International criminal law
Crimes of Torture Act 1989
International Crimes and International Criminal Court Act 2000
International War Crimes Tribunal Act 1995
Terrorism Suppression Act 2000
Terrorism Suppression (Control Orders) Act 2019
Key secondary legislation
- International War Crimes Tribunals Regulations 1995
Information/links to recent or currently underway reviews
The Terrorism Suppression Act 2002 (TSA) was amended in 2021. The changes included ensuring the criminalisation of conduct condemned by international conventions:
- making amendments to clarify the definition of a 'terrorist act'
- creating a new offence to criminalise planning or preparation for a terrorist act
- creating a new offence to criminalise terrorist weapons and combat training
- creating a new offence for international travel to carry out terrorist activities
- expanding the criminal offence of financing terrorism to include broader forms of material support
- extending the eligibility for a control order to include individuals who have completed a prison sentence for a terrorism-related offence if they continue to present a real risk of engaging in terrorism-related activities.
Terrorism Suppression (Control Orders) Act - the Counter-Terrorism Legislation Bill passed in 2021 introduced changes to this Act, which enable control orders to be imposed on people convicted of a terrorism-related offences at the end of their prison sentence.