United Nations Conference on Consular Relations, 1963 - Volume I
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United Nations Conference on Consular Relations

Vienna — 4 March - 22 April 1963

Volume I: Summary Records of Plenary Meetings
and of Meetings of the First and Second Committees


CONTENTS
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Resolution 1685 (XVI) of the General Assembly convening the Conference xiii
List of delegations xv
Officers of the Conference and its committees xxvi
Secretariat of the Conference xxvi
Agenda xxvii
Rules of procedure xxix

Summary records of plenary meetings
First plenary meeting  
  Monday, 4 March 1963, at 3 p.m.  
  Opening of the Conference 1
  Address by the Federal President of the Republic of Austria 2
  Question of participation in the Conference 2
  Election of the President 6
  Tribute to the memory of Mr. Marcelo Deobaldla, Representative of Panama 7
  Adoption of the agenda 7
Second plenary meeting  
  Tuesday, 5 March 1963, at 3.55. p.m.  
  Adoption of the rules of procedure 8
  Meeting of committees to elect their chairmen 8
  Election of vice-presidents 8
  Appointment of the credentials committee 8
  Organization of work 8
  Appointment of the drafting committee 8
Third plenary meeting  
  Thursday, 28 March 1963, at 10 a.m.  
  Re-allocation of articles to committees: first report of the general commit 8
Fourth plenary meeting  
  Tuesday, 2 April 1963, at 10 a.m.  
  Re-allocation of articles to committees: second report to the general committe 9
Fifth plenary meeting  
  Monday, 8 April 1963, at 3.10 p.m.  
  Consideration of the question of consular relations in accordance with resolution 1685 (XVI) adopted by the general Assembly on 18 December 1961 (agenda item 10)  
    Report of the First Committee 9
    Draft convention:  
      Title 9
      Preamble 9
      Article 1 (Definitions) 9
      Article 2 (Establishment of consular relations) 11
      Article 3 (Exercise of consular functions) 11
      Article 4 (Establishment of a consular post) 11
      Article 5 (Consular functions) 11
      Article 5 A (Exercise of consular functions outside the consular district) 12
      Article 6 (Exercise of consular functions in a third State 12
      Article 7 (Exercise of consular functions on behalf of a third State) 12
      Article 8 (Classes of heads of consular posts) 12
      Article 9 (Appointment and admission of heads of consular posts) 12
      Article 10 (The consular commission or notification of appointment) 12
      Article 11 (The exequatur) 12
      Article 13 (Provisional admission of heads of consular posts) 12
      Article 14 (Notification to the authorities of the consular district) 12
Sixth plenary meeting  
  Tuesday, 9 April 1963, at 3.15 p.m.  
  Consideration of the question of consular relations in accordance with resolution 1685 (XVI) adopted by the General Assembly on 18 December 1961 (agenda item 10) (continued)  
    Draft convention:  
      Article 15 (Temporary exercise of the functions of head of a consular post 12
      Article 16 (Precedence as between heads of consular posts) 15
      Article 17 (Performance of diplomatic acts by consular officers) 15
Seventh plenary meeting  
  Wednesday, 10 April 1963, at 3.15 p.m.  
  Consideration of the question of consular relations in accordance with resolution 1685 (XVI) adopted by the General Assembly on 18 December 1961 (agenda item 10) (continued)  
    Draft convention:  
      Article 18 (Appointment of the same person by two or more States as a consular officer) 16
      Article 19 (Appointment of members of consular staff) 16
      Article 20 (Size of the staff) 17
      Article 21 (Precedence as between consular officers of a consular post) 17
      Article 22 (Appointment of nationals of the receiving State as consular officers) 17
      Article 23 (Persons declared non grata) 20
      Article 24 (Notification to the receiving State of appointments, arrivals and departures) 20
      Article 25 (Termination of the functions of a member of a consular post) 20
      Article 26 (Departure from the territory of the receiving State) 20
      Article 27 (Protection of consular premises and archives and of the interests of the sending State in exceptional circumstances) 20
Eighth plenary meeting  
  Thursday, 11 April 1963, at 10.50 a.m.  
