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Terrorist Designation of One Entity Renewed

On 25 April 2021 the terrorist designations of ISIL Sinai was renewed pursuant to section 35 of the Terrorism Suppression Act (“TSA”).

Any person who deals with the property of the entity listed below may be liable to prosecution for an offence under section 9 of the TSA.


ISIL Sinai, formerly designated under the description Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis (ABM); also known as Jamaat Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis, Ansar Beit al-Maqdis, Ansar Jerusalem, Jamaat Ansar al-Dalwa al-Islamiyya fi Bayt Al Maqdis, Aknaf Bayt al-Maqdis, Aknaf Beit al-Maqdis, Supporters of the Holy House, Mu’tassim Billah Battalion, Group of Partisans of Jerusalem, Sinai Peninsula, Wilaya of Sinai of the Islamic State, Wilayat Sinai, Wilayah Sinai, Wilayat Sayna, Islamic State-Sinai Province, Sinai Province, Province of Sinai, Islamic State in the Sinai, Daesh Sinai Province, and Islamic State of Iraq and ash-Sham in the Sinai.

The Statement of Case for ISIL Sinai’s designation renewal is available on the New Zealand Police website:

The designation of ISIL Sinai expires on 25 April 2024 unless earlier revoked or extended pursuant to section 35 of the TSA.

ANDREW COSTER, Commissioner of Police.