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Draft Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees. Australia: Proposal for a New Article 11(a)

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.2/41
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 11(a), 6 July 1951, A/CONF.2/41, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae68ce044.html [accessed 30 September 2014]

Add following new article which might either precede 12 or be placed with other interpretative articles.

New Article between Articles 11 and 12

"Articles 12, 13, 14 and 21 of this Convention shall be read subject to the proviso that a Contracting State shall have the right in the interests of public welfare to impose reasonable conditions as to the type and place of employment, for a limited period, upon any immigrant who seeks admission to its territory, for the expressed purpose of taking up permanent residence therein".

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