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Criminal Code Amendment Regulations 2009 (No. 12)

Authoritative Version
  • - F2009L03208
  • No longer in force
SLI 2009 No. 208 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Criminal Code Regulations 2002 to specify Al-Shabaab as a terrorist organisation for the purpose of paragraph (b) of the definition of a terrorist organisation in sub-section 102.1(1) of the Criminal Code Act 1995.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Registered 21 Aug 2009
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR07-Sep-2009
Tabled Senate07-Sep-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Repealed by Attorney-General's (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013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. 12)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2009 No. 208

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 14 August 2009



By Her Excellency’s Command


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Criminal Code Amendment Regulations 2009 (No. 12).

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]           After regulation 4W


4X           Terrorist organisations — Al-Shabaab

         (1)   For paragraph (b) of the definition of terrorist organisation in subsection 102.1 (1) of the Code, the organisation known as Al-Shabaab is specified.

         (2)   For subregulation (1), Al-Shabaab is also known by the following names:

                (a)    Al-Shabaab al-Islamiya;

               (b)    Harakat al-Shabaab al-Mujahideen;

                (c)    Mujahidin Youth Movement;

               (d)    Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement;

                (e)    Young Mujahideen Movement;

                (f)    Young Mujahideen Movement in Somalia.


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