This Notice is issued further to a previous Sanctions Notice issued in relation to the removal of an individual from the list of persons subject to restrictive measures under United Nations Security Council Resolution 1988. Please be advised that a corresponding change has now been made to the list maintained by the European Union under Council Regulation (EC) No 753/2011, by Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2017/404. This change is automatically effective in the Bailiwick under the Afghanistan (Restrictive Measures) (Guernsey) Ordinance, 2012, the Afghanistan (Restrictive Measures) (Alderney) Ordinance, 2012 and the Afghanistan (Restrictive Measures) (Sark) Ordinance, 2012.
The Implementing Regulation is available here: Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/404
MEASURES WHICH SHOULD BE TAKEN
Businesses must check whether they maintain any accounts or otherwise hold any funds or economic resources for any person designated under the legislation listed above, and must treat any such accounts, funds or economic resources as frozen with immediate effect if this is not already the case. They must report any findings to the Policy and Resources Committee immediately. Businesses must also refrain from making any funds or economic resources available directly or indirectly to any listed person unless this is in connection with a transaction that comes within a permitted derogation as determined by the Policy and Resources Committee.
The information referred to above is required by the Policy and Resources Committee in the exercise of its powers under the Schedule to each of the Ordinances listed above
Any information or queries should be sent to [email protected] with the subject line “Afghanistan”.
Further information on the effect of asset freezes and related issues including licences is available on the States of Guernsey website at http://www.gov.gg/sanctions