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The Diplomatic Immunities (Commonwealth Countries Representatives) Act, 1957

( ACT NO. XXIX OF 1957 )

2. In this Act unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context,-
(a) “chief representative” means a person whether known by the title of High Commissioner or by any other title, who for the time being is recognised by the Government of Bangladesh as the chief representative in Bangladesh of a Commonwealth Country for the purposes of this Act;
(b) “envoy” means the envoy of a foreign sovereign power duly accredited in Bangladesh;
(c) “member of the family” of a person means his wife and his unmarried children below the age of twenty one, when resident with him;
(d) “prescribed” means prescribed by rules made under this Act;
(e) “staff” of a chief representative includes every person employed by the chief representative but not servants employed by a member of the staff;
(f) “the official staff” of a chief representative means officials employed in a representative capacity directly under the orders of the chief representative.

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