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Criminal Code Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 6)

Authoritative Version
  • - F2012L01016
  • No longer in force
SLI 2012 No. 59 Regulations as made
This regulation amends the Criminal Code Regulations 2002 to specify Hizballah's External Security Organisation 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 11 May 2012
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR21-May-2012
Tabled Senate18-Jun-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Repealed by Attorney-General's (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013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. 6)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2012 No. 59

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 10 May 2012



By Her Excellency’s Command


1              Name of regulation

                This regulation is the Criminal Code Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 6).

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 4Q


4Q           Terrorist organisations — Hizballah’s External Security Organisation

         (1)   For paragraph (b) of the definition of terrorist organisation in subsection 102.1 (1) of the Code, the organisation known as Hizballah’s External Security Organisation is specified.

         (2)   For subregulation (1), Hizballah’s External Security Organisation is also known by the following names:

                (a)    Foreign Action Unit;

               (b)    Hizballah ESO;

                (c)    Hizballah International;

               (d)    Islamic Jihad Organisation;

                (e)    Revolutionary Justice Organisation;

                (f)    Special Operations Branch.


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