Concerning Restriction of Residence and
Business of Stateless Refugees
- Due to military necessity, places of residence and business of stateless
refugees in the Shanghai area shall hereafter be restricted to the under
mentioned area in the International Settlement.
East of the line connecting Chaoufong Road, Muirhead Road and Dent Road.
West of Yangtzepoo Creek.
North of the line connecting East Seward Road, Wayside Road and South of the
boundary of the International Settlement.
- The stateless refugees at present residing and/or carrying on business in
the district other than the above area shall remove their places of residences
and/or business into the area designated above by May 18, 1943. Permission
must be obtained from the Japanese authorities for the transfer, sale purchase
or lease of rooms, houses, shops or other establishments, which are situated
outside the designated area and now being occupied or used by stateless
- Persons other than stateless refugees shall not remove into the area
mentioned in Article I without permission of the Japanese authorities.
- Persons who violate the PROCLAMATION or obstruct its reenforcement shall
be liable to severe punishment.
Commander-in-Chief of the
Imperial Japanese Army in the Shanghai Area.
February 18, 1943