HL Deb 07 May 1999 vol 600 c114WA
Lord Kennet

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Further to the Written Answer by the Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean on 16 November 1998 (WA 140), whether the doctrine of "overwhelming humanitarian necessity" has now been fully set out in international law. [HL2161]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean:

The position set out in the Answer I gave to the noble Lord on 16 November (WA 139) remains unchanged.