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1

The following persons my not be detained or arrested, and any property or vehicle owned by these persons may not be searched or seized...

1. Diplomatic-level staff of missions to international organizations and recognized family members.

2. Diplomatic agents and recognized family members.

3. Members of administrative and technical staff of a diplomatic mission and recognized family members.

4. Career consular officers, unless the person is the subject of a felony warrant.

2

The following persons may generally be detained and arrested....

1. International organization staff; however some senior officers are entitled to the same treatment as diplomatic agents.

2. Support staff of missions to international organizations.

3. Diplomatic service staff and consular employees; however, special bilateral agreements may exclude employees of certain foreign countries.

4. Honorary consular officers.

Note: Whenever an officers arrest and incarcerates, or detains for investigation for over two hours, a person with diplomatic and consular privileges and immunities, the officer shall promptly advise the person that he/she is entitled to have his/her government notified of the arrest or detention if the individual wants his/her government notified, the officer shall begin the notification process.

3

Can the following be arrested or detained?

Diplomatic Agent, Member of Admin and Tech Staff, or Diplomatic level Staff of Missions to International Organizations?

No.

Reasonable constraints, however, may be applied in emergency circumstances involving self-defense, public safety, or in the prevention of serious criminal acts.

4

Can you enter the residence subject to ordinary procedures, of the following?

Diplomatic Agent, Member of Admin and Tech Staff, or Diplomatic level Staff of Missions to International Organizations?

No.

5

Can an officer issue the following a citation?

Diplomatic Agent, Member of Admin and Tech Staff, or Diplomatic level Staff of Missions to International Organizations?

Yes.

6

Can the following be subpoenaed as a witness?

Diplomatic Agent, Member of Admin and Tech Staff, or Diplomatic level Staff of Missions to International Organizations?

No.

7

Are the following Recognized as Family Members as it pertains to Diplomatic Immunity?

Diplomatic Agent, Member of Admin and Tech Staff, or Diplomatic level Staff of Missions to International Organizations?

Yes.

8

A Career Consul Officer cannot be subpoenaed as a witness (yes or no)

Not for official acts. Testimony may not be compelled in any case.

9

A Career Consul Officer can be prosecuted?

Not for official acts, yes otherwise.

10

Career Consul's are recognized as family members (yes or no)?

No. No immunity or inviolability.