Protocol on the establishment of the trade representation of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics in Jamaica

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The Government of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and the Government of Jamaica have agreed as follows:

Article 1. The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics will have its Trade Representation in Jamaica.

Article 2. The Trade Representation of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics in Jamaica will perform the following functions:
(a) Promote the development of trade relations between the U.S.S.R. and Jamaica;
(b) Represent the interests of the U.S.S.R. in all matters relating to foreign trade of the U.S.S.R;
(c) Render assistance to foreign trade organisations of the U.S.S.R. in purchases, sales and other commercial transactions.

Article 3. 1. The Trade Representation of the U.S.S.R. shall form an integral part of the Embassy of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics in Jamaica.
2. The Trade Representative and his Deputies shall enjoy all the privileges and immunities which the members of foreign diplomatic missions are recognized to have under international law.
3. Administrative, technical and service staff of the Trade Representation shall enjoy all the privileges and immunities which the members of the corresponding staff category of foreign diplomatic missions are recognized to have under international law.
4. The office of the Trade Representative and the private residences of the Trade Representative and his deputies shall enjoy the privileges and immunities which the office of foreign diplomatic missions, and the residences of members of foreign diplomatic missions are recognized to have under international law.
5. The Trade Representation shall have the right to use cipher.
6. The Trade Representation shall not be subject to the rules on trade registration.

Article 4. The Government of Jamaica may, when it finds it necessary, establish in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics a representation on trade matters, as an integral part of its Embassy, the functions, legal status, privileges and immunities of which shall be analogous to those of the Trade Representation of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics in Jamaica.

Article 5. The present Protocol shall enter into force on the date of its signature.

DONE in Kingston, Jamaica, on the 19th day of December 1977, in two original copies, each in the Russian and English languages, both texts being equally authentic.

For the Government For the Government
of the Union of Soviet of Jamaica:
Socialist Republics:
A. Manzhulo P. Patterson