concerning Public Information Services.12 April 1948AP/28
29. Communication Received from the Secretariat Advance Party in Jerusalem concerning Notes on Conference held 27 March 1948 with Chief of Fire Brigade, Mr. Roy. 12 April 1948AP/29
30. Communication Received from the Secretariat Advance Party in Jerusalem concerning Jerusalem in Case of Firing. 12 April 1948AP/30
31. 31. Communication Received, from the Secretariat Advance Party in Jerusalem concerning Measures Proposed by the Government of Palestine regarding Import of Foodstuffs during period of 15 May - 30 June 1940. 12 April 1948AP/31
32. Communication Received from the Secretariat Advance Party in Jerusalem concerning Problems of International Distribution of Food. 12 April 1948AP/32
33. Communication Received from the Secretariat Advance Party in Jerusalem concerning “Palestine Administration”. 12 April 1948AP/33
34. Communication. Received from the Secretariat Advance Party in. Jerusalem concerning Provision for the Stay of Palestinian Officers in Cyprus after 15 May 1940. 14 April 1948AP/34
35. Communication Received from the Secretariat Advance Party in Jerusalem concerning Police Situation in Palestine. 14 April 1948AP/35
36. Communication Received by Mr. Ghosh of the Advance Party from the Finance Secretary of the Government of Palestine on the Subject of the Accounts Clearing Office in Cyprus. 15 April 1948 AP/36
37. Correspondence between Mr. Ghosh of the Advance Party and the Finance Secretary of the Palestine Government on the Financial Outlook in Palestine.15 April 1948AP/37
38. Correspondence concerning Application for Oil Prospecting License by Palestine Mining and Prospecting Company, Ltd. 30 April 1948AP/38
39. The Question of Continued Employment of Palestine Civil Servants. 30 April 1948AP/39
VIII. COMMUNICATIONS RECEIVED FROM NON-GOVERNMENTAL JEWISH ORGANIZATIONS
ORG/
19. Communication Received from Jewish Communist Party, Tel-Aviv.25 March 1948ORG/19
20. Communication Received, from Rabbinical Council, Jerusalem. 25 March 194325 March 1943ORG/20
21. Communication Received. from Central Agudath Israel, Jerusalem. 26 March 1948ORG/21
22. Communication Received from the Palestine Communist Party. 29 March 1948ORG/22
23. Communication Received from Agudath Israel World Organization.30 March 1943ORG/23
24. Replies Received, from Jewish Parties and Public Organizations in Palestine. 31 March 1948ORG/24

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