[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - (consulate)
61sundowner at gmail.com
Fri Oct 26 02:26:48 UTC 2018
In OSM I would expect the term government not to be a foreign government
but a resident one.
So I would use a different term, office=diplomatic for example.
On 26/10/18 12:26, Allan Mustard wrote:
> Embassies and consulates are definitely government facilities/offices.
> Under the legal doctrine of extraterritoriality, the embassy or
> consulate is considered to be located in the sending country for
> purposes of legal jurisdiction. Extraterritoriality is virtually
> unlimited in the case of an embassy; it is more limited in the case of
> a consulate but still exists. Thus office=government,
> government=[diplomatic, consular}, diplomatic=[embassy,
> high_commission, nunciature, legation, interests_section,
> branch_embassy, liaison_office] might be what we are looking for.
> On 10/25/2018 2:24 PM, Colin Smale wrote:
>> On 2018-10-25 06:42, Graeme Fitzpatrick wrote:
>>> On Thu, 25 Oct 2018 at 11:41, Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com
>>> <mailto:61sundowner at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>> Err no.
>>> The 'government' is not 'foreign' but of federal/state/local
>>> jurisdiction to that place.
>>> Yes, but that patch of ground is owned by the "Australian" govt -
>>> it's just that it's located in the US or where-ever!
>> For the avoidance of doubt, it is owned by the "Australian govt" in
>> the same sense that I own my house (but it may also be rented or
>> leased). It is not outside of the host country's jurisdiction, if
>> that's what you were implying by "owned".
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