consular agent

An officer whose functions are similar to those of a consul, but whose authority is more limited.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • consular agent — n. an official serving as a consul at a place of little commercial importance …   English World dictionary

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  • consular marriage — A marriage solemnized in a foreign country by a consul or diplomatic agent of the U.S. and held to be valid in some jurisdictions …   Black's law dictionary

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  • vice-commercial agent — In the consular service of the United States, this was formerly the title of a consular officer who was substituted temporarily to fill the place of a commercial agent when the latter was absent or relieved from duty. See commercial agent …   Black's law dictionary

  • vice-commercial agent — A person substituted temporarily for a commercial agent of the consular service. United States v Eaton, 169 US 331, 42 L Ed 767, 18 S Ct 374 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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