HC Deb 20 February 1940 vol 357 cc1182-3W
Mr. Paling

asked the Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs how many natives in Southern Rhodesia were convicted under pass laws during the years 1938 and, if available, 1939?

Mr. Eden

The number of convictions in 1938 for contraventions of the Southern Rhodesia native pass laws, including offences under the Natives' Registration Act, was 13,273. I have not yet received the figure for the year 1939.