  Consideration of the question of consular relations in accordance with resolution 1685 (XVI) adopted by the General Assembly on 18 December 1961 (agenda item 10) (continued)  
    Draft convention:  
      Article 27 (Protection of consular premises and archives and of the interests of the sending State in exceptional circumstances) (concluded) 20
      Report of the Second Committee 20
    Draft convention:  
      Article 27 A (Facilities for the work, of the consular post) 21
      Article 28 (Use of the national flag and coat-of-arms) 21
      Article 29 (Accommodation) 21
      Article 30 (Inviolability of the consular premises) 21
Ninth plenary meeting  
  Tuesday, 16 April 1963, at 10.30 a.m.  
  Consideration of the question of consular relations in accordance with resolution 1685 (XVI) adopted by the General Assembly on 18 December 1961 (agenda item 10) (continued)  
    Draft convention:  
      Article 30 (Inviolability of the consular premises) (continued) 25
      Article 8 (formerly article 7) (Exercise of consular functions on behalf of a third State) (resumed from the 5th meeting and concluded) 28
      Article 22 (Appointment of nationals of the receiving State as consular officers) (resumed from the 7th meeting and concluded) 28
      Article 25 (Termination of the functions of a member of a consular post) (resumed from the 7th meeting and concluded) 28
      Article 31 (Exemption from taxation of consular premises) 28
      Article 32 (Inviolability of the consular archives and documents) 28
Tenth plenary meeting  
  Tuesday, 16 April 1963, at 3.30 p.m  
  Consideration of the question of consular relations in accordance with resolution 1685 (XVI) adopted by the General Assembly on 18 December 1961 (agenda item 10) (continued)  
    Draft convention:  
      Article 34 (Freedom of movement) 29
      Article 35 (Freedom of communication) 29
      Article 37 (Information in cases of deaths, guardianship or trusteeship, wrecks and air accidents) 34
Eleventh plenary meeting  
  Wednesday, 17 April 1963, at 11.5 a.m.  
  Consideration of the question of consular relations in accordance with resolution 1685 (XVI) adopted by the General Assembly on 18 December 1961 (agenda item 10) (continued)  
    Draft convention:  
      Article 36 (Communication and contact with nationals of the sending State) 35
Twelfth plenary meeting  
  Wednesday, 17 April 1963, at 3.25 p.m.  
  Consideration of the question of consular relations in accordance with resolution 1685 (XVI) adopted by the General Assembly on 18 December 1961 (agenda item 10) (continued)  
  Third report of the general committee 39
    Draft convention:  
      Article 36 (Communication and contact with nationals of the sending State) (continued) 40
Thirteenth plenary meeting  
  Wednesday, 17 April 1963, at 8.40 p.m.  
  Consideration of the question of consular relations in accordance with resolution 1685 (XVI) adopted by the General Assembly on 18 December 1961 (agenda item 10) (continued)  
    Draft convention:  
      Article 36 (Communication and contact with nationals of the sending State) (continued) 43
      Article 37 (Information in cases of deaths, guardianship, wrecks and air accidents) (resumed from the 10th meeting and concluded) 45
      Article 38 (Communication with the authorities of the receiving State) 46
      Article 39 (Consular fees and charges) 46
      Article 40 (Protection of consular officers) 46
Fourteenth plenary meeting  
  Thursday, 17 April 1963, at 9.30 a.m.  
  Consideration of the question of consular relations in accordance with resolution 1685 (XVI) adopted by the General Assembly on 18 December 1961 (agenda item 10) (continued)  
    Draft convention:  
      Article 30 (Inviolability of the consular premises) (resumed from the 9th meeting and concluded) 46
Fifteenth plenary meeting  
  Thursday, 18 April 1963, at 3.10 p.m.  
  Consideration of the question of consular relations in accordance with resolution 1685 (XVI) adopted by the General Assembly on 18 December 1961 (agenda item 10) (continued)  
    Draft convention:  
      Article 41 (Personal inviolability of consular officers) 51
      Article 42 (Notification of arrest, detention or prosecution) 55
      Article 43 (Immunity from jurisdiction) 55
      Article 44 (Liability to give evidence) 57
Sixteenth plenary meeting  
  Friday, 19 April 1963, at 9.45 a.m.  
