Palmer United Party senator Jacqui Lambie claims Islamic law "involves terrorism" and says the burqa is a "national security" risk.

The Tasmanian PUP representative says any Australian Muslim who supports sharia should get out of the country. And appearing on the ABC on Sunday, Senator Lambie was asked what she understands sharia to mean.

"When it comes to sharia law, to me, it obviously involves terrorism," Senator Lambie said.

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