- 1952 (Creation)
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The AC/13 chronological series contains the records of the Working Group on the Employment of Firms and Companies in NATO Countries on Contracts Involving the Disclosure of Classified Information. The Working Group was created by the North Atlantic Council on 11 January 1952 to discuss the employment of contracted firms in NATO countries and the disclosure of classified information related to this employment, and to then produce a draft directive for the Council of Deputies. The Working Group held its first meeting on 11 January 1952 and met one more time in the same year. During these meetings the Working Group produced draft directives which included recommendations made by the Standing Group (S.G.92/2(Final)) regarding sub-contractors. The meetings of the Working Group were chaired by N.E.P. Sutton, Executive Secretary, and the last meeting of the Working Group was held on 24 January 1952.
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The AC/13 chronological series includes two documents with notes from the Executive Secretary about the Working Group and draft directives produced by the latter. During the meetings the Working Group produced draft directives.
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The records in the AC/26 series are assembled by type- Document (D) - and then by number.
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NATO publicly disclosed information is available for research and education purposes. Any commercial use requires the written permission of NATO. Please credit the NATO Archives should any documents be used for publication. Guidelines for the proper citation of NATO publicly disclosed information can be found on the NATO Archives website (http://www.nato.int/archives).
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The documents of the chronological series were circulated in both NATO official languages (English and French).
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