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The Consular Conventions (Kingdom of Norway) Order in Council 1951

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1951 No. 1165




The Consular Conventions (Kingdom of Norway) Order in Council, 1951


29th June 1951

Laid before Parliament

29th June 1951

Coming into Operation

30th August 1951

At the Court at Windsor, the 29th day of June, 1951


The King's Most Excellent Majesty in Council

Whereas by Section 6(1) of the Consular Conventions Act, 1949 (hereinafter referred to as the Act) it is enacted that His Majesty may by Order in Council direct that Sections one and two or Section four of the Act (which provide for the exercise by consular officers of certain powers in relation to the property of deceased persons, and for the restriction of the powers of entry in relation to consular offices) shall apply to any foreign State specified in the Order, being a State with which a Consular Convention providing for matters for which provision is made by those Sections has been concluded by His Majesty;

And Whereas a Consular Convention(1) (hereinafter referred to as the Convention) between His Majesty in respect of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and His Majesty the King of Norway was signed at Oslo on the 22nd day of February, 1951, which provides for matters for which provision is made in the said Sections one and two and Section four, and which takes effect on the thirtieth day after the date of exchange of instruments of ratification;

And Whereas His Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom desire to ratify the Convention:

Now, therefore, His Majesty, by virtue and in exercise of the powers in this behalf conferred on Him by the Act or otherwise in His Majesty vested, is pleased, by and with the advice of His Privy Council, to order, and it is hereby ordered, as follows:—


Cmd. 8249.

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