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Financial Sanctions: ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida organisations

Thursday, 21 March 2019

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 20 March 2019, following the publication of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2019/431 (“the Amending Regulation”).

The Amending Regulation reflects the decision made on 13 March 2019 by the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) Committee to amend the identifying information of 1 existing entry.


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


BIN LADEN, Hamza Usama Muhammad

DOB:  09/05/1989

POB: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Other Information: UN Ref QDi.421. Son of Usama bin Laden (deceased). Announced by Aiman Muhammad Rabi al-Zawahiri (QDi.006) as an official member of Al-Qaida (QDe.004). Has called for followers of Al-Qaida to commit terror attacks. Is seen as the most probable successor of al-Zawahiri. UN Listing.

Listed on: 01/03/2019  Last updated: 20/03/2019  Group ID:  13770

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 individual.  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 designated persons, 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.

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