British Commission of Inquiry Again Postpones Departure for Palestine
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British Commission of Inquiry Again Postpones Departure for Palestine

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The British Parliamentary Commission of Inquiry, which was scheduled to sail for Palestine on October 3, has again postponed the date of its departure probably until about the middle of October.

An announcement issued by the Colonial Office stated that the postponement was decided upon in order that all parties who are principally concerned in the inquiry into the causes of the recent Palestine outbreaks may have ample time to adequately arrange the presentation of their interests to the Commission.

At a meeting held at the Colonial Office Sunday the Commission decided, the Jewish Telegraphic Agency correspondent learns, to permit the parties concerned to be represented by counsel at the sessions of the Commission. The counsel will also be permitted to cross-examine witnesses in the usual way. No further meetings of the Commission will be held before its departure.

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