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Title: Optional Protocol to the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations Concerning Acquisition of Nationality
Available From: http://treaties.un.org/doc/Treaties/1967/06/19670608%2002-19%20AM/Ch_III_7p.pdf
http://legal.un.org/ilc/texts/instruments/english/conventions/9_1_1961_nationality.pdf
Conclusion Date: 1963-04-24
Entry Into Force Date: 1967-03-19
Description: This is one of the two Optional Protocols to the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations. 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.
The Optional Protocol follows the text of the convention.
Legal Citation: 596 UNTS 469
Amends: Vienna Convention on Consular Relations
EISIL Categories: Home > General International Law > Basic Sources
Keywords: consular law
diplomacy
Language(s): English
Document Creator: UN International Law Commission
Site Administrator: UN International Law Commission


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