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The International Oil Pollution Compensation Fund (Immunities and Privileges) Order 1979

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PART IGENERAL

1.  This Order may be cited as the International Oil Pollution Compensation Fund (Immunities and Privileges) Order 1979. It shall come into operation on the date on which the Headquarters Agreement between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the International Oil Pollution Compensation Fund(1) (hereinafter referred to as the Agreement) enters into force. This date shall be notified in the London, Edinburgh and Belfast Gazettes.

2.—(1) For the purposes of this Order, the official activities of the International Oil Pollution Compensation Fund (hereinafter referred to as the Fund) shall include its administrative activities and other activities undertaken pursuant to the International Convention on the Establishment of an International Fund for Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage(2) (hereinafter referred to as the Convention).

(2) In this Order “the 1961 Convention Articles” means the Articles (being certain Articles of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations signed in 1961) which are set out in Schedule 1 to the Diplomatic Privileges Act 1964.

3.  The International Oil Pollution Compensation Fund (Immunities and Privileges) Order 1975 is hereby revoked.

(1)

Cmnd. 7585.

(2)

Cmnd. 7383.

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