Document - S. Lester's "Notes for Statement by the High Commissioner": Effect of Council Recommendations, Review of Danzig Affairs, Recent Elections, Appeal to A. Greiser

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S. Lester's "Notes for Statement by the High Commissioner": Effect of Council Recommendations, Review of Danzig Affairs, Recent Elections, Appeal to A. Greiser

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  • 1935 (Creation)

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Most of the Danzig questions were subject of discussion between the Danzig Senate and S. Lester, therefore S. Lester had to refer some Danzig matters to the League of Nations Council as the authority charged with the protection of the Constitution, League of Nations Council's recommendations to bring back Danzig life into accord with the Constitution and to bring a change in the Government's policy, many declarations of open hostility to the Danzig constitutional principles, Danzig was not a National Socialist State; Danzig elections principal object was to seek to amend the Constitution, but more than 40% of the voters expressed their opposition to the National Socialist policy and their confidence in the League of Nations through the numerous petitions they addressed to the High Commissioner to protect their rights, cooperation between the Senate and the High Commissioner necessary to avoid to call upon the Council; S. Lester's appeal to A. Greiser and his colleagues of the Senate: having failed to get the necessary mandate to propose changes in the Constitution, they had to put an end to systematic actions against its principles.

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    Protection period to: 1995-12-31

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