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1925 Draft Convention

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Slavery is the status or condition of a person over whom any or all of the powers attaching to the right of ownership are exercised. The High Contracting Parties undertake, each in respect of the territories placed under its sovereignty, jurisdiction, protection or tutelage, so far as they have not already taken the necessary steps to prevent and suppress the slave trade and bring about progressively and as soon as possible the disappearance of slavery in every form, notably in the case of domestic slavery and similar conditions. The High Contracting Parties shall make every effort to induce other States to adhere to 1925 Draft Convention. The present Convention shall come into force in respect to each signatory Powers three months after the date on which such Power has deposited its ratification.

Keywords: 1925 Draft Convention; ratification; Slave trade; slavery



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