Terms of reference

Terms of reference

That the following matters be referred to the Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee for inquiry and report by 21 October 1999:

  1. economic, social and political conditions in East Timor including respect for human rights in the territory;
  2. Indonesia’s military presence in East Timor and reports of ongoing conflict in the territory;
  3. the prospects for a just and lasting settlement of the East Timor conflict;
  4. Australia’s humanitarian and development assistance in East Timor;
  5. the Timor Gap (Zone of Cooperation Treaty); and
  6. past and present Australian Government policy toward East Timor including the issue of East Timorese self-determination.

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