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Tuesday, 29 May 1973
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Treaties to which Australia has become a party by signature:

1.   Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of Malaysia relating to Air Services, signed at Sydney on 4 October 1972.

2.   Exchange of Notes between the Government of Australia and the Government of the United Kingdom constituting an Agreement concerning the establishment of a station to monitor compliance with the Partial Test Ban Treaty, signed at Canberra on 31 October 1972.

3.   Agreement between Australia and the Netherlands concerning old Dutch Shipwrecks, signed at The Hague on 6 November 1972.

4.   Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation Financial Agreement 1973 drawn up at Ottawa on 24 November 1972 and signed for Australia at London on 30 March 1973.

5.   Agreement Terminating the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation Financial Agreement of 1969, drawn up at Ottawa on 24 November 1972 and signed for Australia at London on 30 March 1973.

Agreement which has been signed by Australia and which will enter into force after Notes have been exchanged by the signatories:

6.   Trade Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of the Republic of Indonesia, signed at Canberra on 14 November 1972.

Treaties in relation to which Australia has deposited instruments of ratification:

7.   Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons. The Treaty was opened for signature at London, Washington and Moscow on 1 July 1968. Australia signed the Treaty on 27 February 1970. The instruments of ratification were deposited for Australia at London, Washington and Moscow on 23 January 1973. 8 Treaty on the Prohibition of the Emplacement of Nuclear Weapons and other Weapons of Mass Destruction on the Seabed and the Ocean Floor and in the Subsoil Thereof. The treaty was opened for signature at London, Washington and Moscow on 11 February 1971 and signed for Australia on that date. The instruments of ratification were deposited for Australia at London, Washington and Moscow on 23 January 1973.

9.   Amendment to Article 61 of the Charter of the United Nations. The amendment was adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations on 20 December 1971. Australia deposited its instrument of ratification on 13 November 1972.

10.   Protocol amending Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs drawn up at Geneva on 25 March 1972. Australia signed and deposited its instrument of ratification on 22 November 1972.

11.   Convention concerning Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise (TLO Convention No. 87), adopted at San Francisco on 17 June 1948. Australia deposited its instrument of ratification on 28 February 1973.

12.   Convention concerning the Application of the Principles of the Right to Organise and to Bargain Collectively (ILO Convention No. 98), adopted at Geneva on 8 June 1949. Australia deposited its Instrument of ratification on 28 February 1973.

Statute to which Australia has become a party by accession:

13.   Statute of the International Institute for the Unification of Private International Law, drawn up at Rome on 15 March 1940 and acceded to by Australia on 21 March 1973.

Convention and Treaties to which Australia is considering becoming a party by ratification:

14.   Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on their Destruction, opened for signature at Lon don, Moscow and Washington on 28 September 1971 and signed for Australia on 10 April 1972.

15.   Treaty between Australia and the Republic of Austria concerning Extradition, signed at Canberra on 29 March 1973.

16.   Treaty between Australia and Sweden concerning Extradition, signed at Stockholm on 20 March 1973.

17.   Agreement between Australia and Indonesia concerning Certain Boundaries between Papua New Guinea and Indonesia, signed at Djakarta on 12 February 1973.







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