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13011 Macedonia - Agreement Concerning the Reciprocal Employment of Dependents of Official Government Employees


   
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TREATIES AND OTHER INTERNATIONAL ACTS SERIES 13011

 

 

EMPLOYMENT

 

 


Agreement Between the
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
and MACEDONIA

 

Effected by Exchange of Notes
Dated at Washington December 10, 1998

with

Annex

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOTE BY THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE

Pursuant to Public Law 89—497, approved July 8, 1966
(80 Stat. 271; 1 U.S.C. 113)—

“. . .the Treaties and Other International Acts Series issued
under the authority of the Secretary of State shall be competent
evidence . . . of the treaties, international agreements other than
treaties, and proclamations by the President of such treaties and
international agreements other than treaties, as the case may be,
therein contained, in all the courts of law and equity and of maritime
jurisdiction, and in all the tribunals and public offices of the
United States, and of the several States, without any further proof
or authentication thereof.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MACEDONIA

Employment


Agreement effected by exchange of notes
Dated at Washington December 10, 1998;
Entered into force December 10, 1998.
With annex.

 

The Department of State proposes to the Embassy of
the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia that, on a
reciprocal basis, eligible family members of official
employees of the Government of the United States assigned
to official duty in the Former Yugoslav Republic of
Macedonia and eligible family members of official
employees of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
assigned to official duty in the United States, be
permitted to be employed in the receiving state.
The terms of this agreement are contained in an
Annex enclosed with this note. In the Annex, the "First
State" refers to the Government of the United States of
America and the "Second State" refers to the Former
Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.
If the foregoing proposal is acceptable to the
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, this note,
including the Annex and the Embassy's note in reply
concurring therein shall constitute an agreement between
the Government of the United States and the Former
Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, which shall enter into
force on the date of the Embassy's reply and shall remain
in force until ninety days after the date of the written
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notification from either government to the other of the
intention to terminate.
Enclosure:
As stated.
Department of State,
Washington, December 10, 1998.
For the purposes of this agreement,
"Dependents" shall mean:
Spouses;
Unmarried dependent children under 21 years of age;
Unmarried dependent children under 23 years of age
who are in full-time attendance as students at a
post- secondary educational institution; and
Unmarried children who are physically or mentally
disabled.
For the purposes of this agreement, official
employees shall mean diplomatic agents, consular
officers, and members of support staffs, assigned to
diplomatic missions, consular offices, and missions to
international organizations.
In the case of dependents who seek employment in the
First State, an official request must be made by the
Embassy of the Second State in Washington to the Office
of Protocol in the Department of State. After the
processing of the official request, the Embassy of the
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Second State will be informed that the dependent may
accept employment.
In the case of dependents who seek employment in the
Second State, the request shall be made by the First
State Embassy in Skopje to the Second State's Ministry of
Foreign Affairs. After the processing of the official
request, the First State Embassy will be informed that
the dependent may accept employment.
The First State Government and the Government of the
Second State wish to confirm their understanding that
dependents who obtain employment under this agreement and
who have immunity from the jurisdiction of the receiving
state in accordance with the Vienna Convention on
Diplomatic Relations or the Convention on the Privileges
and Immunities of the United Nations, or any other
applicable international agreement, have no immunity from
civil or administrative jurisdiction with respect to
matters arising out of such employment. Such dependents
are also responsible for payment of income and social
security taxes on any remuneration received as a result
of employment in the receiving state. Dependents
continue to enjoy all other privileges and immunities to
which they are entitled.
EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA
WASHINGTON, D.C.
Note No. 080/98
The Embassy of the Republic of Macedonia presents its compliments to the Department
of State of the United States, and has the honor to confirm the receipt of the note of the
Department of State of the United States and its enclosed Annex, dated 12.10.98, proposing that
on a reciprocal basis, eligible family members of official employees of the Government of the
United States assigned to official duty in the Republic of Macedonia and eligible family
members of official employees of the Republic of Macedonia assigned to official duty in the
United States, be permitted to be employed in the receiving state.
The Embassy of the Republic of Macedonia has the honor to inform the Department of
State of the United States that the Government of the Republic of Macedonia accepts the
provisions of the note and its Annex, and that the note and this reply note shall constitute an
agreement between the Government of the Republic of Macedonia and the Government of the
United States, which shall enter into force on the date of this reply note.
The Embassy of the Republic of Macedonia avails itself of this opportunity to renew to
the Department of State of the United States the assurance of its highest consideration.
WASHINGTON, D.C. 10 DECEMBER, 1998
Department of State
of the United States
Washington, D.C.
3050 K Street N.W. Suite 210 Washington, D.C. 20007 Tel: (202) 337-3063 Fax: (202) 337-3093



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