HC Deb 22 May 1947 vol 437 cc302-3W

In order to reform the Government of the Indies in such a way that its composition and procedure shall conform as closely as possible to the recognition of the republic and to the projected constitutional structure, the Netherlands Government, pending the realisa- tion of the United States of Indonesia and of the Netherlands-Indonesian Union, shall forthwith initiate the necessary legal measures to adjust the constitutional and the international position of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the new situation.

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