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Emigration (Deposit)

Volume 436: debated on Wednesday 30 April 1947

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asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what is the legal authority, and by whom is it exercised, requiring a British subject in Malta who desires to leave the Colony to pay a deposit of£10.

I understand that this practice, which was introduced as an administrative measure in 1931, is no longer being insisted upon. The responsible authority has been the Malta Emigration Department.