An ambassador, a minister or a consul accredited by a foreign government is exempt from local jurisdiction, and, even though a British subject, may claim privilege from bankruptcy law1. This privilege attaches to a bona fide member of the embassy even if he is a British subject, but not when his appointment has been obtained for the purpose of using the privilege to defeat creditors
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