Diplomatic Immunities (Representatives of Overseas Countries) Act

Link to law: http://laws.gov.ag/acts/chapters/cap-136.pdf
Published: 1961

Diplomatic Immunities (CAP. 136 1
(Representatives of Overseas Countries)

CHAPTER 136

THE DIPLOMATIC IMMUNITIES
(REPRESENTATIVES OF OVERSEAS COUNTRIES)

ACT

Arrangement of Sections
Section

1. Short title.
2. Designated representatives of overseas countries to enjoy

diplomatic immunities.
3 . Expiry of Act.

DIPLOMATIC IMMUNITIES (REPRESENTATIVES
OF OVERSEAS COUNTRIES)

(18th October, 1961 .) 611961.

1. This Act may be cited as the Diplomatic Immuni- short title.
ties (Representatives of Overseas Countries) Act.

2. (1) Subject to the provisions of section 3 , Designated
any representatives of

person named by the Governor-General by notice in the
Gazette as being a person duly appointed to represent the countries to

enjoy diplomatic
interests of an overseas country in the West Indies shall have imm,nitie,~
and enjoy in Antigua and Barbuda all the privileges,
immunities, exemptions and other benefits that are for the
time being had and enjoyed by the Ambassador of a foreign
country accredited to the Court of St. James in the United
Kingdom.

LAWS OF ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA

2 CAP. 136) Diplomatic Immunities (Representatives
of Overseas Countries)

(2) The Governor-General may from time to time cancel
or amend, as the necessity arises, any notice given under
subsection (1).

Expiry of A C ~ . 3. The Governor-General may, by notice in the
Gazette, declare that the need for the special provisions of
this Act no longer exists and from the date of such notice
this Act shall cease to have effect.
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