The Guides to Social Policy Law is a collection of publications designed to assist decision makers administering social policy law. The information contained in this publication is intended only as a guide to relevant legislation/policy. The information is accurate as at the date listed at the bottom of the page, but may be subject to change. To discuss individual circumstances please contact Services Australia. History of the Agreement with the USA


The Agreement between Australia and the USA was signed on the 27 September 2001 and commenced on 1 October 2002.

The Agreement with the USA is a formal treaty under international law and is included in the SS(IntAgree)Act (the Act) as Schedule 13.

Act reference: SS(IntAgree)Act Schedule 13 USA

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