|Title:||Genocide Convention Act, 1949|
|Title in original language:||Genocide Convention Act 1949 [assented to 12 July 1949] : an act to approve of ratification by Australia of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, and for other purposes|
|Entry into force:||12.07.1949|
Section 4 of the Act provides parliamentary approval for Australian ratification of the Genocide Convention. Section 5 authorizes the Australian instrument of ratification for the Genocide Convention to extend the application of the Convention to all Australia's external territories.