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Draft Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees: Australia: Proposal for a New Article

Publisher UN Conference of Plenipotentiaries on the Status of Refugees and Stateless Persons
Author UN General Assembly
Publication Date 6 July 1951
Citation / Document Symbol A/CONF.2/42
Cite as UN Conference of Plenipotentiaries on the Status of Refugees and Stateless Persons, Draft Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees: Australia: Proposal for a New Article, 6 July 1951, A/CONF.2/42, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae68cda8.html [accessed 16 April 2014]

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"The present Convention shall not apply to a person who has been admitted to the territory of a Contracting State for a specific purpose and who did not at the time of entry apply for permission to reside permanently therein, unless such person can establish to the satisfaction of the contracting State that since the date of his admission circumstances have arisen which justify his claiming the rights and privileges intended to be secured by this convention for a bona fide refugee."

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