Preliminary report: Defence Trade Controls Bill 2011 [Provisions]

Preliminary report: Defence Trade Controls Bill 2011 [Provisions]

15 August 2012

© Commonwealth of Australia 2012
ISBN 978-1-74229-669-2

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View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Members of the committee (PDF 9KB)
Chapter 1 - Terms of the Inquiry (PDF 79KB)

Background to the Defence Trade Controls Bill 2011
Scrutiny of Bills Committee
Purpose of the bill
Conduct of the inquiry
Preliminary Report

Chapter 2 - Strengthened export controls (PDF 210KB)

Changes to current defence export control regime–strengthening export controls
Current trade framework[4]

Chapter 3 - Treaty between the Government of Australia and the Government of the United States of America concerning Defense Trade Cooperation (PDF 178KB)

Obligations under the treaty

Chapter 4 - Consultation (PDF 82KB)

Failure to consult with university and research sectors

Chapter 5 - Conclusions and recommendations (PDF 78KB)

Post Implementation Review
ITAR reform

Appendix 1 - List of submissions (PDF 6KB)
Appendix 2 - Public hearings and witnesses (PDF 47KB)
Appendix 3 -  Additional information, tabled documents, and answers to questions on notice (PDF 44KB)
Appendix 4 -  Answers to questions on notice from Department of Defence received 20 June 2012* (PDF 15349KB)

*Only available in PDF

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