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The Afghanistan (United Nations) (Overseas Territories)(Amendment) Notice 2011 - Advisory Warning No. 11 of 2012 (5 July 2012)

Advisory Warning No. 11 of 2012

5 July, 2012

ADVISORY WARNING

The Afghanistan (United Nations Measures)(Overseas Territories)(Amendment) Notice 2011

 

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 Afghanistan (United Nations Measures) (Overseas Territories) (Amendment) Notice, 2011. 

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Afghanistan (United Nations Sanctions) (Overseas Territories) Order, 2001 (U.K.S.I. 2001 No. 392) (the “Order”) has been amended by The Afghanistan (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) 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 1988 (2011) of 4th October, 2011 by providing a revised list of persons and entities subject to the assets freeze, travel ban and arms embargo under paragraph 1 of UNSCR 1988 (2011).

 

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the United Nations Security Council Committee approved the addition of three new entries to the Committee’s List of individuals and entities subject to the assets freeze, travel ban and arms embargo set out in paragraph 1 of UNSCR 1988 (2011). The three new entries are reproduced below:

 

Individuals associated with the Taliban

 

Name: 1: FAIZULLAH 2: NOORZAI 3: AKHTAR MOHAMMED 4: MIRA KHAN

Title: Haji Designation: na

DOB: a) 1966 b) 1961 c) Between 1968 and 1970

POB: a) Lowy Kariz, Spin Boldak District, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. b) Kadanay, Spin Boldak District, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.

a.k.a.: (Hajji Faizullah Khan Noorzai; Haji Faizuulah Khan Norezai; Haji Faizullah Khan; Haji Fiazullah Khan) b) Haji Faizullah Khan Noori c) Haji Faizullah Noor.

a.k.a.: a) Haji Pazullah Noorzai b) Haji Mullah Faizullah.

Nationality: Afghan Passport no.: na

National identification no.: na

Address: Boghra Road, Miralzei Village, Chaman, Baluchistan Province, Pakistan. Listed on: 4 Oct. 2011.

Other information: Prominent Taliban financier. As of mid-2009, supplied weapons, ammunition, explosives and medical equipment to Taliban fighters; and raised funds for the Taliban, and provided training to them, in the Afghanistan/Pakistan border region. Has previously organized and funded Taliban operations in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. As of 2010, travelled to and owned businesses in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and Japan. Belongs to Nurzai tribe, Miralzai sub-tribe. Brother of Malik Noorzai (TI.N.154.11.). Father’s name is Akhtar Mohammed (a.k.a.: Haji Mira Khan).

 

 

Name: 1: MALIK 2: NOORZAI 3: na 4: na

Title: Haji Designation: na

DOB: a) 1957 b) 1960

POB: na 

a.k.a.: (Hajji Malik Noorzai; Hajji Malak Noorzai; Haji Malek Noorzai)

a.k.a.: a) Haji Maluk b) Haji Aminullah.

Nationality: Afghan Passport no.: na

National identification no.: na

Address: na Listed on: 4 Oct. 2011

Other information: Taliban financier. Owns businesses in Japan and frequently travels to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and Japan. As of 2009, facilitated Taliban activities, including through recruitment and the provision of logistical support. Believed to be in the Afghanistan/Pakistan border area. Belongs to Nurzai tribe. Brother of Faizullah Noorzai Akhtar Mohammed Mira Khan (TI.M.153.11.).

 

Name: 1: ABDUL AZIZ 2: ABBASIN 3: na 4: na

Title: na Designation: na

DOB: 1969

POB: Sheykhan Village, Pirkowti Area, Orgun District, Paktika Province, Afghanistan

a.k.a.: Abdul Aziz Mahsud Low quality a.k.a.: na

Nationality: na Passport no.: na

National identification no.: na

Address: na Listed on: 4 Oct. 2011

Other information: Key commander in the Haqqani Network under Sirajuddin Jallaloudine Haqqani (TI.H.144.07.). Taliban Shadow Governor of Orgun District, Paktika Province, Afghanistan as of early 2010. Operated a training camp for non-Afghan fighters in Paktika Province. Has been involved in the transport of weapons to Afghanistan.

 

AND NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that in accordance with paragraph 13 of UNSCR 1988 (2011), the United Nations Security Council Committee has made accessible on its website a narrative summary of reasons for the listing of the above names. The Committee’s List is updated regularly on the basis of relevant information provided by Member States and regional organisations. An updated List is accessible on the Committee’s website at the following URL: http://www.un.org/sc/committees/1988/list.shtml

 

The United Nations Security Council Resolution 1267 (1999) on the situation in Afghanistan is accessible at the following URL:

http://daccess-dds-ny.un.org/doc/UNDOC/GEN/N99/300/44/PDF/N9930044.pdf?OpenElement

 

The United Nations Security Council Resolution 1988 (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/N11/379/01/PDF/N1137901.pdf?OpenElement

 

 

 

 

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