The European Organization for Astronomical Research in the Southern Hemisphere (Immunities and Privileges) Order 2009

PART 1General

1.  This Order may be cited as the European Organization for Astronomical Research in the Southern Hemisphere (Immunities and Privileges) Order 2009. It shall come into force on the day after the day on which it is made.

2.  In this Order—

(a)“the Organization” means the European Organization for Astronomical Research in the Southern Hemisphere;

(b)“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(1);

(c)“the Convention” means the Convention establishing a European Organization for Astronomical Research in the Southern Hemisphere done at Paris on 5 October 1962(2);

(d)“the Protocol” means the Multilateral Protocol on the Privileges and Immunities of the European Organization for Astronomical Research in the Southern Hemisphere done at Paris on 12 July 1974(3).

3.  In this Order, the official purposes of the Organization shall mean the official activities of the Organization as defined in the Convention, including its administrative activities.

(2)

Cm. 5767.

(3)

United Nations, Treaty Series, vol 1001, No 14697.