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GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS

The Minister for the Environment, Sport and Territories (Senator

Faulkner) tabled the following Government documents:

Advisory Council on Industrial Property--Report--Review of the petty

patent system.

Australian Capital Territory (Planning and Land Management)

Act--National Capital Planning Authority--Report for 1994-95.

Australian Federal Police Act--Australian Federal Police--Report for

1994-95, including a report pursuant to the Complaints (Australian

Federal Police) Act.

Australian Science and Technology Council Act--Australian Science and

Technology Council--Report for 1994-95.

Australian Sports Commission Act--Australian Sports Commission--Report

for 1994-95.

Civil Aviation Act--Civil Aviation Authority Australia--Report for

1994-95 and for period 1 to 5 July 1995 (Final report).

Commonwealth Law Enforcement Board--Report for 1994-95.

Complaints (Australian Federal Police) Act--Federal Police

Disciplinary Tribunal--Report for 1994-95.

Data-matching Program (Assistance and Tax) Act--Data-matching

program--Department of Social Security and the Data-Matching

Agency--Report for 1994-95.

Industry Research and Development Act--Industry Research and

Development Board--Report for 1994-95.

International Air Services Commission Act--International Air Services

Commission--Report for 1994-95.

Life Insurance Act, Insurance Act, Insurance (Agents and Brokers) Act,

Insurance Contracts Act, Superannuation Entities (Taxation) Act and

Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act--Insurance and

Superannuation Commission--Report for 1994-95.

National Food Authority Act--National Food Authority--Report for

1994-95.

National Library Act--National Library of Australia--Report for

1994-95.

Public Service Act--Department of Communications and the Arts--Report

for 1994-95.

Radiocommunications Act and Public Service Act--Spectrum Management

Agency--Report for 1994-95.

Treaties--List of multilateral treaties under negotiation or review.

Treaties--Texts of--

Bilateral--

1. Agreement with Bahrain relating to Air Services, done at

Bahrain on 29 April 1995. The Agreement will enter into force

when Notes are exchanged pursuant to Article 23.

2. Agreement with the United States of America concerning

Reciprocal Defence Procurement, done at Washington on 19

April 1995. The Agreement entered into force on 19 April

1995, the date of the later signature, pursuant to Article

9.1.

3. Exchange of Notes constituting an Agreement with Canada, done

at Ottawa on 10 April 1995, to amend, and to provide for

International Obligation Exchanges under, the Agreement

concerning the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy of 9 March

1981. The Agreement entered into force on 10 April 1995, the

date of the Note in reply.

4. Exchanges of Notes constituting two Agreements with Canada,

done at Ottawa on 10 April 1995, to provide for certain

Nuclear Re-transfers under the Agreement concerning the

Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy of 9 March 1981. The

Agreements entered into force on 10 April 1995, the date of

the Notes in reply.

5. Agreement with Vietnam relating to Air Services, done at

Canberra on 31 July 1995. The Agreement will enter into force

when Notes are exchanged pursuant to Article 22.

6. Agreement with South Africa relating to Air Services, done at

Pretoria on 18 July 1995. The Agreement entered into force on

18 July 1995, the date of signature, pursuant to Article 23.

7. Agreement with Argentina on the Promotion and Protection of

Investments, and Protocol, done at Canberra on 23 August

1995. The Agreement will enter into force 30 days after an

exchange of Notes, pursuant to Article 15.1.

8. First and Second Protocols, done at Sydney on 7 September

1995, to the Agreement with New Zealand on Social Security of

19 July 1994. The First Protocol will enter into force when

Notes are exchanged pursuant to Article VIII with

retrospective effect from 1 January 1995, except for Article

III which will have effect from 1 July 1995. The Second

Protocol will enter into force on the first day of the month

following the month in which Notes are exchanged pursuant to

Article VI.

Multilateral--

9. Amendments, done at London on 4 November 1993, to the

International Convention for Safe Containers of 2 December

1972. Instrument of acceptance deposited for Australia on 14

August 1995. The Amendments are not yet in force generally.

10. Regional Convention on Hazardous Wastes (Waigani

Convention), done at Port Moresby on 16 September 1995.

Signed for Australia, subject to ratification, on 16

September 1995. The Convention is not yet in force

generally.

11. Asian-Pacific Postal Union (APPU): Amendments to the

Constitution of 4 December 1985; Additional Protocols to the

Constitutionof 4 December 1985; and General Regulations,

done at Singapore on 12 September 1995. Signed for

Australia, subject to ratification, on 12 September 1995.

The instruments will enter into force 1 July 1997.

12. Protocol of 1992 to amend the International Convention on

Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage, 1969, done at

London on 27 November 1992. The Australian instrument of

accession is expected to be deposited in London in October

1995.

13. Protocol of 1992 to amend the International Convention on

the Establishment of an International Fund for Compensation

for Oil Pollution Damage, 1971, done at London on 27

November 1992. The Australian instrument of accession is

expected to be deposited in London in October 1995.

14. Agreement on the Establishment of the Korean Peninsula

Energy Development Organization, done at New York on 9 March

1995. The Australian instrument of acceptance is expected to

be deposited in New York in October 1995.

15. Amendment, done at Margarita Island, Venezuela, on 26

October 1994, to the Agreement relating to the International

Telecommunications Satellite Organization "INTELSAT" of 20

August 1971. The Government is considering accepting the

Amendment.

16. Amendment, done at Singapore, on 4 April 1995, to the

Operating Agreement relating to the International

Telecommunications Satellite Organization "INTELSAT" of 20

August 1971. The Government is considering accepting the

Amendment.

17. Amendments, done at London on 9 December 1994, to the

Convention on the International Maritime Satellite

Organization (INMARSAT) of 3 September 1976. The Government

is considering accepting the Amendments.

18. Amendments, done at London on 9 December 1994, to the

Operating Agreement on the International Maritime Satellite

Organization (INMARSAT) of 3 September 1976. The Government

is considering accepting the Amendments.

19. Agreement to Constitute the International Centre for Living

Aquatic Resources Management (ICLARM) as an International

Organization, done at Manila on 22 April 1993. The

Government is considering acceding to the Agreement.

20. Amendments, done at Colombo on 29 November 1991, to the

Constitution of the Asia-Pacific Telecommunity of 27 March

1976. The Government is considering accepting the

Amendments.

21. Trademark Law Treaty, done at Geneva on 27 October 1994. The

Government is considering acceding to the Treaty.

22. International Convention on Salvage, 1989, done at London on

28 April 1989. The Government is considering acceding to the

Convention.

23. Protocol of 1988 relating to the International Convention

for the Safety of Life at Sea of 1 November 1974, done at

London on 11 November 1988. The Government is considering

acceding to the Protocol.

24. Protocol of 1988 relating to the International Convention on

Load Lines of 5 April 1966, done at London on 11 November

1988. The Government is considering acceding to the

Protocol.