Senate debates

Wednesday, 15 October 2008

1999 Montreal Convention

3:52 pm

Photo of Nick XenophonNick Xenophon (SA, Independent) Share this | Hansard source

I move:

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:
(a)
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
(b)
to lodge Australia’s formal instrument of accession to the convention with the International Civil Aviation Organization.

Question agreed to.

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