House of Representatives Committees

House Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs

Inquiry into the legal regimes of Australia's external territories and the Jervis Bay Territory

Report

On 7 March 1991, the House Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs tabled its report on the entitled Islands in the sun: Legal regimes of Australia's external territories and the Jervis Bay Territory.

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This report is available in two parts to reduce download size.
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This report is comprised of preliminary pages, 7 chapters and 5 appendices.

Islands in the sun: Legal regimes of Australia's external territories and the Jervis Bay Territory

Part A: Preliminary pages up to Chapter 6 (PDF 2529KB)
Foreword, Contents, Committee Membership, Terms of Reference, List of Abbreviations, Maps and List of Recommendations

Ch1: Introduction

Ch2: Territory of Ashmore and Cartier Islands
Ch3: Territory of Christmas Island

Ch4: Territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Ch5: Coral Sea Islands Territory
Ch6: Jervis Bay Territory


Part B: Chapter 7 to Appendix E (end) (PDF 3247KB)

Ch7: Territory of Norfolk Island
Appendix A: Submissions
Appendix B: Exhibits

Appendix C: 1: Public hearings
  2: Witnesses
Appendix D: 1: Options papers
  i Christmas Island
  ii Cocos (Keeling) Islands
  iii Norfolk Island
  2: Territory of Norfolk Island Working Paper/Emerging Conclusions
Appendix E: i Submission from the Hon. David Buffet, MLA, President, Norfolk Island Legislative Assemby, Norfolk Island
  ii Submission from Ms Alice Buffet, MLA, Member, Norfolk Island Legislative Assemby, Norfolk Island

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