Your telegrams Circular D.418, 419, 420 and 428.  As already
indicated, His Majesty's Government in the Commonwealth of
Australia is in agreement with the relinquishment of extra-
territorial rights in China and proposes to negotiate a separate
agreement on the subject with the Chinese Government. 
2. The Commonwealth Government does not propose that this draft
treaty should extend beyond the subject of extra-territoriality
nor is it proposed to raise the question of negotiation of a
general commercial treaty in the immediate future.
3. Provisions of Articles 6 and 8 of United Kingdom draft raise
whole question of immigration policy generally. As the Government
in the United Kingdom is aware maintenance of the existing
immigration system in Australia is regarded by public as essential
for economic and social reasons.
4. It is proposed that our draft would cover generally the matters
dealt with in the first five Articles and Article 7 of the United
Kingdom draft.