In exercise of the powers contained in section three of the Refugees (Control) Act, 1970, the following Order is hereby made:

1. Title.

This Order may be cited as the Refugees (Control) (Declaration of Refugees) (No. 2) Order, 1971.

2. Declaration of refugees.

Persons who are, or prior to their entry in Zambia were, ordinarily resident outside Zambia and who have sought asylum in Zambia owing to well-founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group or political opinion are declared to be refugees for the purposes of the Refugees (Control) Act, 1970.

3. Revocation of S.I. No. 131 of 1971

The Refugees (Control) (Declaration of Refugees) Order, 1971, is revoked.

L. Changufu,
Minister of Home Affairs

23rd December, 1971

This is the official text of Statutory Instrument No. 240 of 1971 as published in the Supplement to the Republic of Zambia Government Gazette dated 31 December 1971.

This is not a UNHCR publication. UNHCR is not responsible for, nor does it necessarily endorse, its content. Any views expressed are solely those of the author or publisher and do not necessarily reflect those of UNHCR, the United Nations or its Member States.