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Draft Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees. Colombia: Amendment to Article 26

Publisher UN Conference of Plenipotentiaries on the Status of Refugees and Stateless Persons
Author UN General Assembly
Publication Date 9 July 1951
Citation / Document Symbol A/CONF.2/55
Cite as UN Conference of Plenipotentiaries on the Status of Refugees and Stateless Persons, Draft Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees. Colombia: Amendment to Article 26, 9 July 1951, A/CONF.2/55, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae68ce05c.html [accessed 21 December 2014]

Substitute the following for the existing text:

"1. The Contracting States may grant territorial asylum to a refugee who enters or who is present in their territory without authorization, who presents himself without delay to the authorities, and who is classifiable as a political refugee."

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