CONSULAR FEES ACT

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

   1   Short title

   2   Interpretation

   3   Power to fix consular fees

   4   Table of fees to be exhibited

   5   Payment of fees into the Consolidated Fund

 

THE CONSULAR FEES ACT

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[Date of Commencement: 22nd June, 1964]

Act 28 of 1964.

1   Short title

   This Act may be cited as the Consular Fees Act.

2   Interpretation

   In this Act-

   "Minister" means the Minister responsible for external affairs;

   "consular officer" means a consul-general, consul, vice-consul or consular agent appointed to represent Jamaica and holding a valid exequatur or other authorisation to perform consular functions.

3   Power to fix consular fees

   (1) It shall be lawful for the Minister, by order to fix the fees to be taken in respect of any matter or thing done by a consular officer in the execution of his office, and vary such fees by way of increase or decrease, and to abolish fees, and to create new fees.

   (2) Every such order shall set out in the Schedule thereto the duties for which a consular officer shall charge a fee.

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