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This instrument prescribes the Islamic State West Africa Province as a terrorist organisation for the purposes of paragraph (b) of the definition of 'terrorist organisation' in subsection 102.1 of the Criminal Code.
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Registered 26 Jun 2020
To be ceased 01 Jul 2023
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Criminal Code (Terrorist Organisation—Islamic State West Africa Province) Regulations 2020

I, General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulations.

Dated 25 June 2020

David Hurley

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Peter Dutton

Minister for Home Affairs

 

  

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

4............ Terrorist organisation—Islamic State West Africa Province......................................... 1

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Criminal Code (Terrorist Organisation—Islamic State West Africa Province) Regulations 2020.

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

1 July 2020.

1 July 2020

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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  Terrorist organisation—Islamic State West Africa Province

             (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 Islamic State West Africa Province is specified.

             (2)  Islamic State West Africa Province is also known by the following names:

                     (a)  Islamic State in West Africa;

                     (b)  Islamic State of Iraq and Syria – West Africa;

                     (c)  Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant – West Africa;

                     (d)  Wilayat Gharb Afriqiyah.