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Criminal Code Amendment Regulations 2009 (No. 1)

Authoritative Version
  • - F2009L00835
  • No longer in force
SLI 2009 No. 34 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Criminal Code Regulations 2002 to specify Ansar al-Islam and its aliases as a terrorist organisation for the purposes of paragraph (b) of the definition of a terrorist organisation in subsection 102.1(1) of the Criminal Code Act 1995.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Registered 13 Mar 2009
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR17-Mar-2009
Tabled Senate17-Mar-2009
Date of repeal 09 Apr 2013
Repealed by Attorney-General's (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013

Criminal Code Amendment Regulations 2009 (No. 1)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2009 No. 34

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 13 March 2009



By Her Excellency’s Command


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Criminal Code Amendment Regulations 2009 (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 4H


4H           Terrorist organisations — Ansar al‑Islam

         (1)   For paragraph (b) of the definition of terrorist organisation in subsection 102.1 (1) of the Code, the organisation known as Ansar al‑Islam is specified.

         (2)   For subregulation (1), Ansar al‑Islam is also known by the following names:

                (a)    Ansar al‑Islam Army;

               (b)    Ansar al‑Sunna;

                (c)    Army of Ansar al‑Islam;

               (d)    Devotees of Islam;

                (e)    Followers of Islam in Kurdistan;

                (f)    Jaish Ansar al‑Islam;

                (g)    Jaish Ansar al‑Sunna;

                (h)    Jund al‑Islam;

                 (i)    Kurdish Taliban;

                (j)    Kurdistan Supporters of Islam;

               (k)    Partisans of Islam;

                 (l)    Protectors of Islam;

               (m)    Protectors of the Sunna Faith;

                (n)    Soldiers of God;

               (o)    Soldiers of Islam;

               (p)    Supporters of Islam in Kurdistan.


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