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Deportees, Seychelles

Volume 154: debated on Monday 15 May 1922

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asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what was the date, contents, and precise purpose of the Seychelles Ordinance No. 1 of 1922?

Seychelles Ordinance No. 1 of 1922 was passed by the Legislative Council of Seychelles on the 10th February, 1922, in accordance with the request of my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, for the purpose of legalising the detention in the Colony of political prisoners deported from Egypt and removed to Seychelles by direction 6f His Majesty's Secretary of State. A copy of the Ordinance will be placed in the Library of the House.