About this inquiry

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 15 sitting day disallowance period.
Track Inquiry

Past Public Hearings

31 Jul 2019: Canberra, ACT

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Inquiry Status

Submissions Closed

Accessibility

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Review of the listing and re-listing of six organisations as terrorist organisations under the Criminal Code

On 4 July 2019, the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security commenced a review of regulations listing Islamic State-Somalia and re-listing Abu Sayyaf Group, al-Qa’ida, al-Qa’ida in the Lands of the Islamic Maghreb, Jabhat Fatah al-Sham and Jemaah Islamiyah as terrorist organisations under the Criminal Code Act 1995.

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 15 sitting day disallowance period.

Details of the re-listings can be found on the following links:

Criminal Code (Terrorist Organisation—Abu Sayyaf Group) Regulations 2019
Criminal Code (Terrorist Organisation—Al-Qa’ida) Regulations 2019
Criminal Code (Terrorist Organisation—Al-Qa’ida in the Lands of the Islamic Maghreb) Regulations 2019
Criminal Code (Terrorist Organisation—Jabhat Fatah al‑Sham) Regulations 2019
Criminal Code (Terrorist Organisation—Jemaah Islamiyah) Regulations 2019

Making a submission

Submissions are requested by 2 August 2019. Further information about making a submission to a parliamentary committee inquiry is available here

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security
PO Box 6021
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 2360
Fax: +61 2 6277 2067
pjcis@aph.gov.au

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