§ 29. Mr. Peter Archer
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will submit proposals to the United Nations for an international agreement for co-ordinating domestic provisions relating to arrest, jurisdiction to try, and punishment of persons hijacking international aircraft.
§ Mr. Anthony Royle
The Convention for the suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft, which provides an international legal frame-work for bringing hi-jackers to justice, was concluded at The Hague on 16th December, 1970. Its text will shortly be laid before Parliament as a White Paper.