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FOREIGN AFFAIRS—UNITED NATIONS DECLARATION ON THE RIGHTS OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES

Senator Siewert, pursuant to notice of motion not objected to as a formal motion, moved general business notice of motion no. 928—That the Senate—

 (a) notes that 13 September 2012 is the 5th anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples;

 (b) congratulates the Government on expressing support for this important document in 2009; and

 (c) calls on the Government to continue to work towards implementing this declaration into policy and domestic law, including the ratification of the International Labour Organization Convention No. 169.

Question put and passed.