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Mr Abbott (Leader of the House) moved—That the House take note of the following papers:

Aboriginals Benefit Account—Report for 2001-02.

Australian Bureau of Statistics—Report for 2001-02.

Australian Securities and Investments Commission—Report for 2001-02.

Comcare—Report for 2001-02.

Crimes Act—

Controlled operations—Report for 2001-02.

Report on authorisations for the acquisition and use of assumed identities under Part 1AC by the Australian Customs Service.

Customs Act—Report on conduct of Customs officers under subsection 233(3A).

Medibank Private—Report for 2001-02.

Public Lending Right Committee—Report for 2001-02.

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission—Report for 2001-02.

Torres Strait Regional Authority—Report for 2001-02.


Bilateral—Text, together with national interest analysis—

Exchange of Letters between Australia and the Republic of Ireland constituting an Agreement to amend the 1997 Agreement on medical treatment for temporary visitors, done at Canberra on 30 July 2002.

Text, together with national interest analysis and regulation impact statement—

Exchange of letters, done at Hanoi on 1 November 2000 and Canberra on 5 August 2002, constituting an Agreement to amend the Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income, done at Hanoi on 13 April 1992, as amended by an Exchange of Notes done at Hanoi on 13 April 1992, as amended by an Exchange of Notes done at Canberra on 22 November 1996.

Multilateral—Text, together with national interest analysis—

Third Agreement to extend the 1987 Regional Co-operative Agreement for research, development and training related to nuclear science and technology, done at Vienna on 1 October 2001.

Witness Protection Act 1994—Report for 2001-02.

Debate adjourned (Mr Swan), and the resumption of each debate made an order of the day for the next sitting.