Clause 3. — (Power of Parliament of Dominion to legislate extra-territorially.)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons on 24th November 1931.

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May I say with very great respect that I, at any rate, propose to express a different view of the law from that which has been set forth by the Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs? The right hon. Gentleman said that all competent legal opinion was on the side of the Government, but he knows perfectly well that all competent legal opinion is not on his side.