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Title: Vienna Convention on Consular Relations
Alternative Title(s): VCCR
Available From: http://treaties.un.org/doc/Treaties/1967/06/19670608%2010-36%20AM/Ch_III_6p.pdf
http://fletcher.archive.tusm-oit.org/multilaterals/texts/BH444.txt
Conclusion Date: 1963-04-24
Entry Into Force Date: 1967-03-19
Description: Along with the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, this agreement sets out the accepted rules of diplomatic and consular privileges and immunities to which states adhere in their pursuit of friendly international relations and the maintenance of international peace and security. Article 5 delineates consular functions, including protection of nationals, development of commercial, cultural and scientific relations, and issuing of passports and visas, among many others.
Legal Citation: 596 UNTS 261; 21 UST 77; TIAS 6820
Amended By: Optional Protocol to the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations Concerning Acquisition of Nationality
Optional Protocol to the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations Concerning the Compulsory Settlement Of Disputes
EISIL Categories: Home > International Dispute Settlement > Diplomatic Resolution of Disputes
Home > States & Groups of States > The State & Its Organs > Diplomatic Agents and Missions
Home > General International Law > Basic Sources
Keywords: consular law
diplomacy
diplomatic relations
Language(s): English
Document Creator: UN International Law Commission
Site Administrator: UN International Law Commission


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