This Notice is issued further to a Sanctions Notice issued last month in relation to the removal of one natural person from the list of persons associated with Al-Qaida maintained under United Nations Security Council Resolution 1267, and changes to the details relating to two other listed persons. Please be advised that corresponding changes have now been made to the list maintained by the European Union under Council Regulation (EC) No 881/2002 by Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2015/576. These changes are automatically effective in the Bailiwick under the Al-Qaida (Restrictive Measures) (Guernsey) Ordinance, 2013, the Al-Qaida (Restrictive Measures) (Alderney) Ordinance, 2013 and the Al-Qaida (Restrictive Measures) (Sark) Ordinance, 2013.
The Implementing Regulation is available here: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv:OJ.L_.2015.225.01.0005.01.ENG
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 Council 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 Council.
The information referred to above is required by the Policy Council 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 “Al-Qaida”.
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