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 International counter-terrorism measures

Australia has ratified and implemented in our national law 14 of the 18 international counter-terrorism instruments.

These instruments form part of the international community's legal response to help prevent terrorist acts and bring to justice those who commit them.

Australia has signed and is working towards the ratification of the remaining four instruments.

Implementing international instruments in Australian law

Apart from the two international instruments yet to be ratified, Australia has implemented our international obligations in the following national law:

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