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This instrument declares Al-Raqqa Province in Syria as an area of a foreign country in which a listed terrorist organisation is engaging in a hostile activity for the purposes of section 119.2 of the Criminal Code.
Administered by: Foreign Affairs and Trade
Registered 04 Dec 2014
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR09-Feb-2015
Tabled Senate09-Feb-2015
Date ceased to have effect 05 Dec 2017
Ceased by Criminal Code Act 1995
Ceasing Comments see subsection 119.3(4) of the Criminal Code set out in the Schedule to the Criminal Code Act 1995
Date of repeal 29 Nov 2017
Repealed by Criminal Code (Foreign Incursions and Recruitment – Declared Areas) Revocation Instrument 2017 – Al-Raqqa Province, Syria

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Criminal Code (Foreign Incursions and Recruitment – Declared Areas) Declaration 2014 – Al‑Raqqa Province, Syria

Criminal Code Act 1995

I, JULIE BISHOP, Minister for Foreign Affairs, make this Declaration under subsection 119.3(1) of the Criminal Code.

Dated                  4th                   December 2014



Minister for Foreign Affairs


1          Name of Declaration

            This declaration is the Criminal Code (Foreign Incursions and Recruitment – Declared Areas) Declaration 2014 – Al‑Raqqa Province, Syria

2          Commencement

            This declaration commences on the day after it is registered.

3          Authority

            This declaration is made under subsection 119.3(1) of the Criminal Code.


4          Declared area in a foreign country

(1)      Al-Raqqa province in Syria as shown marked ‘AL-RAQQA’ on the maps attached hereto and marked ‘A’.  Al-Raqqa province is east of the Syrian province of Aleppo and shares its northern border with Turkey

(2)      Al-Raqqa province in Syria is also known as Ar Raqqah.



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