262. Status of diplomatic premises if relations broken off or mission recalled.

262.     Status of diplomatic premises if relations broken off or mission recalled.

If diplomatic relations are broken off between two states, or if a mission is permanently or temporarily recalled, the following provisions apply1. The United Kingdom must, even in case of armed conflict, respect and protect the premises of the mission, together with its property and archives2. The sending state may entrust the custody of the premises of the mission, together with its property and archives, to a third state acceptable to the United Kingdom3. The sending state may also entrust the