House of Representatives Committees

Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security

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Review of the re-listing of Al Qa'ida and Jemaah Islamiyah 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 that House. The disallowance period is 15 sittings days from the day when the regulation is tabled.

The following information on Al Qa'ida and Jemaah Islamiyah was provided to the Committee by the Attorney-General, the Hon Philip Ruddock, MP. It is this material upon which the Committee will base its review of the listing of the Al Qa'ida and Jemaah Islamiyah.

Information on Al Qa'ida (PDF 446KB)

Information on Jemaah Islamiyah (PDF 577KB)


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