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Criminal Code Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 11)

Authoritative Version
  • - F2012L01697
  • No longer in force
SLI 2012 No. 195 Regulations as made
This regulation amends the Criminal Code Regulations 2002 to specify Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) 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Repealed by Attorney-General's (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013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. 11)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2012 No. 195

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

QUENTIN BRYCE

Governor-General

By Her Excellency’s Command

NICOLA ROXON


1              Name of regulation

                This regulation is the Criminal Code Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 11).

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 4W

substitute

4W          Terrorist organisations—Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK)

         (1)   For paragraph (b) of the definition of terrorist organisation in subsection 102.1 (1) of the Code, the organisation known as Kurdistan Workers Party is specified.

         (2)   For subregulation (1), Kurdistan Workers Party is also known by the following names:

                (a)    Freedom and Democratic Congress of Kurdistan;

               (b)    Hezan Parastina Gel (HPG);

                (c)    KADEK;

               (d)    KG;

                (e)    KHK;

                (f)    Kongra Gel;

               (g)    Kongra Gele Kurdistan;

               (h)    Kurdish Freedom Falcons;

                (i)    Kurdish Liberation Hawks;

                (j)    Kurdistan Freedom and Democracy Congress;

               (k)    Kurdistan Freedom Brigade;

                (l)    Kurdistan Freedom Hawks;

              (m)    Kurdistan Halk Kongresi;

               (n)    Kurdistan Labor Party;

               (o)    Kurdistan Ozgurluk Sahinleri;

               (p)    Kurdistan People’s Congress;

               (q)    New PKK;

                (r)    Partiya Karkeren Kurdistan;

                (s)    People’s Congress of Kurdistan;

                (t)    People’s Defence Force;

               (u)    PKK;

               (v)    TAK;

              (w)    Teyrbazên Azadiya Kurdistan.


Note

1.       All legislative instruments and compilations are registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments kept under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003. See www.comlaw.gov.au.