Regarding Diplomatic Missions
Daistallia 2104 recognises that diplomatic relations and the exchange of diplomatic missions, takes place by mutual consent. Furthermore, certain traditional niceties are common to international relations. Pursuant to this, the government of Daistallia 2104 expects diplomatic missions to abide by the following rules, and recognises and respects the following rights and privileges of diplomatic missions. In exchange, Daistallia expect reciprocity.
Restrictions on Diplomatic missions:
All diplomatic missions to Daistallia 2104 shall abide by these regulations. Likewise, Daistallia 2104's diplomatic missions shall also abide by these regulations.
1 Diplomatic missions shell represent the sending state, protect it's interests and that of it's the nationals, negotiate with receiving state, ascertain and report on conditions and developments in the receiving state, and promote friendly relations between the states, by lawful means.
2 Daistallia 2104 may at any time and without explaination, declare any member of the diplomatic staff of a mission persona non grata. The sending state shall either recall the person concerned or terminate his functions.
3 The Ministry of External and Foreign Affairs shall be notified of the appointment, arrival, departure and/or termination of members of the mission.
4 In the absence of specific agreement, Daistallia 2104 shall limit the size and security detachment of a mission. Missions from nations with populations less than 100 million will be limited to 25 persons. Missions from nations with populations between 100 million and 500 million will be limited to 50 persons. Missions from nations with populations between 500 million and 1 billion will be limited to 100 persons. Missions from nations with populations between 1 billion and 5 billion will be limited to 200 persons. And missions from nations with populations between 5 billion and 10 billion will be limited to 300 persons. This includes consular staff.
5 The sending state may not, without the prior express consent, establish offices in locations other than those in which the mission itself is established.
6 The head of the mission shall take up his functions only after presenting credentials.
7 All diplomatic bags shall bear visible external marks of their character shall not be opened or detained. Diplomatic bags shall contain only diplomatic documents or articles intended for official use.
8 It is the duty of all persons enjoying diplomatic privileges and immunities to respect the laws and regulations of Daistallia 2104. They also have a duty not to interfere in the internal affairs of Daistallia 2104.
9 All official business with Daistallia 2104 entrusted to the mission by the sender shall be conducted with or through the Ministry of External and Foreign Affairs.
10 The premises of the mission must not be used in any manner incompatible with the functions of the mission. Diplomatic agents shall not in the receiver practise for personal profit any professional or commercial activity.
Rights and Privilages of Diplomatic Missions:
Daistallia 2104 expects all nations to which it sends diplomatic missions to respect the following traditional rights and privilages for diplomatic missions and agents. Daist allia 2104 extends these rights and priilages freely to all diplomatic missions and agents.
1 The mission and its head shall have the right to use the flag and emblem of the sending state on the premises of the mission, including the residence of the head of the mission, and on his means of transport.
2 Daistallia 2104 shall facilitate the acquisition on its territory, in accordance with its laws, by the sending state of premises necessary for its mission, or shall assist in obtaining accommodation in some other way. Likewise, nations receiving Daistallia 2104's missions shall facilitate the acquisition on suitable premises necessary for the mission.
3 The mission shall be exempt from all dues and taxes in respect of the premises of the mission, other than such as represent payment for specific services rendered.
4 The premises of the mission are sovereign territory. The furnishings and other property thereon and the means of transport of the mission, and the archives and documents of the mission shall be inviolable. No agent of Daistallia 2104 or the receiving state shall enter, search, requisition, or attach them, except with the consent of the head of the mission.
5 Daistallia 2104 has a duty to to protect the premises of the mission against any intrusion or damage, and to prevent any disturbance of the peace of the mission or impairment of its dignity. Receiving states shall extend the same protections.
6 Subject to its laws and regulations concerning zones entry into which is prohibited or regulated for reasons of national security, Daistallia 2104 shall ensure to all members of the mission freedom of movement and travel in its territory. Receiving states shall do likewise.
7 Daistallia 2104 shall permit and protect free communication on the part of the mission for all official purposes relating to the mission and its functions. Such official correspondence shall be inviolable. Receiving states shall do likewise.
8 Documented diplomatic couriers shall be protected in the performance of their functions. They shall enjoy personal inviolability and shall not be liable to any form of arrest or detention. Furthermore, the personal baggage of a diplomatic agent shall be exempt from inspection, unless there are serious grounds for presuming that it contains articles the import or export of which is prohibited by the law or controlled by the quarantine regulations of the receiving state. Said baggage may only be inspected in the presence of the diplomatic agent or of his authorized representative.
9 The person, residence, papers, correspondence, and property of a diplomatic agent shall be inviolable. He shall not be liable to any form of arrest or detention. Daistallia 2104 shall treat diplomatic agents with due respect and shall take all appropriate steps to prevent any attack on their person, freedom or dignity.
10 A diplomatic agent shall enjoy immunity from the criminal jurisdiction of the receiving state, and is not obliged to give evidence as a witness. The immunity from jurisdiction of diplomatic agents and of persons enjoying immunity may be waived by the sender, but such waivers must always be express.