Observer Status


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Observer Status

 

(law), the right of participation in the work of elective organs or international organizations with advisory functions only; that is, observer status does not confer voting rights.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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