- a written recognition of a consul by the government of the state in which he or she is stationed giving authorization to exercise appropriate powers.
- an authorization granted by a secular ruler for the publication of papal bulls or other ecclesiastical enactments to give them binding force.
Origin of exequatur
Examples from the Web for exequatur
Historical Examples of exequatur
And the exequatur can be withdrawn for personal reasons at any moment.International Law. A Treatise. Volume I (of 2)
Lassa Francis Oppenheim
I went there to see him and ascertain, if I could, why my exequatur was withheld.
I did this, with the result that the obstacle was removed and the exequatur issued.
I have here my government's exequatur confirming you as Terrestrial consul-general to Yill.The Yillian Way
John Keith Laumer
This exequatur, called in Turkey a barat, may be revoked at any time at the discretion of the government where he resides.
- an official authorization issued by a host country to a consular agent, permitting him to perform his official duties
- an act by which the civil governments of certain nations permit the laws of the Roman Catholic Church to take effect in their territories