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Draft Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees. France: Amendment to Article 2

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.2/18
Cite as UN Conference of Plenipotentiaries on the Status of Refugees and Stateless Persons, Draft Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees. France: Amendment to Article 2, 3 July 1951, A/CONF.2/18, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae68ce04.html [accessed 23 April 2014]

Add a second paragraph worded as follows:

"Any refugee guilty of grave dereliction of duty and who constitutes a danger to the internal or external security of the receiving country may, by appropriate procedure ensuring maximum safeguards to the person concerned, be declared to have forfeited the rights pertaining to the status of refugee, as defined in this Convention."

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