Emigrate and emigration

FJ

Details

Emigrate and emigration – denote the departure by sea out of British India of a Native of India under an agreement to labour for hire in some country beyond the limits of India other than the island of Ceylon or the Straits Settlements.  Provided that a domestic servant when accompanying his employer shall not be deemed to emigrate within the meaning of the above definition.

References

Indian Government (1883). The Indian Emigration Act 1883. Government. Links

 

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