HC Deb 12 June 1902 vol 109 c494

To ask the Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether the British Guiana and Brazil arbitration has yet commenced.

(Answer.) No, Sir. It is provided by Article V. of the Arbitration Treaty between this country and Brazil that the cases of the two parties shall be delivered to the arbitrator within a period not exceeding twelve months of the exchange of the ratifications of the Treaty. The ratifications were exchanged on 28th January last.—(Foreign Office.)