House of Representatives Committees

Contents


Membership of the Committee
Terms of reference
List of abbreviations
List of recommendations

Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 The listings

Membership of the Committee

Chair

The Hon David Jull MP

 

Deputy Chair

Mr Anthony Byrne MP

 

Members

The Hon Duncan Kerr SC MP

Senator Alan Ferguson

 

Mr Stewart McArthur MP

Senator the Hon Robert Ray

 

Mr Steven Ciobo MP

Senator the Hon John Faulkner

 

 

Senator Fiona Nash

Committee Secretariat

Secretary

Ms Margaret Swieringa

Administration Officer

Mrs Donna Quintus-Bosz

Terms of reference

This inquiry and report is conducted under the following powers:

Criminal Code Act 1995

Section 102.1A Reviews by Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security

Review of listing regulation

  1. If a regulation made after the commencement of this section specifies an organisation for the purposes of paragraph (b) of the definition of terrorist organisation in section 102.1, the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security may:
  1. review the regulation as soon as possible after the making of the regulation; and
  2. report the Committee’s comments and recommendations to each House of the Parliament before the end of the applicable disallowance period

And

Relisting of Al Qa’ida

Criminal Code Amendment Regulations 2006 (No 2)

Select Legislative Instrument 2006 No. 220 [FRIL Reference No: F2006L02639]

Dated 24 August 2006

Relisting of Jemaah Islamiyah

Criminal Code Amendment Regulations 2006 (No. 3)

Select Legislative Instrument 2006 No. 221 [FRIL Reference No: F2006L02640]

List of abbreviations

AQ

Al-Qa’ida

ASG

Abu Sayyaf Group

ASIO

Australian Security Intelligence Organisation

ASPI

Australian Strategic Policy Institute

DFAT

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

DI

Darul Islam ( Indonesia)

FRLI

Federal Register of Legislative Instruments

ICG

International Crisis Group

IEDs

Improvised Explosive Devices

JI

Jemaah Islamiyah

KOMPAK

Komite Aksi Penanggulangan Akibat Krisis (translated as the Crisis management/prevention Committee ) Mujahideen KOMPAK is a Jemaah Islamiyah splinter organisation

MILF

Moro Islamic Liberation Front

MMI

Majelis Mujahidin Indonesia

PIJ

Palestinian Islamic Jihad

UN

United Nations

List of recommendations

1 Introduction

Recommendation 1

The Committee renews its request that the Attorney-General and ASIO incorporate the criteria ASIO has provided for determining which organisations should be listed in future statements of reason.

2 The listings

Recommendation 2

The Committee does not recommend the disallowance of the regulations.

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