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Unformatted text preview: ation by the executive branch. Q: Who else besides the head of the mission are entitled to diplomatic immunities and privileges? A: They are also enjoyed by the diplomatic suite or retinue, which consists of the official and non‐
official staff of the mission. The official staff is made up of the administrative and technical personnel of the mission, including those performing clerical work, and the member of their respective families. The non‐official staff is composed of the household help, such as the domestic servants, butlers, and cooks and chauffeurs employed by the mission. Note: As a rule, however, domestic servants enjoy immunities and privileges only to the extent admitted by the receiving State and insofar as they are connected with the performance of their duties. Q: What are the grounds for termination of diplomatic relations under municipal law? A: RADAR 1. Resignation 2. Accomplishment of the purpose 3. Death 4. Abolition of the office 5. Removal Q: What are the grounds for termination of diplomatic relation under international law? A: 1. War– outbreak between the sending and the receiving States. 2. Extinction of either the sending State or the receiving State. 3. Recall– demanded by the receiving State when the foreign diplomat becomes persona non grata Q: Will the termination of diplomatic relations also terminate consular relations between the sending and receiving States? A: No. Consuls belong to a class of State agents distinct from that of diplomatic officers. They do not represent their State in its relations with foreign States and are not intermediaries through whom matters of State are discussed between governments. Consuls look mainly after the commercial interest of their own State in the territory of a foreign State. They are not clothed with diplomatic character and are not accredited to the government of the country where they exercised their consular functions; they deal directly with local authorities. Q: What is the differenc...
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