  Consideration of the question of consular relations in accordance with resolution 1685 (XVI) adopted by the General Assembly on 18 December 1961 (agenda item 10) (continued)  
    Draft convention:  
      Article 44 (Liability to give evidence) (concluded) 58
      Article 45 (Waiver of privileges and immunities) 59
      Article 46 (Exemption from registration of aliens and residence permits) 59
      Article 46 A (Exemption from work permits) 59
      Article 47 (Social security exemption) 60
      Article 48 (Exemption from taxation) 60
      Article 49 (Exemption from customs duties and inspection) 60
Seventeenth plenary meeting  
  Friday, 19 April 1963, at 3.15 p.m.  
  Consideration of the question of consular relations in accordance with resolution 1685 (XVI) adopted by the General Assembly on 18 December 1961 (agenda item 10) (continued)  
    Draft convention:  
      Article 49 (Exemption from customs duties and inspection) (concluded) 62
      Article 50 (Estate of a member of the consular post or of a member of his family) 64
      Article 51 (Exemption from personal services and contributions) 64
      Article 53 (Beginning and end of consular privileges and immunities) 64
      Article 54 (Obligations of third States) 65
      Article 55 A (Insurance against third-party risks) 67
      Article 56 (Special provisions concerning private gainful occupation) 67
  Report of the credentials committee 67
Eighteenth plenary meeting  
  Friday, 19 April 1963, at 8.40 p.m.  
  Consideration of the question of consular relations in accordance with resolution 1685 (XVI) adopted by the General Assembly on 18 December 1961 (agenda item 10) (continued)  
    Draft convention:  
      Article 53 (Beginning and end of consular privileges and immunities) (concluded) 69
      Article 57 (General provisions relating to facilities, privileges and immunities) * 71
Nineteenth plenary meeting  
  Saturday, 20 April 1963, at 10.35 p.m.  
  Consideration of the question of consular relations in accordance with resolution 1685 (XVI) adopted by the General Assembly on 18 December 1961 (agenda item 10) (continued)  
    Draft convention:  
      Article 58 (Protection of the consular premises) * 73
      Article 59 (Exemption from taxation of consular premises) * 73
      Article 60 (Inviolability of consular archives and documents) * 73
      Article 60 A (Exemption from customs duties) * 73
      Article 60 B (Criminal proceedings) * 73
      Article 61 (Protection of honorary consular officers) * 73
      Article 62 (Exemption from registration of aliens and residence permits) * 73
      Article 63 (Exemption from taxation) * 73
      Article 64 (Exemption from personal services and contributions) * 74
      Article 67 (Optional character of the institution of honorary consular officers) * 74
      Article 67 A (Consular agents who are not heads of consular posts) 74
      Article 68 (Exercise of consular functions by diplomatic missions) 74
      Article 69 (Nationals or permanent residents of the receiving State) 77
Twentieth plenary meeting  
  Saturday, 20 April 1963, at 3.15 p.m.  
  Consideration of the question of consular relations in accordance with resolution 1685 (XVI) adopted by the General Assembly on 18 December 1961 (agenda item 10) (continued)  
    Draft convention:  
      Article 69 (Nationals or permanent residents of the receiving State) (continued) 77
      Article 64 (Exemption from personal services and contributions) * (concluded) 78
      Article 70 (Non-discrimination) 79
      Article 71 (Relationship between the present convention and other international agreements) 80
      Article 36 (Communication and contact with nationals of the sending State) (resumed from the 13th plenary meeting and concluded) 81
Twenty-first plenary meeting  
  Monday, 22 April 1963, at 10.45 a.m.  
