Cuba and the Caribbean: Hearings, Ninety-first Congress, Second Session

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1970 - Cuba - 247 pages
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Page 237 - January 1951 and owing to well-founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group or political opinion, is outside the country of his nationality and is unable or, owing to such fear, is unwilling to avail himself of the protection of that country...
Page 244 - No Contracting State shall expel or return ("refouler") a refugee in any manner whatsoever to the frontiers of territories where his life or freedom would be threatened on account of his race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group or political opinion.
Page 227 - Article II which the United States would possess and exercise if it were the sovereign of the territory within which said lands and waters are located to the entire exclusion of the exercise by the Republic of Panama of any such sovereign rights, power or authority.
Page 245 - Accession shall be effected by the deposit of an instrument of accession with the Secretary-General of the United Nations.
Page 246 - Convention shall cease to extend to such territory one year after the date of receipt of the notification by the SecretaryGeneral.
Page 246 - ... (a) With respect to those articles of this Convention that come within the legislative jurisdiction of the federal authority, the obligations of the federal Government shall to this extent be the same as those of Contracting States which are not federal States...
Page 246 - ARTICLE 12 1. At the time of signature, ratification or accession, any state may make reservations to articles of the Convention other than to Articles 1 to 3 inclusive.
Page 237 - refugee" shall apply to any person who : (1) Has been considered a refugee under the Arrangements of 12 May 1926 and 30 June 1928 or under the Conventions of 28 October 1933 and 10 February 1938, the Protocol of 14 September 1939 or the Constitution of the International Refugee Organization...
Page 245 - Any dispute between parties to this Convention relating to its interpretation or application, which cannot be settled by other means, shall be referred to the International Court of Justice at the request of any one of the parties to the dispute.
Page 244 - The contracting States shall not expel a stateless person lawfully in their territory save on grounds of national security or public order. 2. The expulsion of such a stateless person shall be only in pursuance of a decision reached in accordance with due process of law. Except where compelling reasons of national security otherwise require, the...

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