Book 22: National Laws and Regulations on the
Prevention and Suppression of International Terrorism
(vol. I) (2002)

TABLE OF CONTENTS
TABLE DES MATIÈRES

  Page
INTRODUCTION vi
National Legislation  
I. ALGERIA
  1. Summary of Algerian Legislation on Terrorism 1
II. AUSTRALIA
  1. Crimes (Internationally Protected Persons) Act 1976 2
  2. Crimes (Foreign Incursions and Recruitment) Act 1978 11
  3. Nuclear Non-Proliferation (Safeguards) Act 1987 (Division 2 - Offences relating to the Physical Protection Convention) 18
  4. Crimes (Hostages) Act 1989 21
  5. Crimes (Aviation) Act 1991 28
  6. Crimes (Ships and Fixed Platforms) Act 1992 59
III. AUSTRIA
  1. Summary of Austrian Legislation on Terrorism 70
IV. AZERBAIJAN
  1. Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan on Combating T errorism 72
V. BELARUS
  1. Decree No. 21 of 21 October 1997 of the President of the Republic of Belarus on Urgent Measures to Combat Terrorism and Other Particularly Dangerous Violent Crimes 81
  2. Criminal Code of 29 December 1960 84
  3. Criminal Code of 9 July 1999 85
VI. BURKINA FASO
  1. Penal Code 87
VII. CANADA
  1. Relevant Provisions of the Criminal Code 89
  2. Provisions relatives au code criminel 98
VIII. CHILE
  1. Act No. 18,314 Defining Terrorist Acts and Establishing Penalties for such Acts 108
  2. Summary of Chilean Legislation on Terrorism 109
IX. CHINA
  1. Provisions of the Criminal Law of The People's Republic of China as revised at the Fifth Meeting of the Standing Committee of the Eighth National People's Congress of The People's Republic of China on 14 March 1997 112
  2. Decision exercising Criminal Jurisdiction over the Crimes prescribed in the International Treaties to which The People's Republic of China is a Party or has acceded, 1987 115
  3. Decision regarding the severe Punishment of Criminals who seriously endanger Public Security, 1983 117
  4. Decision regarding the Punishment of Criminals engage in Aircraft Hijacking, 1992 119
X. COOK ISLANDS
  1. Crimes (Internationally Protected Persons and Hostages) Act 1982, No. 6 120
XI. CUBA
  1. Penal Code 130
XII. ECUADOR
  1. Penal Code 131
XIII. EGYPT
  1. Penal Code: Chapter II: Internal Crimes and Offences Against the Government 136
XIV. EL SALVADOR
  1. Penal Code 150
  2. Official Gazzette, San Salvador, 10 June 1997, Vol. No. 335 153
  3. Decree No. 1030 155
XV. FIJI
  1. Summary of relevant Provisions of the Penal Code (Cap. 17): Part IX: Offences affecting relations with Foreign States and External Tranquility 156
  2. Civil Aviation (Security) Act 1994 158
XVI. FRANCE
  1. Le Dispositif Legislatif et Reglementaire Français 178
XVII. GEORGIA
  1. Criminal Code 180
XVIII. GERMANY
  1. Summary of the German Laws and Regulations regarding the Prevention and Suppression of International Terrorism 183
XIX. GUATEMALA
  1. Penal Code 185
XX. HUNGARY
  1. Criminal Code 186
XXI. INDIA
  1. The Tokyo Convention Act, 1975 (No. 20 of 1975) 187
  2. The Anti-Hijacking Act, 1982 (No. 65 of 1982) 194
  3. The Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against Safety of Civil Aviation Act, 1982 (No. 66 of 1982) 198
  4. The SAARC Convention (Suppression of Terrorism Act, 1993 (No. 36 of 1993)) 201
XXII. ISRAEL
  1. Prevention of Terrorism Ordinance 204
XXIII. ITALY
  1. Summary of Italian Legislation on Terrorism 210
XXIV. JAPAN
  1. Penal Code (Law No. 45, April 24, 1907) 211
