House of Representatives Committees
Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security
Review of the re-listing of Al Shabaab, Hamas’ Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades, Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), Lashkar-e-Tayyiba and Palestinian Islamic Jihad as terrorist organisations
The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security resolved to inquire into and report on the Review of the
re-listing of Al Shabaab, Hamas’ Iss al-Din al-Qassam Brigades, Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) , Lashkar-e-Tayyiba and Palestinian Islamic Jihad as terrorist organisations.
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 Monday 3 September 2012 . Please refer to our brochure called preparing a submission for more information.
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