HC Deb 13 April 1905 vol 145 c56

To ask the Secretary of Stats for the Colonies if his attention has been drawn to an enactment by the Government of Cape Colony seeking to suppress British Indian traders by means of a clause requiring applications for trading licences to be made in a European language or in Yiddish; and whether, having regard to the fact that such a requirement is calculated to deprive those traders of the rights they have hitherto possessed, he will advise the Crown to withhold assent to the enactment in question.

(Answered by Mr. Secretary Lyttelton.) I should be obliged if the hon. Member would indicate the special enactment to which he refers.