The North Atlantic Council Deputies,
Considering that under the Agreement between the parties to the North Atlantic Treaty regarding the status of their forces, signed at London on the 19th June, 1951, certain functions are vested in the Chairman of the Council Deputies;
And considering that, in consequence of the reorganization of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, the office of Chairman of the Council Deputies will be abolished on the 4th April, 1952;
Agree on behalf of their Governments that the said functions shall from that date be exercised by the Secretary-General of the Organization, or in his absence by his Deputy, or by such other person as the North Atlantic Council may decide.
Dated this fourth day of April 1952.