Part VI International transactions, 17 Diplomatic and consular relations
James Crawford SC, FBA
- Consular relations — Diplomatic missions — Diplomatic immunity — Special missions — Consulates — Diplomatic protection — 4283e9f9-e10d-4bba-85ef-f215bff574d4
The rules of international law governing diplomatic relations are the product of long-established state practice reflected in treaties, national legislation, and judicial decisions, as codified in the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations. This chapter discusses the general legal aspects of diplomatic relations; staff, premises, and facilities of missions; inviolability of missions; diplomatic agents; consular relations; special missions; and crimes against internationally protected persons.