Partial suspension of sanctions against Iran

4 May 2016

© Commonwealth of Australia 2016
ISBN 978-1-76010-437-5

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Committee Membership (PDF 24KB)
Abbreviations (PDF 6KB)
Recommendations (PDF 28KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 13KB)

Referral of inquiry and terms of reference
Conduct of the inquiry
Structure of the report
Note on references

Chapter 2 - Background (PDF 29KB)

Partial suspension of sanctions against Iran
Australian Iran relations

Chapter 3 - Key issues (PDF 162KB)

Explanatory statements
Removal of entities and financial ties
Lack of public consultation
Significance of the partial suspension
Human rights in Iran
Iran in international affairs
An Australian trade office in Iran

Chapter 4 - Committee view and recommendations (PDF 29KB)

Human rights and international affairs
The need for public consultation
Enhanced information on the sanctions regime
Doing business in Iran

Dissenting Report of Coalition Senators (PDF 29KB)

Bilateral Engagement with Iran
Autonomous Sanctions Bill 2011
Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action and obligations under UNSC 2231

Appendix 1 - Submissions (PDF 8KB)
Appendix 2 - Tabled documents additional information, and answers to questions on notice (PDF 9KB)

Tabled Documents
Additional information
Answers to Questions on Notice

Appendix 3 - Public Hearings and witnesses (PDF 7KB)

Wednesday 27 April 2016

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