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This regulation specifies Al-Qa'ida in the Arabian Peninsula as a terrorist organisation for the purposes of pargaraph (b) of the definition of 'terrorist organisation' in subsection 102.1 of the Criminal Code.
Administered by: Attorney-General's; Home Affairs
Registered 25 Nov 2016
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR28-Nov-2016
Tabled Senate29-Nov-2016
To be ceased 26 Nov 2019
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—Al‑Qa’ida in the Arabian Peninsula) Regulation 2016

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 24 November 2016

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—Al‑Qa’ida in the Arabian Peninsula......................................... 1

Schedule 1—Repeals                                                                                                                                       2

Criminal Code (Terrorist Organisation—Al‑Qa’ida in the Arabian Peninsula) Regulation 2013 2

 


1  Name

                   This is the Criminal Code (Terrorist Organisation—Al-Qa’ida in the Arabian Peninsula) Regulation 2016.

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.

26 November 2016

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—Al‑Qa’ida in the Arabian Peninsula

             (1)  For the purposes of paragraph (b) of the definition of terrorist organisation in subsection 102.1(1) of the Criminal Code, the organisation known as al‑Qa’ida in the Arabian Peninsula is specified.

             (2)  Al‑Qa’ida in the Arabian Peninsula is also known by the following names:

                     (a)  al‑Qa’ida in Yemen;

                     (b)  Ansar al‑Sharia;

                     (c)  AQAP;

                     (d)  AQY;

                     (e)  Sons of Hadramawt;

                      (f)  Supporters of Sharia.