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Burma/Myanmar Sanctions

Tuesday, 14 August 2018

This news release is issued to raise awareness of changes to EU sanctions measures in relation to Burma/Myanmar.

Annex IV to Council Regulation (EU) No 401/2013 has been amended with effect from 13 August 2018, following the publication of Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2018/1117 in the EU Official Journal. 

The details for four existing entries have been updated and they remain subject to an asset freeze. 

Amendment 

Deleted information appears in square brackets. Additional information appears in italics. 

Individuals 

ZAW Aung Kyaw 

Title: Lieutenant General 

DOB: 20/08/1961. 

[National Identification no: BC 17444] 

Passport Details: Passport No: DM000826 Date of issue 22 November 2011 - Date of expiry 21 November 2021 

Other Information: Military Identification no: BC 17444  Lieutenant General Aung Kyaw Zaw was the Commander of the Bureau of Special Operations No.3 of the Myanmar Armed Forces (Tatmadaw) from August 2015 to the end of 2017. 

Listed on: 26/06/2018 Last Updated: [26/06/2018] 13/08/2018 Group ID: 13681. 

OO Than 

Title: Brigadier General 

DOB: 12/10/1973. 

[National Identification no: BC 25723] 

Position: Commander of the 99th Light Infantry Division of the Myanmar Armed Forces (Tatmadaw)

Other Information: Military Identification no: BC 25723 

Listed on: 26/06/2018 Last Updated: [26/06/2018] 13/08/2018 Group ID: 13684 

AUNG Aung 

Title: Brigadier General 

[National Identification no: BC 23750] 

Position: Commander of the 33rd Light Infantry Division of the Myanmar Armed Forces (Tatmadaw) 

Other Information: Military Identification no: BC 23750 

Listed on: 26/06/2018 Last Updated: [26/06/2018] 13/08/2018 Group ID: 13686. 

SOE Khin Maung 

Title: [Major] Brigadier General 

Position: Commander of the 15th Light Infantry Division of the Myanmar Armed Forces (Tatmadaw) 

Listed on: 26/06/2018 Last Updated: [26/06/2018] 13/08/2018 Group ID: 13689.

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 FIU.

Where a relevant institution has already reported details of accounts, other funds or economic resources held frozen for the designated individuals 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 Burma/Myanmar and links to the UK’s Consolidated List of individuals and entities subject to these and other financial sanctions may be found on the Customs and Excise pages of the Isle of Man Government website.

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