HC Deb 28 July 1943 vol 391 cc1601-2W
Mr. Woods

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies in which Colonies is the right of association for both white and native populations fully safeguarded by legislation similar to the Industrial and Provident Societies Act?

Colonel Stanley

British Guiana and Jamaica have Industrial and Provident Societies Ordinances similar to the United Kingdom Act, and the following territories have a variety of Ordinances of the same category:

  • Bahamas: Friendly Societies.
  • Barbados: Co-operative Produce Marketing Association.
  • Bermuda: Friendly Societies.
  • British Honduras: Friendly Societies.
  • Ceylon: Mutual Societies.
  • Ceylon: Building Societies.
  • Federated Malay States: United Planting Association of Malaya.
  • Federated Malay States: Societies.
  • Fiji: Industrial Associations.
  • Fiji: Friendly Societies.
  • Gambia: Friendly Societies.
  • Gibraltar: Friendly Societies.
  • Grenada: Friendly Societies.
  • Lee ward Islands: Friendly Societies.
  • Mauritius: Co-operative Credit.
  • St. Helena: Friendly Societies.
  • St. Lucia: Friendly Societies.
  • St. Vincent: Friendly Societies.
  • St. Vincent: Building Societies.
  • Sierra Leone: Friendly Societies.
  • Straits Settlements: Societies.
  • Trinidad: Building Societies.
  • Trinidad: Friendly Societies.

In addition the following Territories have Co-operative Societies Laws:

  • British Guiana.
  • Ceylon.
  • Cyprus.
  • Federated Malay States.
  • Gold Coast Kenya.
  • Nigeria.
  • Northern Rhodesia.
  • Palestine.
  • St. Helena.
  • Seychelles.
  • Sierra Leone.
  • Straits Settlements.
  • Tanganyika Territory.
  • Trinidad.

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