Convention to Ban the Importation into Forum Island Countries of Hazardous and Radio Active Waste and to Control the Transboundary Movement and Management of Hazardous Waste within the Pacific Region

Australian Treaty Series Number[2001] ATS 17
Done at Place and Date Waigani, PNG, 09/16/1995
Short TitleWaigani Convention
Treaty Status (General) In Force
Treaty Status (Australia) In Force
Agreement Type Multilateral
Status List Site
Subject of Treaty Hazardous Waste
Australian Signature for Multilaterals at Place and DateWaigani, 09/16/1995
Tabling Dates (Reps)10/18/1995
Tabling Dates (Senate)10/18/1995
National Interest Analysis (NIA) Number and DateGo to Text , 18 June 1996
Regulation Impact Statement
JSCOT Report Number1  
Australian Implemention RequirementsCustoms (Prohibited Exports) Amendment Regulations 1999 (No 1) (SR 1999 No 9) Hazardous Wastes (Regulation of Exports and Imports) (Fees) Amendment Regulations 1999 (No 1) (SR 1999 No 6) Hazardous Waste Regulations of Exports and Imports (Waigani Convention) Regulations 1999 (SR 1999 No 7)
Entry into Force Generally, Date and Conditions
Entry into Force for Australia, Date and Conditions10/21/2001, eif generally 21 Oct 2001 following the deposit of the 10th instrument of ratification (Tuvalu)
also eif for Australia
Treaty Acceptance
1. Action and Date Ratification, 08/17/1998
1. Done at and Date
2. Action and Date
Treaty Withdrawal
1. Action and Date
2. Action and Date
Registered with UN
Other Series Numbers and Reference to TextRules 1999/7; SD 43 p204
Amendments to Treaty and Notes
Last Updated04/13/2012