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Jamaica (Immigrants)

Volume 531: debated on Wednesday 27 October 1954

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asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies the conditions under which persons from Great Britain and Northern Ireland may emigrate to Jamaica; and what restrictions are applied by the Jamaican Government.

Any non-Jamaican wishing to enter Jamaica may be required to produce proof to the Jamaica Government of sufficient funds for maintenance while on the Island and for subsequent departure therefrom. There is also power to exclude various classes of undesirables.