Report 143

Report 143: Treaties tabled on 17 June and 15 July 2014

On Wednesday, 24 September 2014, the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties tabled Report 143: Treaties tabled on 17 June and 15 July 2014.

© Commonwealth of Australia 2014

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Preliminary pages
Foreword, Membership of the Committee, Resolution of Appointment, List of abbreviations, List of Recommendations

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Chapter 1: Introduction
Purpose of the report, Conduct of the Committee's review

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Chapter 2: Amendment to the Annex to the Protocol on Trade in Services in the Australia New Zealand Closer Economic Relations Trade Agreement
Introduction, Background, Obligations, Conclusion

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Chapter 3: Treaty on Economic Cooperation between the Government of Australia and the Government of the Independent State of Papua New Guinea
Introduction, Background, Papua New Guinea’s economy, The proposed treaty, Obligations, Economic obligations, Development obligations, Fraud prevention obligations, Costs and implementation, Conclusion

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Chapter 4: Amendments to the migratory birds bilateral treaties between Australia and China, Japan and Korea
Introduction, Background, Health of the flyway, The three treaties, Overview and national interest summary, The CAMBA amendments, The JAMBA amendments, The ROKAMBA amendments, Conclusion

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Chapter 5: Minor Treaty Action
Introduction, Minor treaty action, Amendment to Annex 15A (Government Procurement) of the Australia-Chile Free Trade Agreement
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Appendix A: Submissions
Appendix B: Witnesses

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Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Joint Standing Committee on Treaties
PO Box 6021
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 4002

About this inquiry

Three treaties are under consideration:

Past Public Hearings

01 Sep 2014: Canberra