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Genocide Convention Act, 1949
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

Act No. 27 of 1949 (as amended). - Source : http://www.comlaw.gov.au/Details/C2004C00496/db3914ea-4ee5-4980-b335-73fa7ddf4d3a (last accessed on 21.05.2012)

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.

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