The Criminal Code Act 1995 states that a terrorist act means an action or threat of action where the

action causes certain defined forms of harm or interference and the action is done or the threat is made with the intention of advancing a political, religious or ideological cause.

Nature of Goals

Temporal Isolated
Real IRA Ulster Defence Association

Aum Shinrikyo Red Brigades ASG, ABB Hamas, Hezbollah Al Qaeda
Relationship to community


Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade LTTE IRA NPA

Strategic Level Social Level Individual Level

Coercive Power

Mass Support Altruistic Motive

Suicide Terrorism

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