The Resource Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations and others v City of New York : no. 06-134

Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations and others v City of New York : no. 06-134

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Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations and others v City of New York : no. 06-134
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Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations and others v City of New York : no. 06-134
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Judgment by the Supreme Court of the United States dated 14 June 2007. The case concerned a general principle of public international law relating to the immunity of foreign diplomatic premises from some taxes in the host state. By a majority of seven judges to two, the US Supreme Court held that a lien on immovable property to secure the payment of local taxes was not within the scope of sovereign immunity. Rather, the majority considered it was a dispute over a right in immovable property (which is outside the scope of sovereign immunity). According to the editor, the dissenting opinion of the two judges seems rather more persuasive in recognising that the purpose of the lien was to enforce a tax debt. For the minority, the case was therefore a dispute over a foreign sovereign's tax liability, to which sovereign immunity applied
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In: International tax law reports. - London. - Vol. 9 (2007),
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Baker, P
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  • case law
  • conflict of law
  • diplomatic privileges
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