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Inquiry into the Arrangements Surrounding Crimes Committed at Sea

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On Monday 24 June 2013, the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs tabled its report on the inquiry into the arrangements surrounding crimes committed at sea entitled Troubled Waters.

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This report is comprised of preliminary pages, 6 chapters, and 9 appendices.

Troubled Waters

Preliminary pages (PDF 126KB)
Contents, Foreword, Committee Membership, Terms of Reference, List of Abbreviations and List of Recommendations

Chapter 1 (PDF 80KB)

Chapter 2 (PDF 156KB)
Cruise tourism

Chapter 3 (PDF 502KB)
Jurisdiction at sea: international law and domestic law

Chapter 4 (PDF 210KB)
Promoting safety and crime prevention

Chapter 5 (PDF 211KB)
Responding to crimes at sea

Chapter 6 (PDF 129KB)
Investigating crimes at sea

Appendix A (PDF 35KB)
List of Submissions

Appendix B (PDF 45KB)
List of Exhibits

Appendix C (PDF 55KB)
List of Public Hearings

Appendix D (PDF 7,816KB)
Legal Advice

Appendix E (PDF 53KB)
Milledge Recommendations

Appendix F (PDF 1,835KB)
Government Response

Appendix G (PDF 1,945KB)
National Protocols for Reporting Crimes At Sea

Appendix H (PDF 1,026KB)
Intergovernmental Agreement – Crimes at Sea

Appendix I (PDF 2,395KB)
Vessel Flag States

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