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Criminal Code Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 9)

Authoritative Version
  • - F2012L01695
  • No longer in force
SLI 2012 No. 193 Regulations as made
This regulation amends the Criminal Code Regulations 2002 to specify Al-Shabaab as a terrorist organisation for the purposes of paragraph (b) of the definition of 'terrorist organisation' under subsection 102.1 of the Criminal Code Act 1995.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Registered 17 Aug 2012
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR20-Aug-2012
Tabled Senate20-Aug-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Repealed by Attorney-General's (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013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. 9)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2012 No. 193

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 16 August 2012



By Her Excellency’s Command


1              Name of regulation

                This regulation is the Criminal Code Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 9).

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 4X


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-Islaam;

               (b)    Al-Shabaab al-Islamiya;

                (c)    Al-Shabaab Al-Jihaad;

               (d)    Al-Shabab;

                (e)    Ash‑shabaab;

                (f)    Harakat al-Shabaab al-Mujahideen;

               (g)    Harakat Shabab Al-Mujahidin;

               (h)    Harakatul Shabaab al-Mujaahidiin;

                (i)    Hisb’ul Shabaab;

                (j)    Hizbul Shabaab;

               (k)    HSM;

                (l)    Mujaahidiin Youth Movement;

              (m)    Mujahideen Youth Movement;

               (n)    Mujahidin Al-Shabaab Movement;

               (o)    Mujahidin Youth Movement;

               (p)    MYM;

               (q)    Shabaab;

                (r)    The Popular Resistance Movement in the Land of the Two Migrations;

                (s)    The Unity of Islamic Youth;

                (t)    The Youth;

               (u)    Young Mujahideen Movement;

               (v)    Young Mujahideen Movement in Somalia, Youth Wing.


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