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Certificate of Exemption from the Dictation Test, Mahomed Rashid Bux, 1908

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Certificates of Exemption from Dictation Tests (CEDTs) were issued under the Immigration Restriction Act 1901 to residents in Australia, mainly Chinese, Japanese and Indian, who were applying to travel overseas. Holders of CEDTs were permitted to return to Australia within 3 years without sitting the dictation test which applied to aliens wishing to enter Australia from 1901 to 1958.



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NAA: K1145, 1908/124

National Archives of Australia, Western Australia Office

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Document with photographs of young man from front and side
NAA: K1145, 1908/124
Piece of paper with handprint made in dark ink
NAA: K1145, 1908/124

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