Permanent representatives of the members of the Council of Europe shall enjoy the privileges, immunities and facilities normally enjoyed by diplomatic envoys of the same rank when carrying out their duties and travel to and from the place of the meeting. 3. The privileges and immunities referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2 of this Article shall not be accorded to the Registrar and to a Deputy Registrar for the personal good of the persons, but to facilitate the performance of their duties. The waiver of the immunity of its Registrar and of a Deputy Registrar shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Full Court; Not only does it have the right, but it is also obliged to waive that immunity in all cases if it considers that the immunity impedes the judicial process and if it can be waived without prejudice to the purpose for which the immunity is granted. 3. 1. References in this Regulation to the international conventions referred to in Section 2 shall be references to them, as amended from time to time, but only if the amendment has been ratified by the United Kingdom or is of other application in united Kingdom law. This Agreement shall not be construed as limiting or severing any of the obligations that the Parties have taken under the Convention or its Protocols. 1.

The international conventions referred to in Section 1 shall be – 4. The Secretary General of the Council of Europe shall be empowered, with the agreement of the President of the Court, to waive the immunity of other staff of the Registry, in accordance with Article 19 of the General Convention and in accordance with the considerations referred to in paragraph 3. In addition to the privileges and immunities referred to in article 18 of the General Convention, the privileges and immunities accorded to diplomatic envoys in accordance with international law are accorded to judges, in respect of themselves, their spouses and minor children. d. with regard to exchange opportunities, the same privileges shall be accorded to officials of comparable rank who are part of the diplomatic missions of the Government concerned; Privileges, immunities and facilities shall not be granted to the representatives of the members for the personal benefit of the persons concerned, but to ensure the independent exercise of their functions related to the Council of Europe. Therefore, a member has not only the right, but also the obligation, to waive the immunity of its representative in all cases where, in the opinion of the member, immunity would impede the judicial process and may be waived without prejudice to the purpose for which immunity is granted. European Court of Human Rights – Privileges and immunities. . 2. Article 3 of this Protocol and Article 18 of the General Agreement shall apply to an Alternate Registrar of the Court of Justice. .