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Synonyms for immunity

resistance to

Synonyms

  • resistance to
  • protection from
  • resilience to
  • inoculation against
  • immunization from

Antonyms

  • exposure to
  • susceptibility to
  • liability to
  • vulnerability to
  • openness to
  • proneness to

Synonyms for immunity

Synonyms for immunity

the state of not being susceptible

(medicine) the condition in which an organism can resist disease

the quality of being unaffected by something

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And there are two types of immunities involved: absolute or complete immunity (a diplomat is immune from all legal proceedings in his or her country of assignment) and limited immunity (a person is immune only with respect to those actions performed in connection with his or her consular-read: official-duties).
31) In response to these concerns, Congress passed the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act of 1976 (FSIA), (32) which transferred the foreign sovereign immunity decisionmaking function to the judiciary.
57) The third theory, the "representative character" theory or "representative of the sovereign" theory, contends that because diplomats represent and personify the sending states, they should have the same privileges and immunities that their home country, as a sovereign nation, would have.
In support of their leader, the ultranationalist Ataka MPs have also collectively given up their immunities.
strong the respective immunities should be in practice.
Especially complicated are the topics of immunities of the representatives of other states.
Their overall similarity can be easily appreciated by considering the US stance toward them (52) from the enactment of the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act of 1976, (53) or even from the Tate Letter, until quite recently in Samantar v Yousuf.
before the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act was one in which the U.
Kurbalija said the principle of UN agency bosses having immunity from prosecution was established in article six of the 1947 Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the Specialized Agencies, which states: "The executive head of each specialized agency.
Relations Act of 1978 (9) and the International Organizations Immunities Act of 1945.
67) Belgium asserted that it was exercising its universal jurisdiction to try international crimes, and Belgian law did not recognize any special immunities arising from any person's capacity as a foreign official.
The modification, which concerns Article 6 of Parliament's staff regulations, includes two new elements: the first concerns the authorities in the Member States allowed to request the lifting of immunity, the second concerns scope for present and previous MEPs to ask the President to defend their privileges and immunities.