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SLI 2015 No. 6 Regulations as made
This regulation amends the Criminal Code Regulations 2002 and specifies Ansar al-Islam as a terrorist organisation for the purposes of subparagraph (b) of the definition of a 'terrorist organisation' under subsection 102.1(1) of the Criminal Code Act 1995.
Administered by: Attorney-General's; Home Affairs
Made 26 Feb 2015
Registered 02 Mar 2015
Tabled HR 03 Mar 2015
Tabled Senate 03 Mar 2015
Date ceased to have effect 03 Mar 2018
Ceased by Criminal Code Act 1995
Ceasing Comments see subsection 102.1(3) of the Criminal Code set out in the Schedule of the Criminal Code Act 1995
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Criminal Code (Terrorist Organisation—Ansar al‑Islam) Regulation 2015

 

Select Legislative Instrument No. 6, 2015

I, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Ret’d), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulation.

Dated 26 February 2015

Peter Cosgrove

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

George Brandis QC

Attorney‑General

 

  

  

  


Contents

1............ Name................................................................................................... 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Authority............................................................................................. 1

4............ Schedules............................................................................................ 1

5............ Terrorist organisation—Ansar al‑Islam............................................... 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                3

Criminal Code Regulations 2002                                                                            3

 


1  Name

                   This is the Criminal Code (Terrorist Organisation—Ansar al-Islam) Regulation 2015.

2  Commencement

                   This instrument commences on the day after it is registered.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under the Criminal Code Act 1995.

4  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

5  Terrorist organisation—Ansar al‑Islam

             (1)  For paragraph (b) of the definition of terrorist organisation in subsection 102.1(1) of the Criminal Code Act 1995, the organisation known as Ansar al‑Islam is specified.

             (2)  Ansar al‑Islam is also known by the following names:

                     (a)  Ansar al‑Islam Army;

                     (b)  Ansar al‑Sunna;

                     (c)  Army of Ansar al‑Islam;

                     (d)  Devotees of Islam;

                     (e)  Followers of Islam in Kurdistan;

                      (f)  Jaish Ansar al‑Islam;

                     (g)  Jaish Ansar al‑Sunna;

                     (h)  Jund al‑Islam;

                      (i)  Kurdish Taliban;

                      (j)  Kurdistan Supporters of Islam;

                     (k)  Partisans of Islam;

                      (l)  Protectors of Islam;

                    (m)  Protectors of the Sunni Faith;

                     (n)  Soldiers of God;

                     (o)  Soldiers of Islam;

                     (p)  Supporters of Islam in Kurdistan.


Schedule 1Amendments

  

Criminal Code Regulations 2002

1  Regulation 4H

Repeal the regulation.