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Report 124: Treaties tabled on 22 November 2011 and 7 February 2012

10 May 2012

© Commonwealth of Australia 2012
ISBN 978-0-642-79668-4 (Printed version)
ISBN 978-0-642-79669-1 (HTML version)

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Preliminary Pages (PDF 97KB)
 
Chapter 1 Introduction (PDF 84KB)

Purpose of the report
Conduct of the Committee’s review

 
Chapter 2 Amendments to MARPOL Annex VI on Regulations for the Prevention of Air Pollution from Ships by Inclusion of New Regulations on Energy Efficiency for Ships Resolution MEPC.203(62) adopted at London on 15 July 2011 (PDF 125KB)

Introduction
Background
Energy Efficiency Design Index
Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan
Survey and Certification
Reasons for Australia to take the proposed treaty action
Implementation
Costs
Conclusion

 
Chapter 3 Agreement between the European Union and Australia on the Processing and Transfer of Passenger Name Record (PNR) Data by Air Carriers to the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service done at Brussels on 29 September 2011 (PDF 120KB)

Introduction
Background
Reasons for Australia to take the proposed treaty action
Replacement of the 2008 PNR Agreement
Obligations
Implementation
Costs
Conclusion

 
Chapter 4 Protocol amending the Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of the Republic of India for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with Respect to Taxes on Income (New Delhi, 16 December 2010) (PDF 120KB)

Introduction
Overview and national interest summary
Reasons for Australia to take proposed treaty action
Obligations
Implementation
Accuracy of revenue and taxation information
Costs
Conclusion

 
Chapter 5 Minor treaty action:  Amendment to Annex III of the Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade. (PDF 50KB)

Introduction
Minor treaty action

 
Appendix A – Submissions (PDF 25KB)
 
Appendix B – Witnesses (PDF 33KB)

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