Terms of Reference

This inquiry and report are conducted under the following powers:
Australian Citizenship Act 2007
Section 35AA Declared terrorist organisation
Declaration of declared terrorist organisation
(1)  A declared terrorist organisation is any terrorist organisation, within the meaning of paragraph (b) of the definition of terrorist organisation in subsection 102.1(1) of the Criminal Code, that the Minister, by legislative instrument, declares is a declared terrorist organisation for the purposes of this section.
Review of declaration by Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security
(4)  The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security may:
(a) review a declaration made under subsection (1) as soon as possible after the declaration is made; and
(b) report the Committee’s comments and recommendations to each House of the Parliament before the end of the period during which the House may disallow the declaration.
and
Australian Citizenship (Declared Terrorist Organisation—Islamic State) Declaration 2016, registered 05 May 2016 (FRLI: F2016L00665).

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