South Africa and Germany (Treaty).

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce. – in the House of Commons on 13th March 1929.

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Photo of Sir Clement Kinloch-Cooke Sir Clement Kinloch-Cooke , Cardiff East

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asked the Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs whether he can give the House any information with regard to the situation of the German-South African Commercial Treaty; and when the provisions will come into force?

Photo of Lieut-Colonel Leo Amery Lieut-Colonel Leo Amery , Birmingham Sparkbrook

I have no recent information with regard to the position beyond that which has appeared in the Press. As has already been explained in reply to previous questions, the provisions of the Treaty do not come into force until the exchange of ratifications.

Photo of Sir Clement Kinloch-Cooke Sir Clement Kinloch-Cooke , Cardiff East

Can the right hon. Gentleman say whether the Treaty has yet been submitted to the Senate of the Union?

Photo of Lieut-Colonel Leo Amery Lieut-Colonel Leo Amery , Birmingham Sparkbrook

I saw that in the Press, but it is not a matter with which I am concerned.