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Wednesday, 6 May 1936

Senator Sir GEORGE PEARCE (Western Australia) (Minister for External Affairs) [3.1.] - I lay on the table copies of the following international agreements : -

1.   Agreement between the Governments of the United Kingdom, Canada, the Commonwealth of Australia, New Zealand, the Union of South Africa and India, and the German and French Governments in regard to war graves, signed at Berlin, 20th December, 1935.

2.   Supplementary Extradition Conven tion between the United Kingdom and Switzerland, signed at Berne, l9th December, 1934. Notice of accession to this Convention was given' to the Swiss Government, with effect from the 3rd January, 1936, in respect of Australia, Papua, Norfolk Island, New Guinea and Nauru.

3.   Supplementary Convention between the United Kingdom and Czechoslovakia to facilitate the conduct of Legal Proceedings, signed at Prague,15th February,1935. The accession to this Convention in respect of. Australia, Papua, Norfolk Island,-. New Guinea and Nauru : was notified on the 7th April, 1936,and will take effect on the 7th. May, 1936.

4.   Exchange of Notes between the Governments of the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, and the Government of Iceland, for the further renewal of the Arbitration Convention of the 25th October, 1905, signedat London, 10th October, 1935.

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