  Consideration of the question of consular relations in accordance with resolution 1685 (XVI) adopted by the General Assembly on 18 December 1961 (agenda item 10) (continued)  
    Draft convention:  
      Article 72 (Settlement of disputes)  
        Proposal for an optional protocol concerning the compulsory settlement of disputes 87
    Final provisions:  
      Article 73 (Signature) 93
      Article 74 (Ratification) 95
      Article 75 (Accession) 95
      Article 76 (Entry into force) 95
      Article 77 (Notifications by the Secretary-General) 95
      Article 78 (Authentic texts) 95
  Statement by the representative of Italy 96
Twenty-second plenary meeting  
  Monday, 22 April 1963, at 4.35 p.m.  
  Consideration of the question of consular relations in accordance with resolution 1685 (XVI) adopted by the General Assembly on 18 December 1961 (agenda item 10) (continued)  
    Optional protocol concerning acquisition of nationality 96
    Draft resolution on refugees 96
    Tribute to the International Law Commission 97
    Tribute to the Government and people of the Republic of Austria 97
    Statement by the chairman of the drafting committee 98
    Adoption of the Convention as a whole 99
    Final Act 99
  Closure of the Conference 100

Summary records of meetings of the First Committee
1st meeting  
  Tuesday, 5 March 1963, at 4 p.m.  
  Election of Chairman 103
2nd meeting  
  Wednesday, 6 March 1963, at 11 a.m.  
  Election of officers  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session  
    Article 2 (Establishment of consular relations) 103
3rd meeting  
  Wednesday, 6 March 1963, at 3.15 p.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 2 (Establishment of consular relations) (continued) 107
4th meeting  
  Thursday, 7 March 1963, at 10.35 a.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 3 (Exercise of consular functions) 112
5th meeting  
  Thursday, 7 March 1963, at 3.15 p.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 4 (Establishment of a consulate) 116
6th meeting  
  Friday, 8 March 1963, at 11 a.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Proposed new article (Exercise of consular functions outside the consular district) 121
7th meeting  
  Friday, 8 March 1963, at 3.15 p.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 5 (Consular functions) 124
8th meeting  
  Monday, 11 March, 1963, at 10.40 a.m.  
  Observance of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Anschluss 131
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 5 (Consular functions) (continued) 131
    Article 6 (Exercise of consular functions in a third State) 136
    Article 7 (Exercise of consular functions on behalf of a third State) 136
9th meeting  
  Monday, 11 March 1963, at 3.10 p.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 7 (Exercise of consular functions on behalf of a third State) (continued) 138
    Article 5 (Consular functions) (continued) 139
10th meeting  
  Tuesday, 12 March 1963, at 10.45 a.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 5 (Consular functions) (continued) 143
11th meeting  
  Tuesday, 12 March 1963, at 3.10 p.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 5 (Consular functions) (continued) 149
12th meeting  
  Wednesday, 13 March 1963, at 10.40 a.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 5 (Consular functions) (continued) 155
13th meeting  
  Wednesday, 13 March 1963, at 3.5 p.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 5 (Consular functions) (continued) 160
14th meeting  
  Thursday, 14 March 1963, at 10.40 a.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 8 (Appointment and admission of heads of consular posts) 167
    Article 9 (Classes of heads of consular posts) 171
15th meeting  
  Thursday, 14 March 1963, at 3.10 p.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 10 (The consular commission) 173
    Article 11 (The exequatur) 175
16th meeting  
  Friday, 15 March 1963, at 10.40 a.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 12 (Formalities of appointment and admission) 178
    Article 13 (Provisional admission) 178
    Article 14 (Obligation to notify the authorities of the consular district) 181
17th meeting  
  Friday, 15 March 1963, at 3.10 p.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 15 (Temporary exercise of the functions of head of a consular post) 182
18th meeting  
  Monday, 18 March 1963, at 10.50 a.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 15 (Temporary exercise of the functions of head of a consular post) (continued) 187
    Article 16 (Precedence) 188
    Article 17 (Performance of diplomatic acts by the head of a consular post) 190
19th meeting  
  Monday, 18 March 1963, at 3.15 p.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 17 (Performance of diplomatic acts by the head of a consular post) (continued) 191
    Article 18 (Appointment of the same person by two or more States as head of a consular post) 195
    Article 19 (Appointment of the consular staff) 196
20th meeting  
