Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security
the Listing of Al-Qa’ida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) and the re-listing of 6 Terrorist Organisations
The Parliamentary Joint Comittee on Intelligence and Security today agreed to Review the Listing of Al-Qa’ida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) and the re-listing of 6 Terrorist Organisations
- Al Qa’ida (AQ),
- Jemaah Islamiah (JI)
- Al-Qa’ida in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM)
- Jamiat ul-Ansar (JuA)
- Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG); and,
- Al Qa’ida in Iraq (AQI).
as terrorist organisations under the Criminal Code Act 1995.
Section 102.1A of the Criminal Code Act 1995 provides that the Committee may review a regulation which lists an organisation as a terrorist organisation and report its comments and recommendations to each House of the Parliament before the end of the applicable disallowance period for the House. The disallowance period is 15 sitting days from the day the regulation is tabled.
The Committee invites interested persons and organisations to make submissions addressing the terms of reference by 28 February 2011. Please refer to our brochure called preparing a submission for more information.
In order to facilitate electronic publishing of submissions, the Committee would prefer them to be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org; or sent on disk or CD-ROM to the Committee Secretariat in Microsoft Word® or Portable Document Format (PDF).
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