Draft Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees. Egypt: Draft Amendment to Article 27
Delete paragraphs 1 and 2 of this article and substitute the following text:
1) The Contracting States shall not expel a refugee lawfully in their territory save on one of the following grounds:
(a) because he has been convicted of a crime or offence punishable by more than three month's imprisonment;
(b) because he has engaged in activities of a subversive nature or which are prejudicial to public order, the internal or external security of the State, public morals or health;
(c) because he is indigent and is a charge on the State.
2) In every case, expulsion shall apply solely to individuals. Expulsion may only be effected by a ministerial order communicated to the person to be expelled.
3) No change.