Terrorism Suppression Amendment Act 2007

5 Interpretation
  • Section 4(1) is amended by repealing the definition of deal with and inserting the following definitions in their appropriate alphabetical order:

    Al-Qaida means the Al-Qaida organisation

    Al-Qaida and the Taliban Sanctions Resolutions means Resolution 1267 (1999) of the Security Council of the United Nations, adopted under Chapter VII of the United Nations Charter on 15 October 1999 and its successor resolutions, including Resolution 1333 (2000) of 19 December 2000 and Resolution 1390 (2002) of 16 January 2002

    Al-Qaida entity, for a measure that is set out, or referred to, in 1 or more Al-Qaida and the Taliban Sanctions Resolutions, and that is provided for in this Act, means Al-Qaida, or an entity that is not Al-Qaida but is designated, by or under those resolutions, as an entity that is—

    • (a) associated with Usama bin Laden; and

    • (b) an entity to which that measure is to be applied

    deal with, in relation to any property,—

    • (a) means to use or deal with the property, in any way and by any means (for example, to acquire possession of, or a legal or an equitable interest in, transfer, pay for, sell, assign, or dispose of (including by way of gift) the property); and

    • (b) includes allowing the property to be used or dealt with, or facilitating the use of it or dealing with it

    designated terrorist entity means an entity—

    • (a) for the time being designated under section 20 or 22 as a terrorist entity or associated entity; or

    • (b) that is a United Nations listed terrorist entity

    nuclear facility means—

    • (a) a nuclear reactor, including a reactor installed in or on any vessel, vehicle, aircraft, or space object for use as an energy source in order to propel the vessel, vehicle, aircraft, or space object or for any other purpose; or

    • (b) a plant or conveyance—

      • (i) being used for the production, storage, processing, or transport of radioactive material; or

      • (ii) in which radioactive material is being used, handled, or disposed of in circumstances where damage to or interference with the operation of the plant or conveyance could lead to the release of significant amounts of radiation or radioactive substances

    Nuclear Terrorism Convention means the Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism, adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations in New York on 13 April 2005, a copy of the English text of which is set out in Schedule 2C

    nuclear terrorism offence means an offence against section 13E

    radioactive device means—

    • (a) a nuclear weapon or other nuclear explosive device; or

    • (b) a radioactive material dispersal device; or

    • (c) a radiation-emitting device

    Resolution 1267 means Resolution 1267 (1999) of the Security Council of the United Nations, adopted under Chapter VII of the United Nations Charter on 15 October 1999, a copy of the English text of which is set out in Schedule 4A

    Resolution 1333 means Resolution 1333 (2000) of the Security Council of the United Nations, adopted under Chapter VII of the United Nations Charter on 19 December 2000, a copy of the English text of which is set out in Schedule 4B

    Resolution 1390 means Resolution 1390 (2002) of the Security Council of the United Nations, adopted under Chapter VII of the United Nations Charter on 16 January 2002, a copy of the English text of which is set out in Schedule 4C

    Taliban means the Afghan faction known as the Taliban, which also calls itself the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan

    Taliban entity, for a measure that is set out, or referred to, in 1 or more Al-Qaida and the Taliban Sanctions Resolutions, and that is provided for in this Act, means an entity that—

    • (a) is not Usama bin Laden, an Al-Qaida entity, or the Taliban; but

    • (b) is designated, by or under those resolutions, as an entity to which that measure is to be applied

    United Nations listed terrorist entity means an entity that is—

    • (a) Usama bin Laden; or

    • (b) an Al-Qaida entity; or

    • (c) the Taliban; or

    • (d) a Taliban entity.