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Facilities for the Mission

Eileen Denza

From: Diplomatic Law: Commentary on the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations (3rd Edition)

Professor Eileen Denza

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From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 25 September 2020

Subject(s):
Diplomatic missions — Diplomatic immunity — Customary international law — Immunity from jurisdiction, waiver — Diplomatic privileges
The receiving State shall accord full facilities for the performance of the functions of the mission. It was the modern practice in virtually all States that the government of a receiving State would if requested provide administrative assistance to a diplomatic mission on such matters as securing suitable accommodation and parking facilities and would refrain from imposing obstacles to its legitimate activities. This was, however, regarded as a matter of comity or of effective diplomacy rather than a specific rule of customary international law. The question of...
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