diplomatic immunity

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exemption from taxation or normal processes of law that is offered to diplomatic personnel in a foreign country

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Yusupha Bojang, deputy head of the mission, first secretary Gaston Sambou, welfare officer Georgina Gomez and finance attache Ebrima John - who all had diplomatic privileges - and three other embassy employees were found guilty of conspiracy at Southwark crown court in South London.
In an attempt to respond to concerns regarding the abuse of diplomatic privilege in family support cases, the United Nations implemented a wage-garnishment program in 1999.
The second part of the book deals with the period from 1789 to the present, a time when diplomatic privilege and practice has come under increased attack by revolutionary states and by the clash between European practice and those of states outside Europe.
On one hand, diplomatic privileges and immunities, traditionally restricted to representatives of nations, were extended to the personnel of and representatives to international organizations, such as the League of Nations, the United Nations, and the European Union.
That is according to Section 6 in Diplomatic Privileges Act No.
Powell was forced to cancel her Christmas vacation in Nepal, after New Delhi told the US envoy that she would only get reciprocal diplomatic privilege, which would have meant no airport lounge or fast- track treatment at immigration and security check points.
The removal of the barriers-- a diplomatic privilege accorded by the host nation-- put India on a course of confrontation with the US.
Radebe claimed that the person in the high commission wrongly told his diplomatic contacts that the wedding party was an official delegation so that the family can use the base under the cover of diplomatic privilege.
Formed after Japan severed diplomatic relations with Taiwan in favor of China, the two associations are considered quasi-embassies and their officials may enjoy some forms of diplomatic privileges.
Slovak Minister of Foreign and European Affairs Miroslav Lajcak, announcing the appointment of Roy as honorary consular officer, had requested the Indian government to enable him all diplomatic privileges related to his mission to carry out his responsibilities.
The Iranian practice of blackmail to obtain diplomatic privileges reflects the behavior of the Iranian government and its non-respect for international covenants, conventions and laws and its lack of seriousness in revealing the identity of the perpetrators involved in this act, which is a clear and explicit violation of the Vienna Convention for the Protection of Diplomatic Missions, he was quoted by the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA).
It said Iranian authorities have also resorted to blackmail to gain diplomatic privileges inside the kingdom even though the ties between Saudi Arabia and Iran have been severed.
Iranian authorities have also resorted to blackmail in order to gain diplomatic privileges inside the Kingdom in spite of severing the diplomatic ties between Saudi Arabia and Iran.
The Iranian authorities have also resorted to blackmail in order to gain diplomatic privileges inside Saudi Arabia in spite of severing the diplomatic ties between the two countries, the source added.