House of Representatives Committees

Joint Standing Committee on Treaties
Committee activities (inquiries and reports)

Report 69 Treaties tabled on 13 September and 11 October 2005

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November 2005
Canberra

© Commonwealth of Australia 2005

ISBN 0 642 78727 1 (printed version)
ISBN 0 642 78728 X (HTML version)


Contents

Membership of the Committee
Resolution of appointment
List of abbreviations
List of recommendations

Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Amendments to the Schedule to the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling
Chapter 3 Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography

Appendix A Submissions
Appendix B Witnesses Monday, 7 November 2005 – Canberra

Membership of the Committee

Acting Chair

Mrs Margaret May MP
(from  5/9/05 )

 

Chair

Dr Andrew Southcott MP
(until 5/9/05 )

 

Deputy Chair

Mr Kim Wilkie MP

 

 

Members

Hon Dick Adams MP

Senator Andrew Bartlett

 

Mr Michael Johnson MP

Senator Carol Brown

 

Mr Michael Keenan MP

Senator Brett Mason

 

Ms Sophie Panopoulos MP

Senator Santo Santoro

 

Mr Bernie Ripoll MP

Senator Glenn Sterle

 

Hon Bruce Scott MP

Senator Russell Trood

 

 

Senator Dana Wortley

Committee Secretariat

Secretary

Gillian Gould

Inquiry Secretary

Stephanie Mikac

Research Officer

Serica Mackay

Administrative Officer

Heidi Luschtinetz

Resolution of appointment

The Resolution of Appointment of the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties allows it to inquire into and report upon:

  1. matters arising from treaties and related National Interest Analyses and proposed treaty actions presented or deemed to be presented to the Parliament;
  2. any question relating to a treaty or other international instrument, whether or not negotiated to completion, referred to the committee by:
    1. either House of the Parliament, or
    2. a Minister; and
  3. such other matters as may be referred to the committee by the Minister for Foreign Affairs and on such conditions as the Minister may prescribe.

List of abbreviations

AAD

Australian Antarctic Division

CITES

Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna

COAG

Council of Australian Governments

Cth

Commonwealth

IWC

International Whaling Commission

JARPA

Japan Antarctic Research Program

NIA

National Interest Analysis

NSW

New South Wales

Tas

Tasmania

 

 

List of recommendations

3 Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography

Recommendation 1

The Committee supports the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography and recommends that binding treaty action be taken.

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