  Tuesday, 19 March 1963, at 10.35 a.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 19 (Appointment of the consular staff) (continued) 198
    Article 20 (Size of the staff) 200
21st meeting  
  Tuesday, 19 March 1963, at 3.5 p.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 20 (Size of the staff) (continued) 202
    Article 21 (Order of precedence as between the officials of a consulate) 203
    Article 22 (Appointment of nationals of the receiving State) 205
22nd meeting  
  Wednesday, 20 March 1963, at 10.40 a.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 22 (Appointment of nationals of the receiving State) (continued) 209
    Article 23 (Withdrawal of exequatur — Persons deemed unacceptable) 209
23rd meeting  
  Wednesday, 20 March 1963, at 3.10 p.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 23 (Withdrawal of exequatur — Persons deemed unacceptable) (continued) 213
    Article 24 (Notification of the appointment, arrival and departure of members of the consulate, members of their families and members of the private staff) 215
    Article 25 (Modes of termination of the functions of a member of the consulate) 216
    Article 26 (Right to leave the territory of the receiving State and facilitation of departure) 216
24th meeting  
  Thursday, 21 March 1963, at 10.35 a.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 27 (Protection of consular premises and archives and of the interests of the sending State in exceptional circumstances) 217
    Proposed new article to be inserted between articles 5 and 6 (Refugees) 218
25th meeting  
  Thursday, 21 March 1963, at 3.15 p.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Proposed new article to be inserted between articles 5 and 6 (Refugees) (continued) 221
26th meeting  
  Friday, 22 March 1963, at 10.35 a.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Proposed new article to be inserted between articles 5 and 6 (Refugees) (continued) 228
      Article 27 (Protection of consular premises and archives and interests of the sending State in exceptional circumstances) (resumed from the 24th meeting) 229
      Article 68 (Exercise of consular functions by diplomatic missions) 230
      Article 70 (Non-discrimination) 232
27th meeting  
  Monday, 25 March 1963, at 10.40 a.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
      Article 71 (Relationship between the present articles and conventions or other international agreements) 233
      Proposed new article to be inserted between articles 5 and 6 (Refugees) (continued) 238
28th meeting  
  Monday, 25 March 1963, at 3.5 p.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Proposed new article to be inserted after article 67 (Optional character of the institution of consular agents who are not heads of post) 239
  Article 71 (Relationship between the present articles and conventions or other international agreements) (continued) 240
    Final clauses 240
29th meeting  
  Tuesday, 26 March 1963, at 10.45 a.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Preamble 246
    Disputes clause 249
30th meeting  
  Tuesday, 26 March 1963, at 3.10 p.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Disputes clause (continued) 251
31st meeting  
  Thursday, 28 March 1963, at 10.15 a.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Disputes clause (continued) 256
    Article 52 (Question of the acquisition of the nationality of the receiving State) 261
32nd meeting  
  Thursday, 28 March 1963, at 3.10 p.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 53 (Beginning and end of consular privileges and immunities) 263
    Article 55 (Respect for the laws and regulations of the receiving State) 265
33rd meeting  
  Friday, 29 March 1963, at 10.45 a.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 54 (Obligations of third States) 266
34th meeting  
  Wednesday, 3 April 1963, at 3.10 p.m.  
  Tribute to the memory of Mr. Quinim Pholsena, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Laos 270
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 1 (Definitions) 270
35th meeting  
  Thursday, 4 April 1963, at 10.35 a.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 1 (Definitions) (continued) 275
  Completion of the Committee's work 278

Summary records of meetings of the Second Committee
1st meeting  
  Tuesday, 5 March 1963, at 4.10 p.m.  
  Election of Chairman 279
2nd meeting  
  Wednesday, 6 March 1963, at 11 a.m.  
  Tribute to the memory of Mr. Marcelo Deobaldla, representative of Panama 279
  Election of officers 279
  Organization of work 279
3rd meeting  
  Wednesday, 6 March 1963, at 3.20 p.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 28 (Use of the national flag and of the state coat-of-arms) 280
4th meeting  
  Thursday, 7 March 1963, at 10.45 a.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 28 (Use of the national flag and of the state coat-of-arms) (continued) 283
    Article 29 (Accomodation) 284
5th meeting  
  Thursday, 7 March 1963, at 3.30 p.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 28 (Use of the national flag and of the state coat-of-arms) (continued) 288
6th meeting  
  Friday, 8 March 1963, at 10.50 a.m.
