Consular Law and Practice
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Consular Law and Practice by Luke T. Lee
Book DescriptionFirst published in 1961, Consular Law and Practice is a classic work of great interest and practical use to diplomats, consuls, and international lawyers. When persons are out of their home country, consuls are their link with home and a source of assistance. The roles of consuls are many and varied. Consuls promote commerce between the home country and the host country and assist businesspeople in making contacts and in completing commercial transactions. Consuls also handle problems that arise for seafarers and merchant shipping vessels of the home country when they are in port in the host country. When a home country citizen dies while in the host country, consuls may facilitate burial or shipment of the remains home, or deal with the person's estate. Consuls assist individuals arrested on a criminal charge in the host state by visiting them in jail, advising them about the legal system of the host state, and helping to find them a lawyer. If the person is convicted, consuls visit them in prison and may help to secure a transfer to a prison in the home country.This fully updated third edition explains consular privileges and immunities and how consular functions are handled in time of peace and war, when the receiving state experiences civil war, or when the sending and receiving states break off diplomatic or consular relations. It provides valuable background by describing how consular law developed historically and how it became solidified in 1963 in the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations. It explores the many bilateral consular treaties which supplement the Vienna Convention, examines the traditional and changing role of consuls, explains diplomatic privileges and immunities, and discusses the function of consuls as ambassadors in cultural and scientific exchange.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780198298519
Classification: Public international law
Format: Hardback (241mm x 162mm x 43mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 3-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Luke T. Lee
Dr. Luke T. Lee, J.D., Ph.D. is an international consultant on consular law and human rights. He has worked for the U.S. State Department and is a Member of rthe UN Group of Governmental Experts on International Co-operation to Avert New Flows of Refugees and a consultant for the WHO, UNESCO, and UNFPA/UNDP. John Quigley is President's Club Professor in Law at the Ohio State University.
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