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Criminal Code Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 1)

Authoritative Version
  • - F2012L00553
  • No longer in force
SLI 2012 No. 22 Regulations as made
This regulation amends the Criminal Code Regulations 2002 to specify Ansar al-Islam as a terrorist organisation for the purpose of paragraph (b) of the definition of a terrorist organisation in subsection 102.1(1) of the Criminal Code.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Registered 09 Mar 2012
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR13-Mar-2012
Tabled Senate13-Mar-2012
Date of repeal 09 Apr 2013
Repealed by Attorney-General's (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013

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Criminal Code Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 1)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2012 No. 22

I, QUENTIN BRYCE, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulation under the Criminal Code Act 1995.

Dated 8 March 2012



By Her Excellency’s Command


1              Name of regulation

                This regulation is the Criminal Code Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                This regulation commences on the day after it is registered.

3              Amendment of Criminal Code Regulations 2002

                Schedule 1 amends the Criminal Code Regulations 2002.

Schedule 1        Amendment

(section 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 Sunni Faith;

               (n)    Soldiers of God;

               (o)    Soldiers of Islam;

               (p)    Supporters of Islam in Kurdistan.


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