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This instrument specifies Hamas as an organisation for the purposes of paragraph (b) of the definition of ‘terrorist organisation’ in subsection 102.1(1) of the Criminal Code.
Administered by: Home Affairs
Registered 03 Mar 2022
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled Senate28-Mar-2022
Tabled HR29-Mar-2022
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Criminal Code (Terrorist Organisation—Hamas) Regulations 2022

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 03 March 2022

David Hurley

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Karen Andrews

Minister for Home Affairs

 

 

 

  

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

4............ Schedules...................................................................................................................... 1

5............ Terrorist organisation—Hamas..................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Repeals                                                                                                                                       2

Criminal Code (Terrorist Organisation—Hamas’ Izz al‑Din al‑Qassam Brigades) Regulations 2021      2

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Criminal Code (Terrorist Organisation—Hamas) Regulations 2022.

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.

4 March 2022

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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—Hamas

             (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 Hamas is specified.

             (2)  Hamas is also known by the following names:

                     (a)  Al‑Athja al‑Islami;

                     (b)  Al‑Tiar al‑Islami;

                     (c)  Harakat al‑Muqawama al‑Islamiya;

                     (d)  Islamic Resistance Movement.