The Consular Convention Between The Czechoslovak Socialist Republic And North Korea

Original Language Title: o Konzulární úmluvě mezi ČSSR a KLDR

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96/1989 Coll.



DECREE



Minister of Foreign Affairs of 21 September 2005. June 1989 on Consular Convention

between the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic of Vietnam and the DPRK

Democratic Republic of the



On 11 July. September 1988 was in Pyongyang signed a consular Convention between

The Czechoslovak Socialist Republic and the DPRK

Democratic Republic.



With the Convention have expressed their approval of the Federal Assembly of the Czechoslovak

the President of the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic and the Socialist

the Republic has ratified it. The instruments of ratification were exchanged in Prague on

May 16, 1989.



Convention entered into force, pursuant to article 54 on the day 16. June

1989.



The Czech version of the Convention shall be published at the same time.



Minister:



JUDr. Mr v.r.



CONSULAR CONVENTION



between the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic of Vietnam and the DPRK

Democratic Republic of the



The Czechoslovak Socialist Republic



and



Democratic People's Republic of Korea



in order to further consolidating and developing the friendly relations and cooperation

between the two countries on the basis of the principles of sovereignty, equality, mutual

the benefits of non-interference in internal affairs and mutual respect, as well as in

order to further strengthening and deepening of cooperation in the field of consular

activities,



have decided to conclude this Convention and have agreed as follows:



TITLE I OF THE



General provisions



Article 1



The definition of the



For the purposes of this Convention the following expressions have the following meanings:



1) "consular post" is a Consulate General, Consulate, vicekonzulát or

consular agency.



2) "Consular circuit" is the territory of the specified consular post for the performance

consular functions.



3) "head of consular post" means the person in charge of the sending State,

to carry out the obligations associated with this feature.



4) "consular officer" is any person, including the head of the consular

the Office, which was responsible for the exercise of consular functions.



5) "Consular employee" is any person employed in the

administrative or technical services of the consular office.



6) "member of the staff of the personnel" is any person employed in the domestic

consular services.



7) "members of the consular post" are consular officers, consular

employees and members of the service staff.



8) "family members" are the spouse, parents and children of a member of the consular

the Office, who live with him in a common household.



9) "Consular rooms" are all the buildings, parts of buildings and their

belonging land used exclusively for the purposes of consular post

regardless of who owns them, including the residence of the head of

the consular office.



10) "Consular archives" are all documents, documents,

correspondence, books, seals, movies, recording tape, book ciphers

effective keeping of books, registers, and various books and equipment to

their protection and save.



11) "official correspondence", all correspondence relating to the

the performance of consular functions.



12) "the ship of the sending State", each ship that is flying the flag

the sending State and that is registered in the posting State, with

the exception of warships.



13) "aircraft of the sending State" is any plane that has jurisdiction

of the sending State, which is registered in this State in accordance with

its laws and regulations and which bears his mark, with the exception of

military aircraft.



TITLE II



The establishment of the consular post, the appointment of a member of the consular post, and

the end of its functions



Article 2



The establishment of consular post



1) consular post may be established on the territory of the receiving State only with the

his consent.



2) the seat of the consular post, its classification and consular circuit are

determined by agreement between the sending State and the receiving State.



3) seat of the consular post, its classification and consular circuit can

the sending State change only with the consent of the receiving State.



4) prior consent of the receiving State is needed for the establishment of a

the offices forming part of the consular post located outside the registered office of the

the Office.



Article 3



Citizenship consular officials



The consular officer may be a national of the sending State,

does not have a permanent resident in the receiving State.



Article 4



Appointment and acceptance of the head of consular post



1) the head of consular post of the sending State shall be appointed by and permission to

the performance of its functions, the receiving State grants.



2) appointing the head of consular Formalities are carried out at

the conservation provisions of this Convention in accordance with laws, regulations and practices

of the sending State; the adoption is carried out according to the laws, regulations and

practices of the receiving State.



Article 5



Konzulský patent



For each appointment of the head of the consular post of the sending State shall send the

through the diplomatic channel to the beneficiary State patent konzulský, where are the

given a function, the name of the head of the consular post, as well as

classification, consular consular office and headquarters of the circumference.



Article 6



Exekvatur



1 the head of the consular office) may exercise his functions only after

the receipt of any form of exekvatur from the receiving State.



2) State which refuses to provide a exekvatur, it is not obliged to inform the

sending State the reasons for its refusal.



