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

Publisher UN Conference of Plenipotentiaries on the Status of Refugees and Stateless Persons
Author UN General Assembly
Publication Date 3 July 1951
Citation / Document Symbol A/CONF.2/15
Cite as UN Conference of Plenipotentiaries on the Status of Refugees and Stateless Persons, Draft Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees. Australia: Amendment to Article 5, 3 July 1951, A/CONF.2/15, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae68cdc18.html [accessed 23 August 2014]

Article 5 Para 2 ... Amendment to Article 5

"Nothing in this Article should prevent a Contracting State in time of war or national emergency or in the interests of national security, from taking provisionally essential measures in the case of any person, pending a determination that the particular person is in fact a refugee and that such measures are still necessary in his case in the interests of national security."

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