On 29 November 2022, the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security (the Committee) commenced a review of the regulations re-listing the following organisations as terrorist organisations under Criminal Code Act 1995:
- Islamic State Sinai Province;
- Islamic State in Libya;
- al-Qa'ida in the Indian Subcontinent; and
- al-Qa'ida in the Arabian Peninsula.
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 the House. The disallowance period is 15 sitting days from the day the regulation is tabled.
Details of the re-listing can be found at the following link:
On Tuesday, 14 February 2023 the Committee tabled a report by statement into the review. A copy of the statement is available below.
Report by statement a review of the 2022 relisting of four organisations as terrorist organisations under the Criminal Code.