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Statutory Instruments

2001 No. 1261

PREVENTION AND SUPPRESSION OF TERRORISM

The Terrorism Act 2000 (Proscribed Organisations) (Amendment) Order 2001

Made

28th March 2001

Coming into force

29th March 2001

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

Now, therefore, the Secretary of State, in exercise of the power conferred upon him by section 3(3)(a) of the Terrorism Act 2000(1), hereby makes the following Order; a draft of which has been laid before and approved by resolution of each House of Parliament:

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Terrorism Act 2000 (Proscribed Organisations) (Amendment) Order 2001 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.

  • Al-Qa'ida

  • Egyptian Islamic Jihad

  • Al-Gama'at al-Islamiya

  • Armed Islamic Group (Groupe Islamique Armée) (GIA)

  • Salafist Group for Call and Combat (Groupe Salafiste pour la Prédication et le Combat) (GSPC)

  • Babbar Khalsa

  • International Sikh Youth Federation

  • Harakat Mujahideen

  • Jaish e Mohammed

  • Lashkar e Tayyaba

  • Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE)

  • Hizballah External Security Organisation

  • Hamas-Izz al-Din al-Qassem Brigades

  • Palestinian Islamic Jihad—Shaqaqi

  • Abu Nidal Organisation

  • Islamic Army of Aden

  • Mujaheddin e Khalq

  • Kurdistan Workers' Party (Partiya Karkeren Kurdistan) (PKK)

  • Revolutionary Peoples' Liberation Party—Front (Devrimci Halk Kurtulus Partisi-Cephesi) (DHKP-C)

  • Basque Homeland and Liberty (Euskadi ta Askatasuna) (ETA)

  • 17 November Revolutionary Organisation (N17)

Jack Straw

One of Her Majesty’s Principal Secretaries of State

Home Office

28th March 2001

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order adds the organisations listed in article 2 of the Order to the list of proscribed organisations in Schedule 2 to the Terrorism Act 2000.

(1)

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

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