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SLI 2015 No. 126 Regulations as made
This regulation amends the Criminal Code Regulations 2002 to re-list the organisation Kurdistan Workers’ Party as a terrorist organisation for the purposes of the definition of a 'terrorist organisation' under paragraph 102.1(1)(b) of the Criminal Code, for a period of three years.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Registered 10 Aug 2015
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR11-Aug-2015
Tabled Senate11-Aug-2015
Date ceased to have effect 11 Aug 2018
Ceased by Criminal Code Act 1995
Ceasing Comments see subsection 102.1(3) of the Criminal Code set out in the Schedule to the Criminal Code Act 1995
Date of repeal 04 Aug 2018
Repealed by Criminal Code (Terrorist Organisation—Kurdistan Workers’ Party) Regulations 2018
Table of contents.

 

Criminal Code (Terrorist Organisation—Kurdistan Workers’ Party) Regulation 2015

 

Select Legislative Instrument No. 126, 2015

I, the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC QC, Administrator of the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulation.

Dated 06 August 2015

Paul de Jersey

Administrator

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—Kurdistan Workers’ Party............................. 2

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                3

Criminal Code Regulations 2002                                                                            3

 


1  Name

                   This is the Criminal Code (Terrorist Organisation—Kurdistan Workers’ Party) Regulation 2015.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

The day after this instrument is registered.

11 August 2015

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

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—Kurdistan Workers’ Party

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

             (2)  Kurdistan Workers’ Party is also known by the following names:

                     (a)  Freedom and Democratic Congress of Kurdistan;

                     (b)  Hezan Parastina Gel;

                     (c)  Kongra Gel;

                     (d)  Kongra Gele Kurdistan;

                     (e)  Kurdish Freedom Falcons;

                      (f)  Kurdish Liberation Hawks;

                     (g)  Kurdistan Freedom and Democracy Congress;

                     (h)  Kurdistan Freedom Brigade;

                      (i)  Kurdistan Freedom Hawks;

                      (j)  Kurdistan Halk Kongresi;

                     (k)  Kurdistan Labor Party;

                      (l)  Kurdistan Ozgurluk Sahinleri;

                    (m)  Kurdistan People’s Congress;

                     (n)  New PKK;

                     (o)  Partiya Karkeren Kurdistan;

                     (p)  People’s Congress of Kurdistan;

                     (q)  People’s Defence Force;

                      (r)  PKK;

                      (s)  Teyrbazên Azadiya Kurdistan.


Schedule 1Amendments

  

Criminal Code Regulations 2002

1  Regulation 4W

Repeal the regulation.