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Draft Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees. Israel: Amendment to Article 1

Publisher UN Conference of Plenipotentiaries on the Status of Refugees and Stateless Persons
Author UN General Assembly
Publication Date 16 July 1951
Citation / Document Symbol A/CONF.2/82
Cite as UN Conference of Plenipotentiaries on the Status of Refugees and Stateless Persons, Draft Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees. Israel: Amendment to Article 1 , 16 July 1951, A/CONF.2/82, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae68cdb50.html [accessed 21 October 2017]

Article 1, Section B (b) to be redrafted as follows:

Being a person who has no nationality he can no longer, because the circumstances in connexion with which he has been recognised as a refugee have ceased to exist and he is able to return to the country of his former habitual residence

Provided that this paragraph shall not apply to refugees falling under section A/1/ of this Article who are able to invoke compelling family reasons, or reasons arising out of previous persecutions for refusing to return to the country of his habitual residence.

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