Consular functions in Macau - China

The Treaties Committee is empowered by its resolution of appointment to inquire into and report on 'matters arising from treaties and related National Interest Analysis and proposed treaty actions presented or deemed to be presented to the Parliament.'

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The Committee invites interested persons and organisations to make submissions by 21 July 2017.

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About this inquiry

This inquiry will examine the Exchange of notes amending the:

Agreement on Consular Relations between Australia and the People’s Republic of China [2000] ATS 26


Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of the People’s Republic of China concerning the Continuation of the Consular Functions by Australia in the Macau Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China
[1999] ATS 33

(Canberra, 9 May 2016)

Past Public Hearings

14 Aug 2017: Canberra


Inquiry Status

Report 173 tabled


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