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Part III Proceedings in which State Immunity cannot be Invoked, Article 11

Joanne Foakes, Roger O’Keefe

From: The United Nations Convention on Jurisdictional Immunities of States and Their Property: A Commentary

Edited By: Roger O’Keefe, Christian J. Tams, Antonios Tzanakopoulos (Assistant Editor)

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2022. All Rights Reserved.date: 21 May 2022

Subject(s):
Immunity from jurisdiction, states — Immunity from jurisdiction, agents of states — Treaties, application — Treaties, interpretation — State practice — Jurisdiction of states, nationality principle — Jurisdiction of states, extra-territorial
The reference in article 11, paragraph 2(d), to the ‘security interests’ of the employer State is intended primarily to address matters of national security and the security of diplomatic missions and consular posts. Under article 41 of the 1961 Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations and article 55 of the 1963 Vienna Convention on Consular Relations, all persons referred to in those articles have the duty to respect the laws and regulations, including the labour laws, of the host country. At the same time, under article 38 of the 1961 Vienna Convention on...
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