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On 7 November 2016, the Committee tabled its report Review of the re-listing of six terrorist organisations under the Criminal Code.



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Review of the re-listing of six terrorist organisations under the Criminal Code: Abu Sayyaf Group, Al-Qa'ida, Al-Qa'ida in the Lands of the Islamic Maghreb, Jabhat al-Nusra, Jamiat ul-Ansar, Jemaah Islamiyah

On 15 September 2016, the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security resolved to inquire into and report on the Review of the re-listing of Abu Sayyaf Group, Al-Qa'ida , Al-Qa'ida in the Lands of the Islamic Maghreb, Jabhat al-Nusra, Jamiat ul-Ansar, Jemaah Islamiyah as terrorist organisations.

Section 102.1 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.

On 7 November 2016 the Committee tabled its report.

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