House of Representatives Committees

Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security

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Review of the re-listing of six terrorist organisations under the Criminal Code Act 1995

On10 March 2009 the Hon Robert McClelland MP, Attorney-General, made the decision to review the re-listing of Ansar al-Islam (formerly Ansar al-Sunna), Asbat al-Ansar (AAA), Islamic Army of Aden (IAA), Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) and Lashkar-e Jhangvi (LeJ).

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 4 May 2009. 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 pjcis@aph.gov.au or sent on disk or CD-ROM to the Committee Secretariat in Microsoft Word® or Portable Document Format (PDF).

Submissions

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Media releases

Report

The following information on Ansar al-Islam (formerly Ansar al-Sunna), Asbat al-Ansar (AAA), Islamic Army of Aden (IAA), Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) and Lashkar-e Jhangvi (LeJ) was provided to the Committee by the Attorney-General, the Hon Robert McClelland, MP.

Information on Ansar al-Islam (formerly Ansar al-Sunna) (PDF 484KB)

Information on Asbat al-Ansar (AAA) (PDF 239KB)

Information on Islamic Army of Aden (IAA) (PDF 150KB)

Information on Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (PDF 222KB)

Information on Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) (PDF 248KB)

Information on Lashkar-e Jhangvi (LeJ) (PDF 230KB)

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