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163.

. The Paris Convention has been revised from time to time

to meet technological, scientific and manufacturing changes and

the needs of new and developing countries. The last such revision,

the Stockholm revision, took account of the changes that had

occurred in those areas, particularly in the post war years.

With the proclamation of section 55 Australia can

become bound by the substantive provisions of the Stockholm

revision of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial

Property and will do so with effect from 27 September.

Mr Enderby said that the coming into force of

section 55 of the Trade Practices Act would contribute

significantly to Australian Government * s protection of

the consumer.

CANBERRA ~

September 8, 1975

64/75

GLANVILLE EXTRADITION

The Acting Attorney-General-, Senator James

McClelland, announced today that Brazil had agreed to

the extradition of Sydney lawyer, Richard Geoffrey Stewart

Glanville.

, Senator McClelland released the following note

from the Brazilian Minister of Foreign Affairs to the

Australian Ambassador to Brazilia: .

"The Ministry of Foreign Affairs compliments

the Australian Embassy and has the honour to advise that

according to communication from the Minister of Justice,

the Federal Supreme Tribunal· in a session of 27th August

last conceded unanimously the request for extradition of

the citizen, Richard Geoffrey Stewart Glanville.

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"Thus the Ministry of Foreign Affairs solicits

through the Australian Embassy undertaking of the obligation

to be observed by the Australian Government of the period

of 45 days for the withdrawal of the extraditee, in

conformity with the disposition of Article 101 of Decree

Law No. 941 of 18 October, 1969".

The Acting Attorney-General said arrangements

would be made to send officers from the Australian Police

to escort Glanville from Rio de Janeiro back to Australia.

CANBERRA .

September 11, 1975

65/75

LEGAL AID AND LEGAL EDUCATION IS

TO BE MADE AVAILABLE TO MORE THAN

5,000 VICTORIAN STUDENTS .

In a joint pilot project between the Australian

Legal Aid Office and the Caulfield Institute of Technology,

legal aid and legal education will be made available to more

than 5,000 students.

Following discussions between representatives of

Australian Legal Aid Office and senior staff members of the

Institute a format has been arranged for the implementation

of the scheme.

Mr J.P. Harkins, National Director of the Australian

Legal Aid Office, stated today, ’The exploratory discussions

have indicated that students have a real need for legal

advice and assistance’.

'The Caulfield Institute of Technology approached

A.L.A.O. on this matter and Officers on my staff have prepared

a program which could enable the scheme to commence almost