[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - (consulate)
allan at mustard.net
Fri Oct 26 03:14:02 UTC 2018
My official email address ends in .gov :-). And diplomats are by definition government employees.
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> On Oct 26, 2018, at 7:26 AM, Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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> 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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