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Criminal Code Amendment Regulations 2008 (No. 1)

Authoritative Version
  • - F2008L02843
  • No longer in force
SLI 2008 No. 160 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Criminal Code Amendment Regulations 2002 to specify Al-Qa'ida (AQ) as a terrorist organisation for the purpose of paragraph (b) of the definition of terrorist organisation in section 102.1 of the Criminal Code Act 1995.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Registered 08 Aug 2008
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR26-Aug-2008
Tabled Senate26-Aug-2008
Date of repeal 09 Apr 2013
Repealed by Attorney-General's (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013

Criminal Code Amendment Regulations 2008 (No. 1)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2008 No. 160

I, PHILIP MICHAEL JEFFERY, Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Regulations under the Criminal Code Act 1995.

Dated 7 August 2008



By His Excellency’s Command


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Criminal Code Amendment Regulations 2008 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on the day after they are registered.

3              Amendment of Criminal Code Regulations 2002

                Schedule 1 amends the Criminal Code Regulations 2002.

Schedule 1        Amendment

(regulation 3)


[1]           Regulation 4A


4A           Terrorist organisations — Al‑Qa’ida

         (1)   For paragraph (b) of the definition of terrorist organisation in subsection 102.1 (1) of the Code, the organisation known as Al‑Qa’ida is specified.

         (2)   For subregulation (1), Al‑Qa’ida is also known by the following names:

                (a)    Al‑Qaida;

               (b)    Al‑Qaeda;

                (c)    Al‑Jabhah al‑Islamiyyah al‑’Alamiyyah li‑Qital al‑Yahud wal‑Salibiyyin;

               (d)    International Front for Fighting Jews and Crusaders;

                (e)    International Islamic Front Against Jews and Christians;

                (f)    International Islamic Front for Jihad Against Jews and Crusaders;

                (g)    Islamic Army for the Liberation of the Holy Shrines;

                (h)    Islamic Army of the Liberation of the Holy Places;

                 (i)    Islamic Salvation Foundation;

                (j)    Maktab al‑Khidamat;

               (k)    Qa’idat al‑Jihad;

                 (l)    The Base;

               (m)    The Group for the Preservation of Holy Sites;

                (n)    Usama Bin Laden Network;

               (o)    Usama Bin Laden Organisation.


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