Article 7



The interim agreement with the performance of the functions of the head of consular post



The receiving State may provisionally allow the head of consular post

the performance of consular functions before the exekvatur. In this case, the

in relation to the head of the consular office to apply the provisions of this

of the Convention.



Article 8



Notify the authorities of the consular circuit



Once it is adopted, the head of the consular office, or it may provisionally

carry out its functions, the receiving State shall, without delay, notify about it

the competent authorities of the consular district. At the same time performs the necessary action,

to the head of the consular office to exercise the obligations resulting from the

his Office, and enjoy the benefits of this Convention.



Article 9



Temporary exercise of functions of the head of consular post



1) in the event that the head of the consular post it is not in a position to exercise its

function or the head of the consular office is temporarily

uprázdněno, the temporary head of the consular post provisionally to act

as the head of the consular office.



The sending State may features temporary head of consular post

Entrust another consular official of that Office, or other

the consular officer in the receiving State or member of the diplomatic

staff of the diplomatic mission in the receiving State.



2 the name of the temporary Manager) consular office must be communicate

the beneficiary State through diplomatic channels.



3) Temporarily the head of the consular office shall provide benefits, privileges and

immunity, which enjoys under this Convention, the head of the consular office.



4) If, in the circumstances referred to in paragraph 1 of this article the

of the diplomatic staff of the diplomatic mission of the sending State is

commissioned in the receiving State, the temporary head of the consular functions

the Office continues to be enjoyed by the diplomatic privileges and immunities.



Article 10



The notice of appointment, arrival and departure to the beneficiary State



1) the sending State to notify the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

of the receiving State or the authority designated by that Ministry:



and, the arrival of) the appointment, final departure, end and change features

members of the consular post;



(b) the arrival and final departure of the) family member

the consular office as well as cases where a person becomes or stops

be a member of the family.



2) Arrival and final departure of will, if possible, notify in advance.



Article 11



A document issued by a consular official of the receiving State



The competent authority of the receiving State issues free of charge at the consular

an official document, which certifies the right to exercise consular functions in the

the territory of the receiving State.



Article 12



Persons declared non grata



1) beneficiary State may at any time notify the sending State that the

consular officer is persona non grata or that any consular

an employee or member of the service staff of the consular office is

unacceptable.



In this case, the sending State under circumstances such person either

revoke or terminate its function to the consular post.



2) if the sending State refuses this to exercise or within a reasonable time

failure to comply with its obligations under paragraph 1 of this article may

the beneficiary State either to revoke the person's exekvatur or stop

It can be considered as a member of the consular post.



3) a person appointed by a member of the consular post may be

declared inadmissible before coming to the territory of the receiving

State or, if already in its territory, before taking up his functions on the

the consular office. In this case, the sending State shall take appointment

back.



4) in the cases referred to in paragraphs 1 and 3 of this article is not

the beneficiary State shall be obliged to communicate to the sending State the reasons for its

decision.



Article 13



The end of the functions of a member of the consular post




A member of the consular post ends, in particular:



notification of the posting State) to the beneficiary State, that the member function

consular office ended;



b) citing exekvatur;



(c) the notification of the recipient country) sending State that it has stopped

be considered as a member of the consular post.



TITLE III



Consular functions



Article 14



Basic consular functions



Consular functions it depends, in particular:



and) in the protection of the rights and interests of the sending State and of its nationals and citizens

legal persons in the receiving State;



(b)) to support the development of economic, commercial, cultural,

Scientific and tourist relations between the sending State and the receiving

the State and development of friendly relations between the two countries and in other

areas;



(c)) in the survey on the situation and development of the economic, commercial, cultural,

the scientific life and life in the field of tourism of the receiving State and in

reporting about the Government of the sending State and information

to interested parties.



Article 15



The performance of consular functions



1) a consular officer shall be entitled to exercise in the circuit in the consular

accordance with the legislation of the receiving State, the consular function

referred to in this Convention.



2) a consular officer may, with the consent of the receiving State to exercise its

consular functions and outside the consular district.



Article 16



Conjunction with the authorities of the receiving State



Consular officers may exercise their functions, refer to:



and the relevant local authorities of their) consular circuit;



(b)) the central competent authorities, if this is allowed to the laws, regulations and

practices of the receiving State or the competent international

the treaties.



Article 17



State registration of the citizens of the sending State



Consular officer is entitled to register nationals of the sending

State who have a permanent or temporary residence in the consular

District.



