Consular Conventions Act, 1951
- Commenced on 13 July 1951
- [This is the version of this document at 31 December 1996.]
1. Short titleThis Act may be cited as the Consular Conventions Act.
2. Powers of consular officers in relation to property in the Republic of deceased persons
3. Supplementary provisions as to section 2Notwithstanding any rule of law conferring immunity or privilege in respect of the official acts and documents of consular officers, a consular officer shall not be entitled to any immunity or privilege in respect of any act done by virtue of powers conferred on him by or under section two, or in respect of any document for the time being in his possession relating thereto.
4. Application of section 2The President may, by statutory order, direct that section two 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 that section has been concluded.[As amended by Federal Act No. 31 of 1956]
History of this document
31 December 1996 this version
13 July 1951