The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) vide
Notification dated 3rd February, 2012 had declared SIMI an unlawful
association with immediate effect for two years, under the provisions of
the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967. As per provision of the
said Act, a tribunal consisting of Shri Justice V.K.Shali, a sitting
Judge of Delhi High Court was constituted to adjudicate whether there is
sufficient cause for declaring the association unlawful.