Offices Away from the Seat of the Mission
Professor Eileen Denza
- Diplomatic missions — Diplomatic immunity — Diplomatic privileges — Customary international law — Diplomatic relations
The sending State may not, without the prior express consent of the receiving State, establish offices forming part of the mission in localities other than those in which the mission itself is established. No previously established rule of customary law required the sending State to base its diplomatic mission at the capital or seat of government of the receiving State. Nor was the sending State required by international law to seek permission in order to acquire offices in a part of the country other than that where the principal seat of the mission was...