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Draft Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees. United Kingdom: Amendment to Article 5

Publisher UN Conference of Plenipotentiaries on the Status of Refugees and Stateless Persons
Author UN General Assembly
Publication Date 17 July 1951
Citation / Document Symbol A/CONF.2/83
Cite as UN Conference of Plenipotentiaries on the Status of Refugees and Stateless Persons, Draft Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees. United Kingdom: Amendment to Article 5, 17 July 1951, A/CONF.2/83, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae68cdd44.html [accessed 22 July 2014]

Add new paragraph after paragraph l as follows: -

"Nothing in this Article shall prevent a Contracting State from exercising any rights over property or interests which it may acquire or has acquired as an Allied or Associated Power under a treaty of peace or other agreement or arrangement for the restoration of peace which has been or may be concluded as a result of the second world war. Furthermore the provisions of this Article shall not affect the treatment to be accorded to any property or interests which at the date of this Convention are under the control of such Contracting State by reason of a state of war which exists or existed between it and any other State."

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