Chinese Immigration

Timeline created by ch.aela
In History
  • poll tax law which made every Chinese person pay a ten pound tax (and the 1888 and 1896 amendments)

    poll tax law which made every Chinese person pay a ten pound tax (and the 1888 and 1896 amendments)
  • the poll tax was increased to a hundred pounds

    the poll tax was increased to a hundred pounds
  • The old age pensions act excluded naturalised chinese

  • immigration restriction act which along with excluding criminals,

  • English reading test for 'Aliens' which included Chinese

  • Chinese prevented from becoming naturalised citizens

    Chinese prevented from becoming naturalised citizens
  • Business immigration policy selected immigrants on their personal qualities, not on their race