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Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 61 Part 1.djvu/784

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PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 482-AUG. 4, 1947 Postal service. Applicability of federal, state, and local law. SECTION 6 In the event that the United Nations should propose to organize its own postal service, the conditions under which such service shall be set up shall be the subject of a supplemental agreement. ARTICLE III-LAW AND AUTHORITY IN THE HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT SECTION 7 (a) The headquarters district shall be under the control and authority of the United Nations as provided in this agreement. (b) Except as otherwise provided in this agreement or in the Gen- eral Convention, the federal, state and local law of the United States shall apply within the headquarters district. (c) Except as otherwise provided in this agreement or in the General Convention, the federal, state and local courts of the United States shall have jurisdiction over acts done and transactions taking place in the headquarters district as provided in applicable federal, state and local laws. (d) The federal, state and local courts of the United States, when dealing with cases arising out of or relating to acts done or transac- tions taking place in the headquarters district, shall take into account the regulations enacted by the United Nations under Section 8. SECTION 8 Regulations. The United Nations shall have the power to make regulations, operative within the headquarters district, for the purpose of estab- lishing therein conditions in all respects necessary for the full execution of its functions. No federal, state or local law or regulation of the United States which is inconsistent with a regulation of the United Nations authorized by this section shall, to the extent of such Settlement of dis- inconsistency, be applicable within the headquarters district. Any dispute, between the United Nations and the United States, as to whether a regulation of the United Nations is authorized by this sec- tion or as to whether a federal, state or local law or regulation is inconsistent with any regulation of the United Nations authorized by PotP. 7M . this section, shall be promptly settled as provided in Section 21. Pending such settlement, the regulation of the United Nations shall apply and the federal, state or local law or regulation shall be inap- plicable in the headquarters district to the extent that the United Nations claims it to be inconsistent with the regulation of the United Fire protection. Nations. This section shall not prevent the reasonable application of fire protection regulations of the appropriate American authorities. Inviolability of dis- trict. Service of legal proc- ess. Refuge for persons avoiding arrest, etc., restriction. Poa, p. 761 . SECTION 9 (a) The headquarters district shall be inviolable. Federal, state or local officers or officials of the United States, whether administra- tive, judicial, military or police, shall not enter the headquarters district to perform any official duties therein except with the consent of and under conditions agreed to by the Secretary-General. The service of legal process, including the seizure of private property, may take place within the headquarters district only with the consent of and under conditions approved by the Secretary-General (b) Without prejudice to the provisions of the General Convention or Article IV of this agreement, the United Nations shall prevent the headquarters district from becoming a refuge either for persons who are avoiding arrest under the federal, state, or local law of the United 760 [61 STAT.