Jamaat-ud-Daawa (JuD) can be considered a terrorist organisation.

The UN Security Council Resolution 1373 (2001) is a counter-terrorism resolution designed to freeze the assets of designated terrorists, stop the provision of safe havens and cooperate with other governments in the arrest and prosecution of both groups and individuals on designated on various lists of the UN. This resolution is binding on all member states, and not just the Security Council because it was adopted under Chapter VII of the United Nations Charter, which provides the Security Council powers to "determine the existence of any threat to the peace, breach of the peace, or act of aggression" and to take action, military or non-military to "restore international peace and security.” This empowers the Security Council to determine world threats andnlist organisations and individuals that can be declared as ‘threats’ to the world.

The Consolidated United Nations Security Council Sanctions List includes Lashkar-e-Tayyiba (ID:QDe.118) and lists Jamaat-ud-Dawa as a secondary name. in the list of organisations It names Hafiz Muhammad Saeed as the leader of this organisation. In the ‘individuals’ section, Hafiz Muhammad Saeed (ID:QDi.263) was lso listed on 10 Dec. 2008 (amended on 17 Jul. 2009 ). This was done as part of Resolution 1267, also known as the Al-Qaida and Taliban Sanctions Committee.

According to international law JuD is a terrorist organisation, and the leader, Hafiz Muhammad Saeed, a terrorist. The government thus can be considered to have the responsibility to restrict his movement, stop the organisations financial channels and make a move to arrest and prosecute its members.