Article 18



The issue of passports and visas



1) a consular officer shall be entitled to, in accordance with the legislation of

of the sending State to issue, renew, amend, cancel, withdraw, or

hold the travel documents of citizens of the sending State.



2) a consular officer is entitled to issue appropriate visas to persons who

they wish to travel to the sending State, and extend or cancel

their validity.



Article 19



Notarial functions



1) a consular officer is entitled to the consular post, in

the apartment state of a citizen of the sending State, on board an aircraft or ship

the following features of the sending State, if this is not contrary to the

the laws and regulations of the receiving State:



and to draw up, adopt and) verifying the Declaration of State of citizens

the sending State and of the agreement between them,



(b)) to draw up, to certify and accept in trust wills and other documents

State of the citizens of the sending State,



c) translate and validate all documents and documents issued by the authorities of the

the sending State or the receiving State, and verify the translations,

copies, copies and extracts from such documents,



d) validate the signatures of State citizens of the sending State,



e) receive for safekeeping documents, documents, money, valuables and other movable

the assets, which include nationals of the sending State or

specified.



2) under the conditions laid down in paragraph 1 of this article have charters and

the documents referred to in this paragraph have the same force in the receiving

State documents and documents such as certified by the competent authority of that State.



Article 20



Functions in matters of personal status



1) consular officer is in the scope of the legislation

the sending State shall be entitled to:



and to enter into marriage, if applicable) to register the divorce between State

citizens of the sending State and to issue the relevant documents;



(b)) to cater to the birth and death certificates and other documents relating to the public

citizens of the sending State, and copies of such documents;



(c)) receive the declarations concerning the family circumstances of State citizens

of the sending State;



(d)) receive the applications and declarations in matters of nationality State

citizens of the sending State and to issue the relevant documents.



2) the competent authorities of the receiving State shall, without delay and free of charge

at the request of the consular post of the sending copies of and extracts from the Registry Office on

State of the citizens of the sending State.



Article 21



Functions in matters of inheritance



1) the competent authority of the receiving State shall immediately inform the consular

the authority of the sending State for the death of a citizen in the territory of

of the receiving State and shall send him free of charge, and shall provide the death certificate

available information on heritage, dědice and wills as they become

available. In the event that the national of the sending State has left

assets in a third country, the competent authorities of the receiving State, provided

It would inform the consular post of the sending State.



2) If, in the territory of the receiving State heritage passed on to heirs or

an authorized participant who is a national of the sending State,

the competent authorities of the receiving State shall immediately inform the

consular post of the sending State.



3) the competent authority of the receiving State shall inform the consular post of the

the sending State of the measures taken to ensure and manage the heritage

Celtic heritage left in the territory of the receiving State to a deceased citizen

of the sending State.



Consular officer, directly or through an authorised representative

to provide assistance in the implementation of measures to ensure the right of

citizens of the sending State of the heritage, including the supervision of the transport of

valuable things, which will be conducted in accordance with the law

of the receiving State.



4) hears the heritage on the territory of the receiving State, the chattel

or the proceeds from the sale of chattels or real estate to go

a citizen of the sending State, which is a full participant and

the heir and who is not permanently resident in the receiving State and the management of the

did not participate or was not represented in it, after the payment of inheritance taxes

and fees and probate debt passed to the consular post of the sending

State.



5) national of the sending State If he dies during the transitional

stay in the receiving State, all his personal belongings and money along with

their list will be, after paying his debts, forwarded to the consular

the Office, unless the laws and regulations of the receiving State.



Article 22



Functions in matters of guardianship



1) consular officer can take care of a minor or other

a national of the sending State, which does not have the capacity to

capacity, especially in the case of these subjects requires custody

and guardianship.



2) as soon as the authorities of the receiving State learn of cases where it is

need to appoint a guardian or a guardian for the national citizen

of the sending State, in writing, it shall notify the competent consular authority.



3) in the case where it is not ensured by the asset management of minors or persons

not having full capacity to perform legal acts, the consular officer

ask the competent authorities of the receiving State on the appointment of the administrator of this

property and on the implementation of the relevant measures.



Article 23



Representation of the State of the citizens of the sending State before the courts and in other

the authorities of the receiving State



1) consular officer in accordance with the legislation of the receiving

State the right to represent or take measures to ensure appropriate

representation of the State of the citizens of the sending State before the courts and in other

the authorities of the receiving State in cases where, due to the absence of

or for other reasons are unable to take in time defending their rights and

interests. The same is true for the legal person of the sending State.



