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British Subjects, Enemy Territory (Property)

Volume 480: debated on Thursday 16 November 1950

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asked the President of the Board of Trade by what authority the Custodian of Enemy Property denies to a British subject, albeit resident in enemy territory, the right to dispose of his British investments when in the United Kingdom.

The property of all persons resident in enemy territory is subject irrespective of their nationality, to the terms of the Trading with the Enemy (Custodian) Order, 1939, made under Section 7 of the Trading with the Enemy Act, 1939.