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Regulations as made
This regulation specifies Boko Haram for the purposes of paragraph (b) of the definition of ‘terrorist organisation’ in subsection 102.1(1) of the Criminal Code Act 1995.
Administered by: Attorney-General's; Home Affairs
Registered 30 Jun 2017
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR08-Aug-2017
Tabled Senate08-Aug-2017
To be ceased 01 Jul 2020
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—Boko Haram) Regulations 2017

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 regulations.

Dated 27 June 2017

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—Boko Haram............................................................................ 1

Schedule 1—Repeals                                                                                                                                       3

Criminal Code (Terrorist Organisation—Boko Haram) Regulation 2014                                 3

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Criminal Code (Terrorist Organisation—Boko Haram) Regulations 2017.

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.

1 July 2017

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—Boko Haram

             (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 Boko Haram is specified.

             (2)  Boko Haram is also known by the following names:

                     (a)  Group of the Followers of the Prophet for Propagation and Holy Struggle;

                     (b)  Islamic State in West Africa;

                     (c)  Jama’atu Ahlis Sunna Lidda’awati Wal‑Jihad;

                     (d)  Nigerian Mujahideen;

                     (e)  Nigerian Taliban;

                      (f)  People Committed to the Propagation of the Prophet’s Teachings and Jihad;

                     (g)  Western Education is Forbidden;

                     (h)  Wilayat Gharb Afriqiyah;

                      (i)  Yusuffiya Movement;

                      (j)  Yusuffiya Sect.


Schedule 1Repeals

  

Criminal Code (Terrorist Organisation—Boko Haram) Regulation 2014

1  The whole of the regulation

Repeal the regulation.