This news release is issued in respect of the financial sanctions in view of the situation in the Central African Republic.
Annex I to Council Regulation (EU) No 224/2014 has been amended with effect from 24 December 2015, following the publication of Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2015/2454 (“the amending Regulation”).
The amending Regulation makes changes to the identifying information for Oumar YOUNOUS (Group ID: 13273) and adds the following two individuals to the list of persons subject to an asset freeze:
Eugène BARRET NGAÏKOSSET
Details of the amendment can be accessed here.
Financial institutions and other persons are requested to check whether they maintain any accounts or otherwise hold funds or economic resources for, or provide financial services to, the designated individuals. If so, they must freeze such accounts or other funds and, unless licensed by the Treasury, refrain from dealing with said funds or economic resources, and suspend the provision of any financial services. They must also report their findings to the Sanctions Officer at the Customs and Excise Division of the Treasury
Further details of the sanctions regime related to the Central African Republic and links to the Consolidated List of Individuals and entities subject to other financial sanctions regimes may be found on the Customs and Excise pages of the Isle of Man Government website.