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high commissioner

1. the senior diplomatic representative sent by one Commonwealth country to another instead of an ambassador
2. the head of an international commission
3. the chief officer in a colony or other dependency
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The Home Office report, from October 2002, is believed to allege that several officials of the High Commission and deputy missions could be part of a larger immigration racket.
Texts caught in the political tensions between parliamentary privilege and the royal prerogative, and between civil, ecclesiastical, and common law demonstrate how Jacobean institutional sites--The Crown, the High Commission, Privy Council, and Parliament--sometimes cooperated and sometimes clashed in their efforts to censor texts like Coke's Reports or John Seldon's Book of Tithes.
The University of Leeds was the recipient of an award offered by the High Commission and the Foundation for Canadian Studies for a two year research project.
A further function of the High Commission is the quotidian business of issuing visas.
The university management will extend full cooperation to British High Commission in this regard, she assured.
Deputy High Commission of Cyprus Charalambos Kafkarides explained that congestion charges were considered by diplomats as a form of tax which they are exempt from as outlined in Article 34 of the Vienna Convention.
The British High Commission donated the construction of a playground valued at around N$10,000 on the school's premises while the crew of the ship painted the play ground structures and surrounding walls in joyful colors on 31 March, finally handing it over to the children and management of the Walvis Bay Kids Haven.
The High Commission statement stressed that the information reported in the media and in some of the websites that Ms.
Total diplomatic consignment sent to the London high commission comprised 27 bags out of which 25 contained 50,000 visa stickers.
The High Commission said that 31 sentenced prisoners under detention in Sri Lanka were found eligible for transfer to India pursuant to the bilateral agreement on the Transfer of Sentenced Prisoners between India and Sri Lanka signed in June 2010.
Islamabad : The Indian High Commission in Islamabad today granted visas for visiting India to two relatives of Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay, critically injured in a scuffle with another inmate in a Jammu jail.