On behalf of those Governments, a Social Security Agreement was signed in London on 1 October 1990 between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of Australia (listed in Annex 1 to this Regulation and hereinafter referred to as `the Agreement`) (a) for each week completed during the stay in Australia between the ages of sixteen and sixty-five; one week of contributions paid during the quarter in question, representing a quarterly contribution factor of 0.077 for that quarter; The Department has the honour to confirm that the foregoing is acceptable to the Government of Australia and that the Note of the High Commission and this reply together constitute an Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, which shall enter into force on 29 June 1992. By an agreement signed by the parties at Canberra on 29 January 1958, as amended by another agreement signed at Canberra on 16 August 1962 and by other agreements established at Canberra on 6 March 1975 and at London on 29 and 31 December 1986, (b) her former husband had been in Australia for a period of between sixteen and sixty-five years; This Regulation provides for the amendment of the Social Security Act 1975 and Part I of the Child Benefit Act 1975 in order to bring into force the Social Security Convention (as defined in Annex 1), as amended by the provisions of Schedule 3 to the Regulation, between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of Australia. The Convention concerns reciprocity for contributions, old-age pensions, widow`s allowances, family allowances, guardianship allowances, sickness benefits, invalidity benefits and unemployment benefits. . . .

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