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Consular Fees Act 1980

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Consular Fees Act 1980

1980 CHAPTER 23

An Act to re-enact with amendments so much of the Consular Salaries and Fees Act 1891 as relates to consular fees together with certain enactments amending that Act.

[1st May 1980]

Be it enactedby the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—

1Fees for doing consular and similar acts.

(1)Her Majesty may, by Order in Council, prescribe the fees to be levied by persons authorised by the Secretary of State to exercise consular functions, or functions in the United Kingdom which correspond with consular functions, for doing anything in the exercise of such functions.

(2)" Consular functions " means any of the functions described in Article 5 of the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations set out in Schedule 1 to the Consular Relations Act 1968 but subsection (1) above applies in relation to persons who are not as well as in relation to persons who are consular officers.

(3)All fees prescribed under subsection (1) above shall be levied, accounted for and applied, and may be remitted, in accordance with regulations made by the Secretary of State by statutory instrument with the approval of the Treasury.

(4)Copies of or extracts from the table of fees so prescribed shall be exhibited in every office where such fees are levied.

(5)The following enactments (which are replaced by the foregoing provisions of this section) are hereby repealed, namely—

(a)the Consular Salaries and Fees Act 1891;

(b)section 8 of the Fees (Increase) Act 1923; and

(c)section 13(4) of the Consular Relations Act 1968; and in section 20 of the Foreign Marriage Act 1892 and section 1(4) of the Marriage with Foreigners Act 1906 (which make consular fees chargeable for things done under those Acts) for the words " Consular Salaries and Fees Act 1891 " there shall be substituted the words

Consular Fees Act 1980.

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