1. In this Regulation, unless the context indicates otherwise,
“consular employee” means a person employed in the administrative or technical service of a consular post;
“consular officer” means any person, including the head of a consular post, entrusted in that capacity with the exercise of consular functions, but does not include an honorary consular officer;
“consular post” means any consulate-general, consulate, vice-consulate or consular agency;
“diplomatic agent” means the head of a diplomatic mission or a member of the diplomatic staff of the mission;
“head of a diplomatic mission” means the person charged by the sending State with the duty of acting in that capacity;
“member of the administrative and technical staff” means a member of the staff of a diplomatic mission employed in the administrative and technical service of the diplomatic mission;
“member of the diplomatic staff” means a member of the staff of a diplomatic mission having diplomatic rank;
“office employee” means a person employed in the administrative or technical service of an office of a political division of a foreign State;
“permanent resident” means a person lawfully admitted to Canada for permanent residence in accordance the applicable provisions of the laws of Canada concerning immigration;
“political division of a foreign State” means a province, State or similar division of a foreign State;
“representative” means a person appointed by a political division of a foreign State to exercise a function substantially comparable to that of a consular officer within the office of that division.
O.C. 1466-98, s. 1; O.C. 1249-2005, s. 2.