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Wednesday, 18 March 1987
Page: 1087

The following papers were deemed to have been presented on 18 March 1987:

Acts Interpretation Act-Statements relating to extension of specified period for presentation of periodic report-Fishing Industry Research Committee-Report for 1985-86.

Customs Act-Notice-1987-No. 4.

Excise Act-Notice-1987-No. 4.

Treaties-Text of-

Which have been signed by Australia and which require further treaty action by Australia before the treaty can enter into force-

(1) Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of New Zealand providing for Reciprocity in Matters relating to Social Security done at Melbourne on 5 October 1986.

(2) Convention on Early Notification of a Nuclear Accident done at Vienna on 26 September 1986. Signed for Australia on 26 September 1986.

(3) Convention on Assistance in the case of a Nuclear Accident or Radiological Emergency done at Vienna on 26 September 1986. Signed for Australia on 26 September 1986.

(4) Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of the People's Republic of China for the Protection of Migratory Birds and their Environment done at Canberra on 20 October 1986.

Which have been signed for and ratified by Australia-

(5) Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction done at The Hague on 25 October 1980. Signed for Australia and instrument of ratification deposited by Australia on 29 October 1986. The Convention entered into force for Australia on 1 January 1987.

To which Australia has become a party by signature-

(6) Headquarters Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources signed at Hobart on 8 September 1986. The Agreement entered into force on 8 September 1986.

(7) Exchange of Notes at Jakarta on 3 June and 16 August 1986 constituting an Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of Indonesia amending the Agreement for Air Services between and beyond their respective Territories, done at Sydney on 7 March 1969. The Agreement entered into force on 16 August 1986.

(8) Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of the Republic of India on co-operation in the Field of Science and Technology done at Canberra on 15 October 1986. The Agreement entered into force on 15 October 1986.

(9) Exchange of Notes at Canberra on 2 December 1986 and Beijing on 22 December 1986 constituting an Agreement to amend the Trade Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of the People's Republic of China. The Agreement entered into force on 22 December 1986.

(10) Subsidiary Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of Japan concerning Japanese Tuna Long-line Fishing done at Canberra on 30 October 1986. The Agreement entered into force on 1 November 1986.

(11) Subsidiary Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of the Republic of Korea concerning Squid Jigging by Fishing Vessels of the Republic of Korea done at Canberra on 16 December 1986. The Agreement entered into force retroactively on 1 October 1986.

(12) Exchange of Notes at London on 29 and 31 December 1986 constituting an Agreement to amend the Agreement on Social Security between the Government of Australia and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and and Northern Ireland, 1958 as amended. The Agreement entered into force on 9 February 1987.

Which Australia has accepted or to which Australia has acceded-

(13) Convention on the Conflicts of Laws relating to Forms of Testamentary Dispositions done at The Hague on 5 October 1961. Instrument of acceptance, with declaration deposited by Australia on 22 September 1986. The Convention entered into force for Australia on 21 November 1986.

(14) Memorandum of Understanding to confer upon the Committee for Co-ordination of Joint Prospecting for Mineral Resources in South Pacific Offshore Areas status as an Intergovernmental Organisation, done at Rarotonga on 25 May 1984. Instrument of accession, with declaration deposited by Australia on 9 September 1986. The Understanding entered into force for Australia on 8 October 1986.

(15) Convention concerning Mutual Administrative Assistance for the Prevention, Investigation and Repression of Customs offences, and annexes I and III done at Nairobi on 9 June 1977. Instrument of accession deposited by Australia 3 November 1986. The Convention will enter into force for Australia on 3 April 1987.

Which have been ratified by Australia-

(16) Protocol relating to an Amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation (Article 3 bis) signed at Montreal on 10 May 1984. Instrument of ratification deposited by Australia on 10 September 1986. The Protocol is not yet in force.