Definition of EXEQUATUR


EXEQUATUR

internat. law. A declaration made by the executive of a
government near to which a consul has been nominated and appointed , after
such nomination and appointment has been notified, addressed to the people,
in which is recited the appointment of the foreign state, and that the
executive having approved of the consul as such, commands all the citizens
to receive, countenance, and, as there may be occasion, favorably assist
the consul in the exercise of his place, giving and allowing him all the
privileges, immunities, and advantages, thereto belonging. 3 Chit. Com.
Law, 56, 3 Maule & Selw. 290, 5 Pardes. 1445.


Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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