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Administrative Practices and Procedures and Parliamentary Processes Involving Treaties Entered into, or proposed to be entered into, by the Commonwealth (Treaties)


Inquiry status:Past
Date commenced:18 Oct 2006
Date Ended:20 Jun 2007
Committee:Uniform Legislation and Statutes Review Committee
House:Legislative Council
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Terms of Reference:Terms of Reference
On 18 October 2006, the Standing Committee on Uniform Legislation and Statutes Review resolved to conduct an inquiry and to report to the Legislative Council on the practical implications of clause 8.3(c) of the Committee’s terms of reference having regard to -
(a)clarifying the current administrative practices and procedures and parliamentary processes in Western Australia relating to treaties entered into or proposed to be entered into by the Commonwealth;
(b)identifying the current administrative practices and procedures and parliamentary processes in other Australian jurisdictions relating to treaties entered into or proposed to be entered into by the Commonwealth;
(c)the means by which Members of Parliament may be made aware of and be provided with an opportunity to contribute to the treaty-making process; and
(d)any other relevant matters in relation to the Committee’s effective scrutiny of treaties entered into or proposed to be entered into by the Commonwealth.

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Unless a venue is specified, hearings are held at the
Legislative Council Committee Rooms Ground Floor, 18-32 Parliament Place, West Perth

DateTimeVenueOrganisationWitnessBroadcastTranscript
18 Oct 200609:30 AMDepartment of Premier & CabinetDr John Phillimore, Director, Intergovernmental Relations, Dept of Premier & Cabinet; and Ms Ruth Young, Principal Policy Officer, Office of the Diretor General, Dept of Premier & Cabinet
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