Report 139

Report 139 tabled on 13 May 2014

On Tuesday, 13 May 2014, the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties tabled its report on the Review into Treaties tabled on 11 December 2013, referred on 15 January and tabled on 11 February 2014.

© Commonwealth of Australia 2014

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Preliminary pages
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: Air Service Agreements with Serbia and Vanuatu
Introduction, Overview and national interest summary, Reasons for Australia to take the proposed treaty action, Obligations, Aviation safety, Ramp inspections, Deviation from the International Civil Aviation Organisation standards, Fuel policy, Implementation, Costs, Conclusion

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Chapter 3: Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of the Republic of Croatia relating to Air Services
Introduction, Overview and national interest summary, Reasons for Australia to take the proposed treaty action, Obligations, Implementation, Costs, Conclusion

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Chapter 4: Agreement on Port State Measures to Prevent, Deter and Eliminate Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing
Introduction, Background, Overview and national interest summary, Reasons for Australia to take the proposed treaty action, Obligations, Entry to and use of ports, Port inspections, Flag state obligations, Information-sharing mechanisms, Implementation, Costs, Conclusion

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Chapter 5: Protocol to the 2007 World Wine Trade Group Agreement on Requirements for Wine Labelling Concerning Alcohol Tolerance, Vintage, Variety, and Wine Regions
Introduction, Overview and national interest summary, Reasons for Australia to take the proposed treaty action, Obligations, Implementation, Costs, Conclusion

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Chapter 6: Two Tax Information Exchange Agreements
Introduction, Overview and national interest summary, Reasons for Australia to take the proposed treaty action, Obligations, Implementation, Costs, Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters, Conclusion

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Appendix A: Submissions

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Appendix B: Witnesses

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About this inquiry

This inquiry will examine four treaties tabled on 11 December 2013:



Past Public Hearings

03 Mar 2014: Canberra
10 Feb 2014: Canberra

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