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Burma/Myanmar Sanctions

Wednesday, 1 May 2019

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 1 May 2019, following the publication of Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2019/672 in the EU Official Journal.


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


SOE Khin Maung

Title: Brigadier General

DOB: --/--/1972.

Position: [Commander of the 15th Light Infantry Division of the Myanmar Armed Forces (Tatmadaw)] Commander of the Military Operation Command 15, also sometimes known as the 15th Light Infantry Division, of the Myanmar Armed Forces (Tatmadaw), under which Infantry Battalion No 564 falls.

Listed on: 26/06/2018 Last Updated: [13/08/2018] 01/05/2019 Group ID: 13689.


LWIN Thura San

Title: Brigadier General

DOB: [--/--/1957] 17/03/1959.

Other Information: Brigadier General Thura San Lwin was the Commander of the Border Guard Police from October 2016 until early October 2017.

Listed on: 26/06/2018 Last Updated: [26/06/2018] 01/05/2019 Group ID: 13692.

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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