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Notice given 31 August 2012

2124  Senator Birmingham: To ask the Minister representing the Minister for Defence ( transferred to the Minister for Foreign Affairs on 13 September 2012 )—With reference to the Criminal Code Amendment (Cluster Munitions Prohibition) Bill 2010 and the Convention on Cluster Munitions:

(1) What form will the ‘public statement’ or ‘non-legislative assurances’ take, to be made by the Government at the time of Australia’s ratification of the convention.

(2) Is there a process under the convention enabling such statements.