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Appearance by consuls 1
Surrogate's Court Procedure Act (SCP) CHAPTER 59-A, ARTICLE 11
§ 1120. Appearance by consuls

1. In any action or proceeding brought by or against a public
administrator in which a non-domiciliary noncitizen is a necessary or
proper party the consular representative of the country of which the
noncitizen is a citizen or subject may appear in person or by attorney
in behalf of the noncitizen if the latter shall default in appearance.

2. No power of attorney or other specific authority from the
noncitizen shall be required as a condition to such appearance.

3. Service upon a noncitizen pursuant to 307, subdivision 3, paragraph
(e) may be made without prior service of process personally or otherwise
upon the noncitizen.

4. The interests of noncitizen persons under disability shall,
however, be represented in all such proceedings by their guardians of
the property, committee of the property or conservators of the property,
or by guardians ad litem appointed by the court.