Draft Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees. Egypt: Draft Amendment to Article 27
|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.2/44|
|Cite as||UN Conference of Plenipotentiaries on the Status of Refugees and Stateless Persons, Draft Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees. Egypt: Draft Amendment to Article 27, 6 July 1951, A/CONF.2/44, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae68cdc20.html [accessed 10 December 2013]|
Delete paragraphs 1 and 2 of this article and substitute the following text:
1) The Contracting States shall not expel a refugee lawfully in their territory save on one of the following grounds:
(a) because he has been convicted of a crime or offence punishable by more than three month's imprisonment;
(b) because he has engaged in activities of a subversive nature or which are prejudicial to public order, the internal or external security of the State, public morals or health;
(c) because he is indigent and is a charge on the State.
2) In every case, expulsion shall apply solely to individuals. Expulsion may only be effected by a ministerial order communicated to the person to be expelled.
3) No change.