2) Representation in accordance with paragraph 1 of this article shall, as soon as

represented person shall appoint their representative or ensure defending

their rights and interests.



Article 24



The service of judicial and extrajudicial documents and the handling of the request



Consular officials are allowed to serve judicial and non-judicial

documents and deal with the Court's request, and the request of the other State

authorities under an international agreement, by which both parties are bound,

or, in the absence of such agreement, in any other way, that is in the

accordance with the legislation of the receiving State.



Article 25



Features relating to maritime and inland waterway transport



1) Consular officials may in your circuit to provide assistance to the consular

the ships of the sending State, if they are in the internal or

the territorial waters of the receiving State. The authorities of the receiving State

He shall give the necessary assistance upon request.



2) a consular officer has the right to a connection with the captain, the crew members and

passengers on the ship. Can enter the boat, check

documents, including those concerning cargo ship routes and locations

determine and investigate events that occurred on board the ship. Is entitled to

do measures relating to navigation and the events on board the ship, if they are

in accordance with the laws and regulations of the sending State and are not in conflict with the


the laws and regulations of the receiving State.



3) Captain of the ship and the crew member that represents it, is entitled, without

special permission to combine with the consular officer.



4) if the authorities of the receiving State they intend to carry out,

investigation or enforcement measures on board the ship of the sending State,

the consular officer shall inform in advance so that it could be present.

If it cannot be present, he must be sent a detailed protocol on

the implementation of those measures.



5) in the event that the urgent measures or measures

carried out at the request of the captain of the ship, must be about consular officer

informed without delay.



6) the provisions of paragraphs 4 and 5 of this article shall not apply if the

border and customs, health control, and also for the control of ships

documents and qualification documents the ship's crew.



Article 26



1) If a ship fails, the sending State is tied up, to jump ashore

or otherwise damaged in the internal or territorial waters

of the receiving State, the competent authorities of the receiving State

shall report forthwith to the consular officer and get acquainted with it by

What measures have been taken to rescue and protect passengers, crew,

the cargo and the ship.



2) the consular officer may ask the competent authorities of the receiving

State to take measures to rescue and protect passengers, crew,

the cargo and the ship. If the events referred to in paragraph 1 of this

Article, the competent authorities of the receiving State must provide

consular officer the necessary assistance in the preparation and execution

the relevant measures.



3) if the operator of a ship, the captain or any authorized person

the ship cannot take the necessary measures to maintain and manage the boat or

its cargo, the consular officer to make on behalf of the owner of the ship the

the measures, which can be directly to the operator of the ship itself.



4) the provisions of paragraph 3 of this article shall also apply to any

the subject, which belongs to the citizens of the sending State and comes from the cargo

the ship of the sending State or a third State, of the things that have been found

on the coast or near the coast of the receiving State or which have been

transported to the port in the consular district.



5) Damaged the ship, its cargo and catering supplies are exempted from the

Customs duties and taxes, if they are not interpreted for use or consumption

on the territory of the receiving State.



Article 27



Functions relating to civil air transport



The provisions of articles 25 and 26 of the Convention shall apply mutatis mutandis to the civil

aircraft of the sending State, if this is not contrary to the laws and regulations

of the receiving State.



Article 28



Other consular functions



Consular officer may perform other consular functions, which are

he entrusted to the sending State, and that are not laid down by this Convention,

under the condition that the beneficiary State in advance with it agree.



Article 29



Consular fees and benefits



1) consular post for consular acts to choose from on the territory

the beneficiary State fees and benefits provided for by the laws and regulations

of the sending State.



2) fees and other charges referred to in paragraph 1 of this article, and the receipt of

they are exempt from the payment of all benefits and taxes in the receiving

State.



TITLE IV



The advantages, privileges and immunities



Article 30



Facilitate the work of consular protection and consular officials



1) beneficiary State shall facilitate the performance of consular functions and

consular officials and shall take the necessary measures to be able to enjoy the

benefits, privileges and immunities as provided for in this Convention.



2) the receiving State will deal with consular officials of the sending

State with due respect and shall take all measures necessary to ensure

their personal safety, freedom and dignity.



Article 31



The use of the coat of arms and state flag



1) On the building of the consular post and its entrance can be placed by State

the character of the sending State and the inscription with the name of the issuing consular office in c

the sending and the receiving State.



