Search Legislation

The International Organisations (Immunities and Privileges of the Commission for Technical Co-operation in Africa South of the Sahara) Order 1955

What Version

 Help about what version
  • Latest available (Revised)
  • Original (As made)

Opening Options

 Help about opening options

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally made). This item of legislation is currently only available in its original format. The electronic version of this UK Statutory Instrument has been contributed by Westlaw and is taken from the printed publication. Read more

Statutory Instruments

1955 No. 1208

DIPLOMATIC AND INTERNATIONAL IMMUNITIES AND PRIVILEGES

The International Organisations (Immunities and Privileges of the Commission for Technical Co-Operation in Africa South of the Sahara) Order, 1955

Made

29th July 1955

Coming into Operation

On a date to be notified in the London Gazette

At the Court at Goodwood House, the 29th day of July, 1955

Present,

The Queen's Most Excellent Majesty in Council

Whereas by Section 1 of the International Organisations (Immunities and Privileges) Act, 1950, (hereinafter referred to as the Act) it is enacted:

That the provisions of this Section shall apply to any organisation declared by Order in Council to be an organisation of which the United Kingdom (or Her Majesty's Government therein) and one or more foreign sovereign Powers (or the Government or Governments thereof) are members;

That Her Majesty may, by Order in Council, provide that any organisation to which this Section applies shall, to such extent as may be specified in the Order, have the immunities and privileges set out in Part 1 of the Schedule to the Act, and shall also have the legal capacities of a body corporate;

And Whereas Article VI of the Agreement for the Establishment of the Commission for Technical Co-operation in Africa South of the Sahara (hereinafter referred to as the Agreement), which was signed at London on the eighteenth day of January, 1954, provides for the granting to the Commission of such legal capacity as may be necessary for the exercise of its functions and the fulfilment of its purposes;

And Whereas Her Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom have ratified the Agreement;

And Whereas a draft of this Order has been laid before Parliament in accordance with Section 6 of the Act and an Address has been presented to Her Majesty by each House of Parliament praying that an Order may be made in the terms of the said draft;

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

1.  The Commission for Technical Co-operation in Africa South of the Sahara (hereinafter referred to as the Commission) is an organisation of which Her Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom and the Governments of foreign sovereign Powers are members.

2.  The Commission shall have the legal capacities of a body corporate.

3.  This Order may be cited as the International Organisations (Immunities and Privileges of the Commission for Technical Co-operation in Africa South of the Sahara) Order, 1955. It shall come into operation on the date when the Agreement enters into force for the United Kingdom. This date shall be notified in the London Gazette. And the Right Honourable Harold Macmillan, Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, is to give the necessary directions herein.

W. G. Agnew

EXPLANATORY NOTE

This Order confers on the Commission for Technical Co-operation in Africa South of the Sahara the legal capacities of a body corporate, the grant of which is required by Article VI of the Agreement for the Establishment of the Commission for Technical Co-operation in Africa South of the Sahara (Cmd. 9066).

The Order will not come into operation until the Agreement enters into force with respect to the United Kingdom. This date will, under the provisions of the Order, be notified in the London Gazette.

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enactedversion that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources