HC Deb 23 November 1925 vol 188 c891
11. Colonel WEDGWOOD

asked the Under-Secretary of State for India whether he will lay Papers relating to the negotiations between the Government of India and the Union Government of South Africa in connection with the anti-Indian legislative proposals of the latter Government?


Communications are. still passing between the two Governments, and I do not think that any good purpose would be served by laying Papers.


Can we be assured that Papers will be laid before any legislation by the Government of South Africa is passed into law?


It would be quite unconstitutional to promise that, for the reason that the Government of South Africa have an absolute right to pass any such legislation.

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