This news release is issued in respect of the restrictive measures directed against the ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida organisations.
Annex I to Council Regulation (EC) No 881/2002 has been amended with effect from 12 July 2017, following the publication of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2017/1251.
The amendment reflects the decision made on 6 July 2017 by the United Nations Security Council to add one entity to the list to whom the freezing of funds and economic resources applies.
This EU amendment supersedes the notification given on 7 July 2017.
Deleted information appears in square brackets [ ]. Additional information appears in italics.
a.k.a: (1) Ahrar-ul-Hind (2) Jamaat-e-Ahrar (3) Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan Jamaat ul Ahrar
Address: (1) Lalpura, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan (since June 2015). (2) Mohmand Agency, Pakistan (as at August 2014).
Other Information: UN and EU listing. UN ref QDe.152. Splinter group of the Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan (QDe.132). Associated with Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, listed as Al-Qaida in Iraq (QDe.115). Formed in Aug. 2014 in Mohmand Agency, Pakistan. Operates from Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan and Pakistan-Afghanistan border region.
Listed on: 07/07/2017 Last Updated: [07/07/2017] 12/07/2017 Group ID: 13491
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 entity. 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. Where a relevant institution has already reported details of accounts, other funds or economic resources held frozen for the designated individual they are not required to report these details again.
Failure to comply with financial sanctions legislation or to seek to circumvent its provisions is a criminal offence
Further details of the sanctions regime related to ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida 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.