288. Exemptions.

Members of the consular post1, members of their families forming part of their households and, members of the private staff2 in their sole employ, are exempt from social security provisions3. However, this does not preclude voluntary participation in the social security system of the United Kingdom, where such participation is permitted by the United Kingdom4.

Consular officers5 and employees6 and members of their families forming part of their households are exempt from all dues and taxes, apart from certain indirect taxes7. Members of the service staff8 are exempt from dues and taxes on the wages they receive for their services9.