HC Deb 28 October 1976 vol 918 cc325-6W
Mr. Rifkind

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether the passports issued by the Government of the Transkei will be recognised for purposes of entry into the United Kingdom.

Dr. Summerskill

As my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs announced on 28th September, the Government have decided not to recognise the Transkei as an independent State. Transkei passports are, in consequence, not acceptable for the purposes of the Immigration Act 1971.

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