2) the national flag of the posting State can be hoisted on the building

consular office, the residence of the head of the consular post and the

means of transport used by the head of the consular office to

professional purposes.



3) in the exercise of rights under this article will be a consular post shall be taken into account

the laws, regulations and customs of the receiving State.



Article 32



The acquisition of the property, hiring and use of land and buildings, sending

by the State



1) in accordance with the laws and regulations of the receiving State, the sending

the State acquire the ownership, lease, build or use in any other way

These laws and regulations laid down by the buildings, parts of buildings, including

the land for the needs of the consular post or for accommodation of members

consular post who are nationals of the sending State.



the receiving State will provide 2) sending State in obtaining the land and

buildings or parts of buildings for the purposes referred to in paragraph 1 all

the necessary assistance.



3) in the case of the construction of the building, part of the consular office building

consular post or side of buildings, in accordance with paragraph 1 of this

the article, by the sending State must comply with the laws and regulations on the construction and

land use planning and other conditions applied in the relevant areas.



Article 33



The inviolability of consular Chambers



1) Consular premises are inviolable.



2 the authorities of the receiving State) cannot enter the consular

room but with the consent of the head of the consular post of the head of

the diplomatic mission of the sending State or the person in charge of any of the

them.



3) beneficiary State has a special duty to take all reasonable

measures to protect consular rooms against any assault or

damage and to prevent any disturbance of peace or injury on their

dignity.



4) Consular premises, their equipment, property and consular office

his means of transport are not subject to any form of requisitions for the purposes

National Defense or public needs.



Article 34



The tax exemption of consular offices and the apartments of members of the consular

of the Office and of movable property



1) Consular rooms and apartments of members of the consular post, which is

the sending State or any person acting on behalf of the owner of the

or lessee shall be exempt from all national, regional or

local taxes and fees, with the exception of the charges levied for the provision of

services.



2) the exemptions referred to in paragraph 1 of this article shall also apply to

movable property owned by the sending State or that

located in its use and which is intended for consular purposes.



Article 35



Inviolability of the consular archives



The consular archives are always and everywhere be inviolable.



Article 36



Freedom connection



1) beneficiary State shall permit and protect the freedom to join the consular

the Office for official purposes.



In conjunction with the Government, diplomatic missions and other consular

the authorities of the sending State, wherever they are, the consular post

use all appropriate means, including diplomatic and

consular couriers, diplomatic and consular luggage,

encoded or encrypted messages. Radio radio station may, however,

consular office to set up and use only with the consent of the receiving

State.



2) when you use public fasteners will pay for

consular post of the same conditions as for the diplomatic mission.



3) official correspondence of consular office and consular bags are

inviolable and cannot be opened or confiscated. The consular bag

must bear a clear external indication of its nature. Can

contain only official correspondence, documents, and articles intended to

official needs.



4) Consular courier shall be provided with an official document indicating his

the status and the number of packages constituting the consular bag. The consular courier

It will be a national of the sending State. With the consent of the receiving

State, it could be a citizen of the State of the receiving State or national

of a third State having permanent residence in the receiving State. In the performance of

their functions, enjoys the protection of the receiving State shall enjoy personal

inviolability and shall not be in any way detained, taken into custody or

must not be otherwise restricted personal freedom.



5) Consular bag may be entrusted to the captain of the ship or the civil

performed by aircraft on the permitted place. The captain will be equipped with the official

the Charter of indicating the number of shipments comprising the consular bag.

However, it is not considered a consular courier.



Consular officer can directly and freely take the consular bag from

the captain of the ship and the aircraft, or to pass it to him.



Article 37



Connections and contacts with citizens of the sending State



1) in order to facilitate the performance of consular functions relating to the State

citizens of the sending State:



a) consular officers shall have the right to a connection with the nationals

the sending State and to have access to them. Nationals of the sending State


they have the same right to join and contact with consular officials

of the sending State,



(b)), the competent authorities of the receiving State shall, without delay, at the latest, will be

However, in 3 days, inform the consular post of the sending State to

cases where in his consular district citizen of the sending

the State was detained, taken into custody or whose personal freedom was otherwise

limited. These authorities will help the citizens of the State of the sending State,

who is detained, taken into custody or whose personal freedom is otherwise

limited, in order to establish a connection with your consular post



(c)) consular officer has the right to not later than 7 days from the date of

the competent authorities of the receiving State, visit the national citizen

of the sending State who is detained, taken into custody or whose personal

freedom is otherwise limited, could talk to him and to ensure its legal

representation.



