Betekenis van:
act of terrorism

act of terrorism
Zelfstandig naamwoord
  • georganiseerde geweldpleging om politieke of andere doelen te bereiken
  • the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear





  1. The act known as terrorism, that rips away from us in an instant our peaceful days of happiness, is certainly worthy of being called an enemy to all mankind.
  2. an act to be criminalised under the Council Framework Decision 2002/475/JHA of 13 June 2002 on combating terrorism [2], oran act to be prohibited under United Nations Security Council Resolution 1624 (2005) of 14 September 2005.
  3. Act No 1362 of 3 August 2009 relating to the fight against money laundering, financing of terrorism and corruption (Loi no 1362 du 3 août 2009 relative à la lutte contre le blanchiment de capitaux, le financement du terrorisme et la corruption) repealed and replaced Act No 1162 of 7 July 1993 relating to the participation of financial undertakings in countering money laundering and terrorism financing.
  4. This new Act together with Sovereign Order No 2318 of 3 August 2009 addresses the shortcomings identified in the 2008 Third Round Mutual Evaluation Report of the Committee of Experts on the Evaluation of Anti-Money Laundering Measures and the Financing of Terrorism — MONEYVAL concerning the Principality of Monaco; it ensures that the Principality of Monaco has in place an anti-money laundering regime equivalent to that in application on the French territory as regards transfers of funds.
  5. Where the execution of a European Evidence Warrant under Council Framework Decision 2008/978/JHA of 18 December 2008 on the European Evidence Warrant for the purpose of obtaining objects, documents and data for use in proceedings in criminal matters [1] requires search or seizure, the Federal Republic of Germany reserves the right under Article 23(4) of that Framework Decision to make execution subject to verification of double criminality in the case of the offences relating to terrorism, computer-related crime, racism and xenophobia, sabotage, racketeering and extortion and swindling listed in Article 14(2) of that Framework Decision, unless the issuing authority has stated that the offence in question meets the following criteria under the law of the issuing State:Terrorism An act which constitutes an offence within the meaning of and as defined in the International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism of 13 April 2005, the International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism of 9 December 1999 or within the meaning of one of the treaties listed in the annex thereto, or
  6. Article 1(3) of this Convention defines a ‘terrorist act’ as ‘any act which is a violation of the criminal laws of a State Party and which may endanger the life, physical integrity or freedom of, or cause serious injury or death to, any person, any number or group of persons or causes or may cause damage to public or private property, natural resources, environmental or cultural heritage and is calculated or intended to:i) intimidate, put in fear, force, coerce or induce any government, body, institution, the general public or any segment thereof, to do or abstain from doing any act, or to adopt or abandon a particular standpoint, or to act according to certain principles; orii) disrupt any public service, the delivery of any essential service to the public or to create a public emergency; oriii) create general insurrection in a State.’The definition in this Article also covers the financing of terrorism, insofar as it includes ‘any promotion, sponsoring, contribution to, command, aid, incitement, encouragement, attempt, threat, conspiracy, organizing, or procurement of any person, with the intent to commit any act referred to in [the preceding] paragraph.’