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Cost recovery for the processing by the radiocommunications
COUNCIL Document C97/133-E

27 June 1997

Original: English

GENEVA — 1997 SESSION — (18 - 27 JUNE)  

resolution 1113

(approved at the tenth Plenary Meeting)

cost recovery for the processing by
the radiocommunication bureau
of space notifications


The Council,


a) Resolution 39 (Kyoto, 1994) on strengthening the financial base of the ITU;

b) Document C97/66 and Corr.1 containing the recommendations of ITU-2000;

c) Document C97/56 on cost attribution plan and options for cost recovery;

d) Document C97/57 on cost analysis of the processing by the Radiocommunication Bureau of space and terrestrial notifications,

also considering

the ongoing process of review of the ITU's frequency coordination and planning framework for satellite networks (Resolution 18 (Kyoto, 1994)) and the fact that this review is on the agenda of WRC-97,


that there may be a need to consider the overall impact of a general move towards cost recovery on the present character and financial basis of the Union,


1 to adopt the principle of full recovery of processing costs for the production of the Special Sections of the Weekly Circular for space radiocommunication services concerning advance publications, requests for coordination or agreement (Radio Regulations Article 11, Article 14, Resolutions 33, 46, etc.) and requests for modification of space service Plans contained in AP30/30A/30B;

2 to instruct the Director of the Radiocommunication Bureau to conduct a cost-recovery study to include detailed costs and draft provisions as well as the appropriate procedures so that the decision of the Council outlined in resolves 1 above can be implemented at the earliest possible date, taking into account the relevant decisions of WRC-97 and, in particular, those resulting from a consideration of Resolution 18 (Kyoto, 1994) and to submit this study to the 1998 Council for consideration;


3 to instruct the Secretary-General to develop fee schedules, for the activities listed in resolves 1, based on full cost allocation with a view to include income and expenditure in future budgets of the Union for consideration at the 1998 Council and, as appropriate, subsequent action by the Plenipotentiary Conference, 1998;

4 to instruct the Secretary-General, in consultation with the Directors of the three Bureaux, to identify other products and services that could be subject to cost recovery and to develop appropriate detailed provisions and associated procedures, including fee schedules based on full cost allocation, for consideration by the 1998 Council.



Ref.: Document C97/109(Rev.1)



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