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This instrument declares that the terrorist act in Nairobi 2013 is a declared overseas terrorist acts for the purposes of subsection 35B(1) of the Social Security Act 1991.
Administered by: Home Affairs
Registered 16 Oct 2013
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR12-Nov-2013
Tabled Senate12-Nov-2013

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Social Security (Declared Overseas Terrorist Act) Declaration 2013 - Nairobi

Social Security Act 1991

I, TONY ABBOTT, Prime Minister, make this declaration under subsection 35B(1) of the Social Security Act 1991.

Dated 6 October 2013

 


TONY ABBOTT

Prime Minister


1              Name of declaration

                This declaration is the Social Security (Declared Overseas Terrorist Act) Declaration 2013 – Nairobi.

2              Commencement

                This declaration commences on 21 October 2013.

3              Definitions

                In this declaration:

                Act means the Social Security Act 1991.

                terrorist act has the same meaning as in subsection 100.1(1) of the Criminal Code.

4              Declared overseas terrorist act

                For the purposes of subsection 35B(1) of the Act, the armed assault at the Westgate Shopping Mall in Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya on 21‑24 September 2013 is a declared overseas terrorist act.