House of Representatives Committees


Membership of the Committee
Terms of reference
List of recommendations
Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 The Listing
Appendix A – List of Submissions
Appendix B – Statement of Reasons – Ansar al-Sunna
Appendix C – Statement of Reasons – Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM)
Appendix D – Statement of Reasons – Lashkar-e Jhangvi (LeJ)
Appendix E – Statement of Reasons – Egyptian Islamic Jihad (EIJ)
Appendix F – Statement of Reasons – Islamic Army of Aden (IAA)
Appendix G – Statement of Reasons – Asbat al Ansar (AAA)
Appendix H – Statement of Reasons – Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU)

Membership of the Committee


The Hon David Jull MP



Mr Anthony Byrne MP

Senator the Hon John Faulkner


Mr Steven Ciobo MP

Senator Alan Ferguson


The Hon Duncan Kerr SC MP

Senator Fiona Nash


Mr Stewart McArthur MP

Senator the Hon Robert Ray

Committee Secretariat

Committee 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


Criminal Code Amendment Regulations 2005 (No 1)

Select Legislative Instrument 2007 No.3

Registered: 23 March 2007 - Ansar al-Sunna (No FRLI No. given)

30 March 2007 - JeM (FRLI Ref No. F2007L00712)

30 March 2007 – LeJ (FRLI Ref No. F2007L00713)

30 March 2007 – EIJ (FRLI Ref No. F2007L00851)

30 March 2007 – IAA (FRLI Ref No. F2007L00848)

30 March 2007 – AAA (FRLI Ref No. F2007L00847)

30 March 2007 – IMU (FRLI Ref No. F2007L00850)

List of recommendations

2 The Listing

Recommendation 1

The Committee does not recommend the disallowance of the regulations made to proscribe the following organisations: Ansar al-Sunna, Jaish-e-Mohammad, Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, Egyptian Islamic Jihad, Islamic Army of Aden, Asbat al-Ansar, Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan.

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