The Inter-Governmental Advisory Commission for Refugees at its 4th Session expressed the opinion that a formal convention would be the most effective means of assuring refugees of the stability for their legal status, security and stability for settlement and work, facilities for the practice of professions and trade and for travel, admission to schools and universities, assistance and relief and easy and unrestricted access to the courts.
As the first step for the preparation of such convention a questionnaire was prepared to obtain information on the situation of Russian, Armenian, Assyrian, Assyro-Chaldean and Turkish refugees; a circular covering letter was also prepared to accompany the questionnaire.
The file contains drafts of the circular letter, questionnaire and replies.
M.L.6-1932 and (Annexe) - Circular letter and Questionnaire concerning the situation of Russian, Armenian, Assyrian, Assyro-Chaldean and Turkish refugees. (English and French)
Code civil de la République de Chine - Livre IV. de la famille, Livre V. des successions, suivis des Lois de mise en vigueur du 24 janvier 1931