§ 26. Mr. RADFORD
asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether Part II. of the British Nationality and Status of Aliens Act, 1914, which received the Royal Assent on the 7th August last, has been adopted, wholly or in part, by the Dominion of Canada, the Commonwealth of Australia, the Dominion of New Zealand, the Union of South Africa, and by Newfoundland, or by any of them; and, if so, at what dates was it accepted by the Dominions, respectively?
§ The SECRETARY of STATE for the COLONIES (Mr. Bonar Law)
Acts for the adoption of Part II. of the British Nationality and Status of Aliens Act, 1914, have been passed by the legislatures of the Dominion of Canada and of Newfoundland. The Canadian legislation was passed in 1914, and came into force (as the Imperial Act itself did) on 1st January, 1915. The Newfoundland Act was passed on 29th April, 1915. It is understood that the Governments of Australia, New Zealand and South Africa propose to pass legislation for the same purpose as soon as practicable.