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Britt Lapthorne Bill 2009

Part 4 Report on international agreements


10   Report on international agreements

             (1)  As soon as practicable after 30 June each year, the Minister must cause a written report to be prepared on the progress the Government has made in developing, negotiating and implementing international agreements to assist in the location of Australian nationals travelling overseas who are believed to be missing, including agreements setting out expectations on the level of assistance which will be forthcoming and the priority to be given to finding such persons.

             (2)  The Minister must cause a copy of each report prepared under subsection (1) to be laid before each House of Parliament within 15 sitting days after the Minister receives the report.