Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 44 Part 3.djvu/958

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2388 .TREATY—ESTHONIA. DECEMBER 23, 1925. provided the laws of the place wherethe estate is administered so permit. — ,,,’§,‘g‘,§‘,§’,§§§{,,°,§,°§§’“g',§ . Whenever a consular oiicer accepts the oiiice of administrator of ¤¤¤¤¢¤- the estate of a deceased countryman he subjects himself as such to the jurisdiction of the tribunal or other agency making the appoint- ment for allnecessary purposes to the same extent as a national of the country where he was appointed. ARTICLE XXIV. sioxdebililiaiintdxdtloiilciiliaz A consular oiiicer of either High Contracting Party may in behalf ’°“"’°°‘ °°““°'Ym°°· of his non-resident countrymen receipt for their distributive shares derived from estates in rocess of probate or accruing imder the provisions of so-called Wi>)rkmen’s Compensation Laws or other like statutes provided he remit any funds so received through the appro- priate ggencies of his Government to the proper distributees, and gpovid further that he furnish to the authority or agency mal¤ng `stribution through him reasonable evidence of such remission. ARTICLE XXV. , C°§’f"§“" *”¥’°°“°,$· A consular oilicer of either Hi Contracting Party shall have §1r;&§rwGSS§isggi¤i the right to inspect within the pog of the other High Contracting ‘ Party within his consular district, the private vessels of any flag destined or about to clear for ports of »t e country appointing him in order to observe the sanitary conditions and measures taken on board such vessels, and to be enabled thereby to execute intelligently bills of health and other documents required by the laws of his country, and to inform his Government concerning the extent to which its sanitary regulations have been observed at ports of depar- ture by vessels destined to its ports, with a view to facilitating entry of suc vessels therein. ARTICLE XXVI. srlgtiiagiz §°¤iu°giiiY Each of the High Contracting Parties agrees to permit the entry §§j‘g{' p'°°°"’ °‘°°°‘ free of all duty of all furniture equipment and suptplies intended for oilicial use in the consular oilices o the other, an to extend to such consular omcers of the other and their families and suites as are its nationals, the privilege of entry free of duty of their baggage and all other personal property, accompargying the oiiicer to his post; provided, nevertheless, that no arti e, the importation of which is prohibited by the law of either of the High Contracting Partiesgnay be brou%t into its territories. Personal property im- ported y consular o cers, their families or suites during the en- cumbanoy of the oiiicers in office shall be accorded the customs privi- leges an exemptions accorded toconsular oilicers of the most favored nation. ~ I . L‘“¥“°“°“· “ °°‘”“’ It is understood however that the rivileges of this article shall in nvete occu tion. 7 1 V P N not be extended to consular oiiicers wli)o are_engaged in any priyate .> occupation for gain in the countries to which they are accredited, save with respect to governmental supplies. ARTICLE XXVII. ..§.2§Z$$§a§{,°m°` All proceedings relative to the salvage of vessels of either Contracting Paréy wrecked upon the coasts of the other shall directed by the nsular Officer of the country to which the vessel belongs and within whose district the wreck may have occurred. Pending the arrival of such oiiicer, who shall be immediately m-