A total of 42 international terrorist groups, two domestic groups and 14 Irish groups are currently proscribed. There have been four orders to date. The first, proscribing 21 international organisations became effective in March 2001. The second, adding four more organisations, was in November 2002 after the bombings in Bali. The third was in October 2005, adding another 15 organisations to the list. The most recent order came into force on
A copy of the list has been placed in the Library.
A summary of the reasons for the proscriptions of each group were laid in Parliament at the time of each order in an explanatory memorandum.