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Emergency Law Inventory | Full Law Text

Law Number

43 MIRC 308

Summary Title

Privileges, Exemptions, and Immunities: International Organization or Foreign Government Employee Providing Aid in Another Jurisdiction

Summary

An individual, who is an employee of an international organization or foreign government, will have the same privileges, exemptions, and immunities from being held legally responsible while working in their official capacity in the Marshall Islands as they do while working in their official capacity elsewhere.

Full Title

Privileges, exemptions, and immunities of officers, employees, and their families

Full Text

(1) Persons designated by foreign governments to serve as their representatives in or to international organizations and the officers and employees of such organizations, and members of the immediate families of such representatives, officers, and employees residing with them, other than citizens of the Republic, shall insofar as concerns laws regulating entry into and departure from the Republic, alien registration and fingerprinting, and the registration of foreign agents, be entitled to the same privileges, exemptions, and immunities as are accorded by the Government of the Marshall Islands under similar circumstances to officers and employees, respectively, of foreign governments, and members of their families. (2) Representatives of foreign governments in or to international organizations and officers and employees of such organizations shall be immune from suit and legal process relating to acts performed by them in their official capacity and falling within their functions as such representatives, officers, or employees except insofar as such immunity may be waived by the foreign government or international organization concerned.