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Preliminary pages

Membership of the Committee

Chair

The Hon Anthony Byrne MP

 

Deputy Chair

The Hon Philip Ruddock MP

 

Members

Mr Michael Danby MP

Senator Mark Bishop

 

Mr  John Forrest MP

Senator the Hon George Brandis SC

 

Mr Daryl Melham MP
(until 14 March 2012)

Senator the Hon John Faulkner

 

The Hon Kevin Rudd MP

(from 14 March 2012)

Senator the Hon David Johnston Senator the Hon Ursula Stephens

 

Mr Andrew Wilkie MP

 

 


 

Committee Secretariat

Secretary

Mr Jerome Brown

Inquiry Secretary

Mr Robert Little

Research Officer

Mr Cameron Gifford

Administrative Officer

Ms Jessica Butler

 

Mrs Sonya Gaspar

 

Mr Raymond Jackson

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:

(a)   review the regulation as soon as possible after the making of the regulation; and

(b)   report the Committee’s comments and recommendations to each House of the Parliament before the end of the applicable disallowance period.

And

Al-Shabaab

Criminal Code Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 7)

Registered: 17 August 2012 (FRLI: F2012L01693)


Hamas’ Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades Statement of Reasons

Criminal Code Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 8)

Registered: 17 August 2012 (FRLI: F2012L01694)


Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) Statement of Reasons

Criminal Code Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 9)

Registered: 17 August 2012 (FRLI: F2012L01695)


Lashkar-e-Tayyiba Statement of Reasons

Criminal Code Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 10)

Registered: 17 August 2012 (FRLI: F2012L01696)


Palestinian Islamic Jihad Statement of Reasons

Criminal Code Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 11)

Registered: 17 August 2012 (FRLI: F2012L01697)

List of Recommendations

2 The Listings

Recommendation 1

The Committee recommends that the regulation, made under the Criminal Code section 102.1, to list Al-Shabaab as a terrorist organisation not be disallowed.

Recommendation 2

The Committee recommends that the regulation, made under the Criminal Code section 102.1, to list Hamas’ Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades as a terrorist organisation not be disallowed.

Recommendation 3

The Committee recommends that the regulation, made under the Criminal Code section 102.1, to list the Kurdistan Workers Party as a terrorist organisation not be disallowed.

Recommendation 4

The Committee recommends that the regulation, made under the Criminal Code section 102.1, to list the organisation Lashkar-e-Tayyiba as a terrorist organisation not be disallowed

Recommendation 5

The Committee recommends that the regulation, made under the Criminal Code section 102.1, to list the organisation Palestinian Islamic Jihad

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