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The International Cocoa Organization (Immunities and Privileges) Order 1975

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17.  Except in so far as in any particular case any privilege or immunity is waived by the Executive Director of the Organization, an expert (other than an officer of the Organization) serving on any committee of the Organization or employed on missions on its behalf shall, so far as is necessary for the carrying out of his functions, including during journeys made in carrying out his functions and in the course of such missions, enjoy:—

(a)immunity from suit and legal process in respect of things done or omitted to be done by him in exercise of his functions, except in the case of a motor traffic offence committed by him or in the case of damage caused by a motor vehicle belonging to or driven by him;

(b)while he is employed by the Organization, the like inviolability for all his official papers and documents as is accorded to a diplomatic agent;

(c)unless he is a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies or a permanent resident of the United Kingdom, while carrying out his functions and during journeys made in carrying out his functions and in the course of such missions, the like exemptions and privileges in respect of his personal baggage as, in accordance with Article 36 of the 1961 Convention Articles , are accorded to a diplomatic agent.

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