 
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 30 (Inviolability of the consular premises) 291
7th meeting  
  Friday, 8 March 1963, at 3.20 p.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 30 (Inviolability of the consular premises)(continued) 296
8th meeting  
  Monday, 11 March 1963, at 10.50 a.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 30 (Inviolability of the consular premises)(continued) 299
9th meeting  
  Monday, 11 March 1963, at 3.25 p.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 30 (Inviolability of the consular premises)(continued) 302
10th meeting  
  Tuesday, 12 March 1963, at 10.40 a.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 30 (Inviolability of the consular premises)(continued) 306
    Article 31 (Exemption from taxation of consular premises) 308
11th meeting  
  Tuesday, 12 March 1963, at 3.20 p.m  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 31 (Exemption from taxation of consular premises) (continued) 310
    Article 32 (Inviolability of the consular archives and documents) 311
    Article 33 (Facilities for the work of the consulate) 315
12th meeting  
  Wednesday, 13 March 1963, at 10.40 a.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 33 (Facilities for the work of the consulate) (continued) 315
    Article 34 (Freedom of movement) 316
13th meeting  
  Wednesday, 13 March 1963, at 3.15 p.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 35 (Freedom of communication) 318
14th meeting  
  Thursday, 14 March 1963, at 10.45 a.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 35 (Freedom of communication) (continued) 325
15th meeting  
  Thursday, 14 March 1963, at 3.15 p.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 35 (Freedom of communication) (continued) 329
    Article 36 (Communication and contact with nationals of the sending State) 331
16th meeting  
  Friday, 15 March 1963, at 10.45 a.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 36 (Communication and contact with nationals of the sending State) (continued) 334
17th meeting  
  Friday, 15 March 1963, at 3.15 p.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 36 (Communication and contact with nationals of the sending State) (continued) 337
18th meeting  
  Monday, 18 March 1963, at 10.45 a.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Statement by the Chairman 342
    Article 36 (Communication and contact with nationals of the sending State) (continued) 343
19th meeting  
  Monday, 18 March 1963, at 3.20 p.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 36 (Communication and contact with nationals of the sending State) (continued) 347
    Article 37 (Obligations of the receiving State) 349
20th meeting  
  Tuesday, 19 March 1963, at 10.40 a.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 37 (Obligations of the receiving State) {continued) 351
    Article 38 (Communication with the authorities of the receiving State) 354
    Article 39 (Levying of fees and charges and exemption of such fees and charges from dues and taxes) 355
21st meeting  
  Tuesday, 19 March 1963, at 3.15 p.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 39 (Levying of fees and charges and exemption of such fees and charges from dues and taxes) (continued) 356
    Article 40 (Special protection and respect due to consular officials) 358
    Article 42 (Duty to notify in the event of arrest, detention pending trial or the institution of criminal proceedings) 359
22nd meeting  
  Wednesday, 20 March 1963, at 10.45 a.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 41 (Personal inviolability of consular officials) 359
23rd meeting  
  Wednesday, 20 March 1963, at 3.15 p.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 41 (Personal inviolability of consular officials) (continued) 364
24th meeting  
  Thursday, 21 March 1963, at 10.45 a.m  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 41 (Personal inviolability of consular officials) (continued) 368
25th meeting  
  Thursday, 21 March 1963, at 3.15 p.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 41 (Personal inviolability of consular officials) (continued) 372
    Article 43 (Immunity from jurisdiction) 373
    Article 44 (Liability to give evidence) 376
26th meeting  
  Friday, 22 March 1963, at 10.45 a.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 44 (Liability to give evidence) (continued) 377
27th meeting  
  Friday 22 March 1963, at 3.15 p.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 44 (Liability to give evidence) (continued) 382
    Article 45 (Waiver of immunities) 384
28th meeting  
  Monday, 25 March 1963, at 10.40 a.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 45 (Waiver of immunities) (continued) 385
    Article 46 (Exemption from obligations in the matter of registration of aliens and residence and work permits) 386
29th meeting  
  Monday, 25 March 1963, at 3.15 p.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 46 (Exemption from obligations in the matter of registration of aliens and residence and work permits) (continued) 387
30th meeting  
  Tuesday, 26 March 1963, at 10.40 a.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 46 (Exemption from obligations in the matter of registration of aliens and residence and work permits) (continued) 392
    Article 47 and proposed new article (Social security exemption) 393
    Article 48 (Exemption from taxation) 395
31st meeting  
  Tuesday, 26 March 1963, ar 3.15 p.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 48 (Exemption from taxation) (continued) 396
32nd meeting  
  Wednesday, 27 March 1963, at 10.50 a.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 46 (Exemption from obligations in the matter of registration of aliens and residence and work permits) (resumed from the 30th meeting) 400
    Article 46 A (Exemption from obligations in the matter of work permits) 400
33rd meeting  
  Wednesday, 27 March 1963, at 4.50 p.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 49 (Exemption from customs duties) 403
    Reallocation of articles 407
34th meeting  
  Thursday, 28 March 1963, at 10.30 a.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 49 (Exemption from customs duties) (continued) 407
35th meeting  
  Thursday, 28 March 1963, at 3.20 p.m  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 50 (Estate of a member of the consulate or of a member of his family) 411
36th meeting  
  Friday, 29 March 1963, at 10.35 a.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 51 (Exemption from personal services and contributions) 416
    Proposal to replace articles 56 to 67 by a single article 417
37th meeting  
  Friday, 29 March 1963, at 3.5 p.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Proposal to replace articles 56 to 67 by a single article (continued) 418
    Article 56 (Special provisions applicable to career consular officials who carry on a private gainful occupation) 422
38th meeting  
  Monday, 1 April 1963, at 10.5 a.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 56 (Special provisions applicable to career consular officials who carry on a private gainful occupation) (continued) 424
39th meeting  
  Monday, 1 April 1963, at 3.20 p.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 56 (Special provisions applicable to career consular officials who carry on a private gainful occupation) (continued) 430
    Article 57 (Regime applicable to honorary consular officials) 430
40th meeting  
  Tuesday, 2 April 1963, at 10.20 a.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 57 (Regime applicable to honorary consular officials) (continued) 433
41st meeting  
  Tuesday, 2 April 1963, at 3.40 p.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 57 (Regime applicable to honorary consular officials) (continued) 439
    Article 58 (Inviolability of the consular premises) 442
    Article 59 (Exemption from taxation of consular premises) 443
42nd meeting  
  Wednesday, 3 April 1963, at 10.10 a.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 60 (Inviolability of consular archives and documents) 444
    Article 61 (Special protection) 444
    Article 62 (Exemption from obligations in the matter of registration of aliens and residence permits) 445
    Article 63 (Exemption from taxation) 445
    Article 64 (Exemption from personal services and contributions) 448
    Article 65 (Obligations of third States) 449
    Article 66 (Respect for the laws and regulations of the receiving State) 449
    Article 67 (Optional character of the institution of honorary consular officials) 450
43rd meeting  
  Wednesday, 3 April 1963, at 3.15 p.m.  
  Tribute to the memory of Mr. Quinim Pholsena, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Laos 451
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 57 (Regime applicable to honorary consular officials) (resumed from the 41st meeting) 452
    Article 69 (Members of the consulate, members of their families and members of the private staff who are nationals of the receiving State) 452
44th meeting  
  Thursday, 4 April 1963, at 10.15 a.m.  
  Consideration of the draft articles on consular relations adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirteenth session (continued)  
    Article 69 (Members of the consulate, members of their families and members of the private staff who are nationals of the receiving State) (continued) 455
    Proposed new article (Members of the consulate, members of their families and members of the
private staff who carry on a private gainful occupation)
458
  Completion of the Committee's work 460
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  * These articles refer to honorary consular officers and consular posts headed by such officials.  
         
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