  2. The Law for the Regulations of Nuclear Source Material, Nuclear Fuel Material and Reactors 218
XXV. MALAWI
  1. Hijacking Act No. 19 of 1972 222
XXVI. MALAYSIA
  1. Aviation Offences Act 1954 (Act 307) 231
XXVII. MALDIVES
  1. Law on the Prevention of Terrorism in the Maldives 1990 (Law No: 10/90) 244
XXVIII. MAURITIUS
  1. Civil Aviation (Hijacking and Other Offences) Act 1985 246
  2. Criminal Code (Supplementary) Act 250
XXIX. MEXICO
  1. Federal Penal Code 253
  2. Federal Code of Criminal Procedure 254
  3. Federal Act Against Organized Crime 254
XXX. NEW ZEALAND
  1. Aviation Crimes Act 1972 254
  2. Crimes (Internationally Protected Persons, United Nations and Associated Personnel, and Hostages) Act 1980 268
  3. International Terrorism (Emergency Powers) Act 1987 281
  4. Immigration Act 1987 - Part III: Deportation of Persons Threatening National Security and Suspected Terrorists 295
  5. Maritime Crimes Act 1999 305
XXXI. PANAMA
  1. Penal Code 315
XXXII. PHILIPPINES
  1. An Act Prohibiting certain Acts inimical to Civil Aviation and for other purposes 316
  2. Presidential Decree No. 532: Anti-Piracy and Anti- Highway Robbery Law of 1974 318
  3. Revised Penal Code 320
XXXIII. POLAND
  1. Summary of the Relevant Provisions of the Penal Code 328
XXXIV. REPUBLIC OF KOREA
  1. Safety of Aircraft Operation Act 329
  2. Criminal Code 331
  3. Atomic Energy Act 332
XXXV. RUSSIAN FEDERATION
  1. Decree No. 338 of 7 March 1996 of the President of the Russian Federation on Measures to intensify the Suppression of Terrorism 336
  2. Resolution No. 45 of 16 January 1997 of the Government of the Russian Federation on the Establishment of the Interdepartmental Anti-
Terrorist Commission of the Russian Federation
338
  3. Penal Code 341
  4. Federal Act on the Suppression of Terrorism of 25 July 1998 347
  5. Resolution No. 1302 of 6 November 1998 of the Government of the Russian Federation on the Federal Anti-Terrorist Commission 361
XXXVI. SLOVAKIA
  1. Penal Code 365
XXXVII. SRI LANKA
  1. Prevention of Terrorism 368
  2. Prevention of Terrorism (Temporary Provisions) (Amendment) Act No. 10 of 1982 382
  3. Prevention of Terrorism (Temporary Provisions) (Amendment) Act No. 22 of 1988 384
  4. Offences Against Aircraft Act, No. 24 of 1982 385
  5. SAARC Regional Convention on Suppression of Terrorism Act, No. 70 of 1988 398
  6. Suppression of Unlawful Acts of Violence at Airports Serving International Civil Aviation Act N o. 31 of 1996 402
  7. Suppression of Terrorist Bombings Act No. 11 of 1999 405
XXXVIII. SWITZERLAND
  1. Loi fédérale instituant des mesures visant au maintien de la sûreté intérieure (LMSI) 411
XXXIX. SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC
  1. Penal Code 425
XL. TUNISIA
  1. Code Penal 426
  2. Code des procedures penales 426
  3. Loi N° 89-23 du 27 février 1989, portant suppression de la peine des travaux forces 427
XLI. TURKEY
  1. Law #3713 on Suppression of Terrorism 427
XLII. UKRAINE
  1. Criminal Code 438
XLIII. UNITED KINGDOM
  1. Tokyo Convention Act 1967 440
  2. Suppression of Terrorism Act 1978 450
  3. Internationally Protected Persons Act 1978 461
  4. Taking of Hostages Act 1982 466
  5. Aviation Security Act 1982 469
  6. Criminal Justice (Terrorism and Conspiracy) Act 1998 515
  7. Terrorism Act 2000 532
XLIV. UZBEKISTAN
  1. Criminal Code of 22 September 1994 619