United Nations (Personnel) Immunities and Privileges Act

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Published: 2000

CAP. 24, UNITED NATIONS (PERSONNEL) IMMUNITIES AND PRIVILEGES ACT BELIZE

UNITED NATIONS (PERSONNEL) IMMUNITIES AND PRIVILEGES ACT

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This is a revised edition of the law, prepared by the Law Revision Commissioner under the authority of the Law Revision Act, Chapter 3 of the Laws of Belize, Revised Edition 1980 - 1990.

This edition contains a consolidation of the following laws- Page

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UNITED NATIONS (PERSONNEL) IMMUNITIES AND PRIVILEGES ACT 3 Amendments in force as at 31st December, 2000.

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UNITED NATIONS (PERSONNEL) IMMUNITIES AND PRIVILEGES ACT

CHAPTER 24

REVISED EDITION 2000 SHOWING THE LAW AS AT 31ST DECEMBER, 2000

This is a revised edition of the law, prepared by the Law Revision Commissioner under the authority of the Law Revision Act, Chapter 3 of the Laws of Belize, Revised Edition 1980 - 1990.

This edition contains a consolidation of the following laws- Page

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS 3

UNITED NATIONS (PERSONNEL) IMMUNITIES AND PRIVILEGES ACT 3 Amendments in force as at 31st December, 2000.

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1. Short title.

2. Immunities and Privileges.

FIRST SCHEDULE

SECOND SCHEDULE

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UNITED NATIONS (PERSONNEL) IMMUNITIES AND PRIVILEGES

[16th January, 1965]

1. This Act may be cited as the United Nations (Personnel) Immunities and Privileges Act.

2. Personnel provided for service under the Government of this Country in accordance with any agreement specified in the First Schedule made for the provision of personnel to the trust, non self-governing and other territories for whose international relations the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is responsible shall have the immunities and privi- leges set out in the Second Schedule.

19 of 1964.

Short title.

Immunities and Privileges. First Schedule.

CAP. 18, R. E. 1980-1990.

Second Schedule.

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FIRST SCHEDULE [Section 2]

1. Agreement made the 8th day of July 1960, between the United Na- tions, The International Labour Organisation, The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, The United Nations Educational, Scien- tific and Cultural Organisation, The International Civil Aviation Organisation, The World Health Organisation, The International Telecommunication Union, The World Meteorological Organisation and The International Atomic Energy Agency and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

2. Agreement made the 27th day of June 1963, between The United Nations and the Government of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

SECOND SCHEDULE [Section 2]

Immunities and Privileges

(a) Immunity from legal process in respect of words spoken or written and all acts performed by them in their official capacity;

(b) Immunity from national service obligations;

(c) Immunity, together with their spouses and relatives dependent upon them, from immigration restrictions and alien registration;

(d) The same privileges in respect of currency or exchange restrictions as are accorded to the officials of comparable ranks forming part of diplomatic missions to the Government of the United Kingdom;

(e) Together with their spouses and relatives dependent on them, the same repatriation facilities in time of international crisis as diplomatic envoys;

(f) Exemption from taxation on the salaries and emoluments paid to them by the United Nations;

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(g) Exemption from customs duties and entry tax on their furniture and effects at the time of first taking up their post in the Country;

(h) Subject to the approval of the Minister, exemption from customs duties and entry tax on articles imported for their personal use or consumption.
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