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Criminal Code Amendment Regulations 2008 (No. 4)

Authoritative Version
  • - F2008L03611
  • No longer in force
SLI 2008 No. 218 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Criminal Code Regulations 2002 to specify Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) as a terrorist organisation for the purpose of paragraph (b) of the definition of terrorist organisation in section 102.1 of the Criminal Code.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Registered 31 Oct 2008
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR10-Nov-2008
Tabled Senate10-Nov-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Repealed by Attorney-General's (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013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. 4)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2008 No. 218

I, QUENTIN BRYCE, 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 31 October 2008



By Her Excellency’s Command


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Criminal Code Amendment Regulations 2008 (No. 4).

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 4C


4C           Terrorist organisations — Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG)

         (1)   For paragraph (b) of the definition of terrorist organisation in subsection 102.1 (1) of the Code, the organisation known as Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) is specified.

         (2)   For subregulation (1), Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) is also known by the following names:

                (a)    AlHarakat Al‑Aslamiya;

               (b)    Al‑Harakat Al‑Islamiyya;

                (c)    Al‑Harakat‑ul Al‑Islamiyaa;

               (d)    Al‑Harakatul‑Islamia;

                (e)    Abou Sayaf Armed Band;

                (f)    Abou Sayyef Group;

                (g)    Abu Sayaff Group;

                (h)    Mujahideen Commando Freedom Fighters.


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