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Customs Amendment (Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership Implementation) Bill 2018

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2016-2017-2018

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

 

Customs Amendment (Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership Implementation) Bill 2018

 

 

( 1 )     Clause 2 , page 2 (cell at table item 2 , column 2 ), omit the cell, substitute:

 

 

If the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership, done at Santiago, Chile on 8 March 2018, enters into force for Australia—the first day that:

(a) bilateral side letters exchanged between Australia and each other party to the Agreement agreeing that Chapter 9 of the Agreement, which deals with investor-State disputes, does not apply in relation to an investment in Australia by an investor of the other party; and

(b) bilateral side letters exchanged between Australia and each other party to the Agreement agreeing that labour market testing must occur in relation to contractual service suppliers entering, or proposing to enter, Australia from the other Party;

are in force for Australia.

However, the provisions do not commence at all unless all of the events mentioned in this item occur.

 

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