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Orders, Validity (Federal Court Judgment)

Volume 389: debated on Tuesday 4 May 1943

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asked the Secretary of State for India whether he is in a position to make a statement on the action to be taken following the judgment of the Indian Federal Court on the application of the Defence of India, Rule 26?

As the hon. Member will have seen in the Press, steps have already been taken in India to remedy the situation created by the judgment of the Federal Court. An Ordinance was promulgated by the Governor-General on 28th April taking the necessary powers to cover Defence of India Rule 26 and validating all orders previously made under the Rule.