Report on the review of the re-listing of Hizballah's External Security Organisation as a terrorist organisation under the Criminal Code

June 2021

© Commonwealth of Australia 2021
ISBN: 978-1-76092-248-1

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Membership of the Committee

Abbreviations

Terms of Reference

Overall Conclusion

List of Recommendations

1. Introduction

  Terrorist listings under the Criminal Code
  Re-listing of Hizballah’s External Security Organisation
  Protocol for listing terrorist organisations under the Criminal Code
  Conduct of the review
  Report Structure

2. Re-listing of Hizballah's External Security Organisation

  Background
  Legislative criteria
  Non-legislative factors
  Previous reviews
  Expanding the listing
  Process and protocol for re-listing
  Committee comment

A. List of submissions

B. Witnesses appearing at a public hearing

C. Process for the 2021 re-listing of Hizballah's ESO as a terrorist organisation

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 4424
pjcis@aph.gov.au

About this inquiry

On 11 May 2021 the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security commenced a review of the relisting of Hizballah's External Security Organisation as a terrorist organisation 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 disallowance period for the House. The disallowance period is 15 sitting days from the day the regulation is tabled.


Past Public Hearings

10 Jun 2021: Canberra

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