2) the rights referred to in paragraph 1 of this article shall be exercised in accordance with

laws and regulations of the receiving State, provided, however, that the laws of

and regulations will enable the full realization of the objectives for which the rights under the

This article is provided.



Article 38



Freedom of movement



The receiving State shall ensure to all members of the consular post of the freedom of movement

and travel in its territory except for areas to which access is

banned or restricted by laws and regulations, or modified in the context of the

State security.



Article 39



The inviolability of consular officers



The person of the consular official and his private dwellings shall be inviolable.

Consular officer shall not be taken into custody in any way and must not be

otherwise, limited his personal freedom.



Article 40



The exclusion of consular officials from the jurisdiction



1) consular officer is exempt from the criminal jurisdiction of the receiving

State. It is also excluded from the civil and administrative jurisdiction with the exception of

cases that are:



and) actions for private real estate;



(b) an action relating to the heritage), in which the consular officer is a private

person;



c) actions for the profession and business activity

exercises in the receiving State, in addition to its official functions;



(d)) the action brought by a third party concerning damages arising out

the receiving State from an accident caused by a vehicle, boat or plane.



2) consular officer is not subject to enforcement measures, with the exception of cases

referred to in subparagraphs), b), c), (d)) of paragraph 1 of this article,

If such measures can be implemented without it being violated

the inviolability of his person, and private dwellings.



3) the provisions of paragraphs 1 and 2 of this article shall also apply to family

members of the consular officials if they are nationals of

of the sending State in the receiving State and do not have a permanent place of residence.



4) exclusion of the consular officer from the jurisdiction of the receiving State

It does not mean its exemption from the jurisdiction of the State of the sending.



Article 41



The exclusion of consular personnel from the jurisdiction of



1) are not subject to the criminal jurisdiction of the consular staff of the receiving

State. The civil and administrative jurisdiction of the receiving State

shall not be subject, with regard to the exercise of their official functions.



2) the provisions of paragraph 1 of this article shall not apply to

civil proceedings:



and) arising from a contract entered into by an employee that the consular

expressly or obviously nesjednal as a representative of the sending State,

or



(b)) initiated by a third party in the event of damages incurred in the receiving State

from an accident caused by a motor vehicle, boat or plane.



Article 42



The obligation to give evidence



1) consular officer is not obliged to give evidence as a witness.



2) Consular employees or members of the service staff can be

be prompted to appear as witnesses during court or administrative

control. Consular staff member or member of the service staff shall, with

except in the cases referred to in paragraph 3 of this article, refuse to give

the testimony.



3) Consular employees or members of the service staff do not have the

obligation to submit testimony concerning things associated with the performance of their

functions or to submit to the official correspondence and documents these things

related.



Article 43



Exemption from registration of aliens and residence permits



1) members of the consular post and members of their families shall enjoy immunity

of all the obligations imposed on the laws and regulations of the receiving State,

relating to the registration of aliens and residence permits.



2) the provisions of paragraph 1 of this article shall not apply to consular

employees and members of the service staff who are not permanent

employees of the sending State or who carry out a private

gainful employment in the receiving State, and their family

members.



Article 44



Exemption from social security



1) members of the consular post and members of their families are, if

as for the services that they perform for the sending State be exempt from the provisions of the

on social security, which are in force in the receiving State.



2) the exclusion referred to in paragraph 1 of this article shall not exclude the voluntary

participation in the social security system of the receiving State for the

provided, that the participation of the beneficiary State permits it.



Article 45



Exemption from taxation



Consular officers and consular employees and their family members

and members of the staff of the personnel in the receiving State are exempted from the

all taxes and fees, and that national, regional or local,

in respect of persons and goods, with the exception of the following cases:



a) indirect taxes, which are usually included in the price of the goods or

the services;



(b)) taxes and fees from private real estate on the territory of the receiving

State, subject to the provisions of article 34;



c) survivors ' or probate fees levied from the transfer of assets

the receiving State, subject to the provisions of article 48 para. 2;



d) taxes and fees from the private income, which has its source in the

the receiving State;



e) charges levied for the provision of specific services;



f) registration, legal, documentary, mortgage and kolkovaných

fees subject to the provisions of article 34.



