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Draft Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees. Sweden: Amendment to Article 5(1)

Publisher UN Conference of Plenipotentiaries on the Status of Refugees and Stateless Persons
Author UN General Assembly
Publication Date 5 July 1951
Citation / Document Symbol A/CONF.2/37
Cite as UN Conference of Plenipotentiaries on the Status of Refugees and Stateless Persons, Draft Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees. Sweden: Amendment to Article 5(1), 5 July 1951, A/CONF.2/37, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae68ce924.html [accessed 21 September 2014]

Article 5, paragraph 1, should read:

With regard to exceptional measures which may be taken against the person, property or interests of nationals of a foreign State, the Contracting States shall not apply such measures to a refugee who is formally a national of the said State, solely on account of such nationality, or shall provide for appropriate exemptions in respect of such refugees.

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