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Statutory Instrument 2002 No. 2724

The Terrorism Act 2000 (Proscribed Organisations) (Amendment) Order 2002

(The document as of February, 2008. Arhiv.Online Library)

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STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS


2002 No. 2724


PREVENTION AND SUPPRESSION OF TERRORISM


The Terrorism Act 2000 (Proscribed Organisations) (Amendment) Order 2002

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 Made31st October 2002 
 Coming into force1st November 2002 

Whereas the Secretary of State believes that the organisations set out in article 2 of the following Order are concerned in terrorism;

    And whereas a draft of this Order has been approved by resolution of each House of Parliament;

    Now, therefore, the Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 3(3)(a) and (c) of the Terrorism Act 2000[1], hereby makes the following Order:

Citation and commencement
    1.This Order may be cited as the Terrorism Act 2000 (Proscribed Organisations) (Amendment) Order 2002 and shall come into force on the day after the day on which it is made.

Proscribed organisations
    2.The following organisations are hereby added to Schedule 2 to the Terrorism Act 2000[2].

    Abu Sayyaf Group

    Asbat Al-Ansar

    Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan

    Jemaah Islamiyah.

    3.Schedule 2 to the Terrorism Act 2000 shall be amended by adding at the end of the note to the Schedule the words:

      " The entry for Jemaah Islamiyah refers to the organisation using that name that is based in south-east Asia, members of which were arrested by the Singapore authorities in December 2001 in connection with a plot to attack US and other Western targets in Singapore.".


David Blunkett
One of Her Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State

Home Office
31st October 2002



EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)


This Order adds the organisations mentioned in article 2 to the list of proscribed organisations in Schedule 2 to the Terrorism Act 2000. Article 3 adds a note to Schedule 2 providing that the fourth organisation listed is the organisation of that name that is based in south-east Asia, members of which were arrested by the Singapore authorities in December 2001 in connection with a plot to attack US and other Western targets in Singapore.


Notes:

[1] 2000 c. 11; by virtue of section 3(4), the power in section 3(3)(a) may be exercised only in respect of an organisation that the Secretary of State believes to be concerned in terrorism.back

[2] Schedule 2 was amended by S.I. 2001/1261.back



ISBN 0 11 042939 7


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