285. Freedom of movement and communication.

285.     Freedom of movement and communication.

Members of a consular post1 are to be guaranteed freedom of movement and travel2. The United Kingdom must also protect the freedom of communication on the part of the consular post for all official purposes3. Freedom of communication includes the right to use diplomatic or consular couriers4, and diplomatic or consular bags5, and to send coded messages6. In the performance of their functions, consular couriers must be protected by the United Kingdom: they enjoy personal inviolability and are not liable to any