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CADET'S DEFENCE.

\r n ' DUNEDIN, May 5. Ju a prosecution in the Police Court tb-Hay of a Territorial, under the Defence Act, in which a youth was -charged with failing to register for Senior Cadet instruction, the defence raised was that the lad was a statutory alien his father having gone u> the United States in 1913 with his family, and had been compelled when ho .took up land there to become a naturalised American. Though he returned to New Zealand in 1914, he had not taken any measures to revoke this naturalisation, It was claimed under the laws or JUigland that when a father became naturalined in another country his children who were, under age by that Act became citizens ot that country. me magistrate reserved his decision.

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CADET'S DEFENCE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9602, 6 May 1919

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CADET'S DEFENCE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9602, 6 May 1919

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