||Title:||THE ORGANIZATION FOR THE NETWORK OF AQUACULTURE CENTRES IN ASIA AND THE PACIFIC NOTIFICATION||Gazette Number:||81 of 1999|
|Paragraph:||9||Heading:||Immunity of representatives||Version Date:||01/07/1997|
Adaptation amendments retroactively made - see 81 of 1999 s. 3
(1) Except in so far as in any particular case any privilege or immunity is waived by the Government whom he represents a representative of a member to the Governing Council, the Technical Advisory Committee or to any conference, meeting or other organ of the Organization shall enjoy-
(2) Where the incidence of any form of taxation depends upon residence, a representative shall not be deemed to be resident in Hong Kong during any period when he is present in Hong Kong for the discharge of his duties.
(a) while exercising his function as such and during his journeys to and from the place of meeting, immunity from personal arrest or detention and from seizure of his personal baggage and inviolability for all papers and documents;
(b) immunity from legal process of every kind in respect of words spoken or written and things done or omitted to be done by him in his capacity as a representative.
(3) In this paragraph, "representative" (代表) shall include, in addition to a representative to whom subparagraph (1) applies, the following members of his official staff-
and Part IV of the First Schedule to the Ordinance shall not operate so as to confer privileges or immunities on the staffs of a representative other than on those persons falling within the above-mentioned descriptions.
(a) alternate representatives,
(c) technical experts,
(d) secretaries of Delegations,
(4) This paragraph shall not confer any immunity or privilege on any person as the representative of the Central People's Government in Hong Kong or as a member of the staff of such representative or any person who is a Chinese national. (81 of 1999 s. 3)