Article 46



Exemption from customs duties and customs control



1) beneficiary State will be in conformity with its laws and regulations allow

imports and provide exemption from all customs duties, taxes and

related charges other than charges for storage, cartage and

similar services;



and) in articles intended for official use of the consular office, including

motor vehicles;



(b)) in articles intended for personal use by consular officials and

their family members, including motor vehicles. Items

intended for consumption shall not exceed the amount necessary for direct consumption

of the persons concerned.



2) Consular staff and members of the service staff shall enjoy the

the privileges and exemptions referred to in subparagraph (b)), paragraph 1 of this article,

in respect of articles imported at the time of their first arrival at the

consular post.



3) personal baggage that they bring the consular officers and their

members of the family, shall be exempt from inspection. Can be

inspected only if there are serious grounds to believe that

contain other objects than those referred to in subparagraph (b)), paragraph 1 of this

Article, or articles the import or export of which is prohibited in the laws and

regulations of the receiving State or which are subject to its laws and

quarantine regulations. Referred to the tour will be made only

the presence of a consular officer or a member of his family.



Article 47



Exemption from the services and obligations



The receiving State shall exempt members of the consular post and their family

Members from all of the personal and public services and works, and from all

military obligations.



Article 48



The assets of a member of the consular post or of his family



The beneficiary State in the event of the death of a member of the consular post or of its

family member:



and) shall authorise the export of movable property of the deceased, with the exception of property that

has been obtained in the receiving State and the export of which was at the time of his death

disabled,



(b)) will not levy national, regional, local survivors ' or

the estate tax and the fees and charges of the transfer of assets, in terms of

movable property that belonged to a member of the consular post or of its

the family who died in the territory of the receiving State.



Article 49



Special provisions about the benefits, privileges and immunities



1) the provisions of this Convention on the benefits, privileges and immunities of the

do not apply to an employee or member of the staff of the consular staff,

that is a national of the receiving State or a national of the

of the sending State in possession of a permanent resident in the receiving State, or

is a citizen of a third State.



2) family members of the employee or member of the staff of the consular

staff, if they are not nationals of the receiving State or the

nationals of the sending State having permanent residence in the

the receiving State or nationals of a third State or do not exercise


private gainful occupation, shall enjoy the privileges and immunities that are

provided under this Convention, consular staff or Member

of professional staff.



3) beneficiary State will exercise its jurisdiction over persons

referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2 of this article so as to not interfere with the

the performance of consular functions.



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Final provisions



Article 50



Observance of the laws and regulations of the receiving State



1) without prejudice to the privileges and immunities of all persons enjoying such

the privileges and immunities, it is their duty to observe laws and regulations

of the receiving State. They also have a duty to not interfere in the internal

the Affairs of the receiving State.



2) the beneficiary State shall ensure protection of consular Chambers.



3) consular post, members of the consular post and their family

Members will abide by the laws and regulations of the receiving State

relating to the insurance of vehicles which are owned or used by them.



Article 51



The performance of consular functions by diplomatic missions



1) the provisions of this Convention shall apply mutatis mutandis to the exercise of the consular

features members of the diplomatic mission of the sending State in the receiving State.



2) the names of members of a diplomatic mission responsible for the work in the consular

departments or otherwise responsible for the performance of consular functions, the mission is

to be notified to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the receiving State or the

the authority designated by that Ministry.



3) in the exercise of consular functions of the diplomatic mission may refer to:



and local authorities) to consular circuit;



(b)) to the central competent authorities, if it's allowed to laws, regulations,

and practices of the receiving State or the competent international

the treaties.



4) privileges and immunities of the members of a diplomatic mission referred to in paragraph 1

This article will continue to manage the rules of international law

relating to diplomatic relations.



Article 52



The provisions of this Convention which concern the citizens of the sending State

the State shall also apply to the legal person.



Article 53



The ratification of the



This Convention is subject to ratification and the instruments of ratification shall be exchanged in

Prague.



Article 54



Entry into force and termination



This Convention shall enter into force on the thirtieth day after the date of the exchange of

instruments of ratification. Will remain in force until the expiry of six months

the date on which one of the Contracting Parties shall notify the other party in

writing of its intention to withdraw from the Convention.



Given on 11 July. September 1988 in Pyongyang in two original copies,

every in Czech and Korean, both texts being equally

force.



The authorized representative of the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic:



Ing. Bohuslav Chňoupek v.r.



Authorised representative of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea:



Kim Jong-nam v.r.