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This instrument prescribes Islamic State 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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Criminal Code (Terrorist Organisation—Islamic State) 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............ Schedules...................................................................................................................... 1

5............ Terrorist organisation—Islamic State............................................................................ 1

Schedule 1—Repeals                                                                                                                                       3

Criminal Code (Terrorist Organisation—Islamic State) Regulations 2017                              3

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Criminal Code (Terrorist Organisation—Islamic State) 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Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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  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—Islamic State

             (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 is specified.

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

                     (a)  Al‑Qa’ida in Iraq;

                     (b)  Al‑Qa’ida in Iraq – Zarqawi;

                     (c)  Al‑Qa’ida of Jihad in the Land of the Two Rivers;

                     (d)  Al‑Qa’ida of Jihad Organization in the Land of the Two Rivers;

                     (e)  Al‑Tawhid;

                      (f)  Al‑Tawhid and al‑Jihad;

                     (g)  Brigades of Tawhid;

                     (h)  Dawla al‑Islamiya;

                      (i)  Dawla al‑Islamiya fi al‑Iraq wa as‑Sham;

                      (j)  Islamic State of Iraq;

                     (k)  Islamic State of Iraq and al‑Sham;

                      (l)  Jama’at al‑Tawhid wa’al‑Jihad;

                    (m)  Kateab al‑Tawhid;

                     (n)  Mujahidin Shura Council;

                     (o)  Qaida of the Jihad in the Land of the Two Rivers;

                     (p)  Tanzeem Qa’idat al Jihad Bilad al Raafidaini;

                     (q)  Tanzim Qa’idat al‑Jihad fi Bilad al‑Rafidayn;

                      (r)  The al‑Zarqawi network;

                      (s)  The Islamic Caliphate;

                      (t)  The Islamic Caliphate State;

                     (u)  The Islamic State of Iraq and al‑Sham;

                     (v)  The Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria;

                    (w)  The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria;

                     (x)  The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant;

                     (y)  The Monotheism and Jihad Group;

                     (z)  The Organisation Base of Jihad Country of the Two Rivers;

                    (za)  The Organisation Base of Jihad Mesopotamia;

                   (zb)  The Organisation of Jihad’s Base in the Country of the Two Rivers;

                    (zc)  Unity and Holy Struggle;

                   (zd)  Unity and Holy War;

                    (ze)  Unity and Jihad Group.


Schedule 1Repeals

  

Criminal Code (Terrorist Organisation—Islamic State) Regulations 2017

1  The whole of the instrument

Repeal the instrument.