Report 166

November 2016

© Commonwealth of Australia 2016
ISBN: 978-1-74366-547-3

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Executive Summary



Resolution of Appointment

List of Recommendations

1. Introduction

  Purpose of the report
  Conduct of the Committee’s review

2. Implementation Procedures for Airworthiness - USA

  Airworthiness regulation in Australia
  FAA recognition
  Specific provisions
  Australian obligations
  Resourcing and demand

3. Choice of Court Agreements - Accession

  Timeline and signatories
  Benefits of the Convention

4. GATT Schedule of Concessions - amendment

  Overview and national interest summary
  Reasons for Australia to take the proposed treaty action
  Costs of the treaty action

5. Radio Regulations - Partial Revision

  Overview and national interest summary
  Reservations and declarations
  Entry into force and implementation
  Costs of the treaty action

A. Submissions

B. Witnesses

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

This inquiry will examine the following treaties:

  • Amendment 1 to Revision 1 of the Implementation Procedures for Airworthiness covering Design Approval, Production Activities, Export Airworthiness Approval, Post Design Approval Activities, and Technical Assistance between Authorities under the Agreement on the Promotion of Aviation Safety and Addendum to the Implementation Procedures for Airworthiness between the Government of Australia and the Government of the United States of America