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Article 2 Definitions

For the purposes of this Directive, the following definitions apply:

(1) "criminal activity" means any kind of criminal involvement in the commission of any offence punishable, in accordance with national law, by deprivation of liberty or a detention order for a maximum of more than one year or, as regards Member States that have a minimum threshold for offences in their legal systems, any offence punishable by deprivation of liberty or a detention order for a minimum of more than six months. In any case, offences within the following categories are considered a criminal activity: (a) participation in an organised criminal group and racketeering, including any offence set out in Framework Decision 2008/841/JHA; (b) terrorism, including any offence set out in Directive (EU) 2017/541 of the European Parliament and of the Council [Directive (EU) 2017/541 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 March 2017 on combating terrorism and replacing Council Framework Decision 200