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Financial Sanctions: Zimbabwe

Friday, 16 February 2018

This news release is issued to publicise changes to EU sanctions measures in relation to Zimbabwe.

Council Regulation (EC) 314/2004 imposing financial sanctions against Zimbabwe has been amended with effect from 16 February 2018.


The entry for Robert Gabriel Mugabe has been amended and he remains subject to an asset freeze.


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



DOB: 21/02/1924.

Passport Details: AD001095

Other Information: Former President [Head of Government].

Listed on: 21/02/2002 Last Updated: [27/01/2009] 16/02/2018 Group ID: 7321.

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 person. 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 person 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 Zimbabwe and links to the Consolidated List of individuals and entities subject to these and other financial sanctions regimes may be found on the Customs and Excise pages of the Isle of Man Government website.

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