S.I. No. 550/2010 - Maritime Analysis and Operations Centre - Narcotics (Designation) Order 2010.


Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in

“Iris Oifigiúil” of 12th November, 2010.

WHEREAS under section 40(1) (as amended by section 3 of the Diplomatic Relations and Immunities (Amendment) Act 2006 (No. 10 of 2006)) of the Diplomatic Relations and Immunities Act 1967 (No. 8 of 1967) the Government may by order designate an international organisation of which the State is or intends to become a member to be an organisation to which Part VIII of that Act applies;

AND WHEREAS the Maritime Analysis and Operations Centre — Narcotics is such an international organisation;

NOW the Government, in exercise of the powers conferred on them by the said section 40(1) of the Diplomatic Relations and Immunities Act 1967 (No. 8 of 1967), hereby order as follows:

1. This Order may be cited as the Maritime Analysis and Operations Centre — Narcotics (Designation) Order 2010.

2. The Maritime Analysis and Operations Centre — Narcotics is designated as an organisation to which Part VIII of the Diplomatic Relations and Immunities Act 1967 (No. 8 of 1967) applies.

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GIVEN under the Official Seal of the Government,

9 November 2010.

BRIAN COWEN,

Taoiseach.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation.)

The purpose of this Order is to give effect within the State to Article 3 of the Agreement between Ireland, the Kingdom of the Netherlands, the Kingdom of Spain, the Italian Republic, the Portuguese Republic, the French Republic, and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland establishing a Maritime Analysis and Operations Centre — Narcotics, done at Lisbon on 30 September 2007, which provides that the Maritime Analysis and Operations Centre — Narcotics shall enjoy legal personality in the territory of each of the state parties, including the capacity to contract, to acquire and to dispose of movable and immovable property.