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The Al-Quida and Taliban (United Nations Measures (Overseas Territories)(Amendment) Notice 2011 - Advisory Warning No. 10 of 2012 (5 July 2012)

Tortola, British Virgin Islands – 5 July, 2012 – The British Virgin Island Financial Services Commission (the “FSC”) is advising the public, including all regulated and other persons, that they are required to comply with the requirements of The Al-Qaida and Taliban (United Nations Measures) (Overseas Territories) (Amendment) Notice, 2011. 

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that The Al-Qaida and Taliban (United Nations Measures) (Overseas Territories) Order, 2002 (U.K.S.I. 2002 No. 112) (the “Order”) has been amended by The Al-Qaida and Taliban (United Nations Measures) (Overseas Territories) (Amendment) Notice, 2011 (“the “Notice”).

 

 The Order gave effect to measures adopted by the United Nations Security Council pursuant to UNSCR 1267 (1999), UNSCR 1333 (2000), UNSCR  1363 (2001), and UNSCR 1390 (2002), whereby any person who, except with the authority of a licence granted by the Governor, makes any funds available to or for the benefit of The Taliban, The Al-Qaida Organization, or Usama Bin Laden, or any entity or individual listed in the New Consolidated List, or any person acting on behalf of any such entity or individual is guilty of an offence.

 

The Notice amends the Order by giving effect to the further measures adopted by the United Nations Security Council pursuant to UNSCR 1989 (2011) by providing a revised list of persons and entities subject to sanctions under the earlier Resolution UNSCR 1390 (2002). Effectively, the United Nations Security Council Committee has revised the list of persons and entities subject to the assets freeze, travel ban, and arms embargo set out in paragraph 1 of the UNSCR 1989 (2011). 

 

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the United Nations Security Council Committee has removed one entry from the Al-Qaida sanctions list. The Committee approved the deletion of the one entry specified below from its Consolidated List. The assets freeze, travel ban and arms embargo set out in paragraph 1 of UNSCR 1822 (2008) adopted under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United nations accordingly no longer apply to this entry.

 

The delisted entry is reproduced below:

 

Individuals associated with Al-Qaida (QI.A.25.01)

 

Name: 1: SHAFIQ 2: BEN MOHAMED 3: BEN MOHAMED 4: AL-AYADI

Title: na Designation: na

DOB: 21 Jan. 1963

POB: Sfax, Tunisia

a.k.a.: a) Bin Muhammad, Ayadi Chafiq b) Ayadi Chafik, Ben Muhammad c) Aiadi, Ben Muhammad d) Aiady, Ben Muhammad e) Ayadi Shafig Ben Mohamed f) Ben Mohamed, Ayadi Chafig g) Chafiq Ayadi h) Chafik Ayadi i) Ayadi Chafiq j) Ayadi Chafik k) Ajadi Chafik

a.k.a.: Abou El Baraa

Nationality: Tunisian Passport no.: Tunisian passport number E 423362 issued in Islamabad, issued on 15 May 1988, expired on 14 May 1993

National identification no.: 1292931

Address: Dublin, Ireland, (residence as at Aug. 2009) Listed on: 17 Oct. 2001 (amended on 10 Apr. 2003,

23 Jan. 2004, 26 Nov. 2004, 20 Dec. 2005, 25 Jul. 2006, 31 Jul. 2006, 16 Sep. 2008, 24 Mar. 2009, 25 Jan. 2010, 12 Jul. 2010)

Other information: Father’s name is Mohamed, Mother’s name is Medina Abid. Associated with Al-Haramain Islamic Foundation (QE.A.71.02.). Tunisian authorities issued an arrest warrant for him on 19 Feb. 1994. Sentenced in absentia by a Military Tribunal of Tunis, Tunisia, to 10 years of imprisonment in 1995. Review pursuant to Security Council Resolution 1822 (2008) was concluded on 19 Oct. 2009. List entry also amended on: 16 Dec. 2010.

 

AND NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that on 17 October, 2011 the United Nations Security Council Al-Qaida and Taliban Sanctions Committee approved amendments to the one entity on its Consolidated List. Details are available at the following URL: http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs//2010/sc9924.doc.htm.

AND NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the Committee’s List is updated regularly on the basis of relevant information provided by Member States and regional organizations. An updated List is accessible on the Committee’s website at the following URL: http://www.un.org/sc/committees/1267/consolist.shtml

 

The United Nations Security Council Resolution 1267 (1999) and other related Resolutions on Al-Qaida and the Taliban are accessible at the following URL: http://www.un.org/Docs/sc/unsc_resolutions.html

 

The United Nations Security Council Resolution 1989 (2011) on the threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts is accessible at the following URL:

http://daccess-dds-ny.un.org/doc/UNDOC/GEN/N11/380/14/PDF/N1138014.pdf?OpenElement

 

 

 

 

 

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