Wednesday, 15 October 2008
1999 Montreal Convention
- That the Senate calls on the Prime Minister (Mr Rudd) and the Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government (Mr Albanese) to take immediate action:
- to secure from the Executive Council approval for Australia to enter into the 1999 Montreal Convention to ensure just compensation for Australian passengers injured on international flights; and
- to lodge Australia’s formal instrument of accession to the convention with the International Civil Aviation Organization.
Question agreed to.