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This instrument declares the 25 August 2007 attack in Hyderabad, India, as a 'declared overseas terrorist act' for the purposes of the Australian Victim of Terrorism Overseas Payment Scheme.
Administered by: Home Affairs
Registered 03 Sep 2019
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR09-Sep-2019
Tabled Senate09-Sep-2019

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Social Security (Declared Overseas Terrorist Act) Declaration 2019—Hyderabad (2007)

Social Security Act 1991

I, SCOTT JOHN MORRISON, Prime Minister, make this declaration under subsection 35B(1) of the Social Security Act 1991.

Dated                       7 August    2019



Prime Minister

1              Name of declaration

                This declaration is the Social Security (Declared Overseas Terrorist Act) Declaration 2019—Hyderabad (2007)

2              Commencement

                This declaration commences on the day after this instrument is registered.

3              Definitions

                In this declaration:

                Act means the Social Security Act 1991.

                terrorist act has the same meaning as in subsection 100.1(1) of the Criminal Code.

4              Declared overseas terrorist act

                For the purposes of subsection 35B(1) of the Act, the following terrorist act is a declared overseas terrorist act:

1)      The bombings at approximately 19.50 (local time) on 25 August 2007, in the Gokul Chat Bhandar restaurant on Gokul Kanchi Guda Station Road, Koti, and Lumbini Amusement Park in Hyderabad, India.