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Q what are the obligations of the state parties

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Unformatted text preview: e between diplomats and consuls? A: Diplomats are concerned with political relations of States while consuls are not concerned with political matters. The latter attend rather to administrative and economic issues. Q: What are the two kinds of consul? A: 1. Consulesmissi – Professional or career consuls who are nationals of the sending State and are required to devote their full time to the discharge of their duties. ACADEMICS CHAIR: LESTER JAY ALAN E. FLORES II U N I V E R S I T Y O F S A N T O T O M A S VICE CHAIRS FOR ACADEMICS: KAREN JOY G. SABUGO & JOHN HENRY C. MENDOZA Facultad de Derecho Civil VICE CHAIR FOR ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE: JEANELLE C. LEE VICE CHAIRS FOR LAY‐OUT AND DESIGN: EARL LOUIE M. MASACAYAN & THEENA C. MARTINEZ 239 UST GOLDEN NOTES 2011 2. Consuleselecti – May or may not be nationals of the sending State and perform their consular functions only in addition to their regular callings. Note: Examples of regular callings include acting as notary, civil registrar and similar administrative capacities and protecting and assisting the nationals of the sending State. Q: What are the ranks of consuls? A: 1. Consul‐general – Heads several consular districts, or one exceptionally large consular district; 2. Consul – Takes charge of a small district or town or port; 3. Vice‐consul – Assist the consul; and 4. Consular agent – Usually entrusted with the performance of certain functions by the consul. Q: What are the duties of consuls? A: 1. Protection of the interests of the sending State and its nationals in the receiving State. 2. Promotion of the commercial, economic, cultural, and scientific relations of the sending and receiving States. 3. Observes the conditions and developments in the receiving State and report the same to the sending State. 4. Issuance of passports and other travel documents to nationals of the sending State and visas or appropriate documents to persons wishing to travel to the sending State. 5. Supervision and inspection of vessels and aircraft of the sending State. Q: Where do consuls derive their authority? A: Consuls derive their authority from t...
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