1. The Iraq (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 (the “UK Regulations”) were made under the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 and provide for the freezing of funds and economic resources of certain persons, entities or bodies involved in the former Government of Iraq and its state bodies, corporations or agencies.
2. On 9 December 2021 the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office updated the UK sanctions list to reflect changes to those persons designated under the UK Regulations. A link to the UK sanctions list can be found below.
3. The Sanctions and Asset-Freezing (Implementation of External Sanctions) (Jersey) Order 2021 (the “Order”), made under the Sanctions and Asset-Freezing (Jersey) Law 2019 (“SAFL”), links to the UK Regulations.
4. Any changes to asset-freeze designations made under the UK Regulations are effective immediately by virtue of the ambulatory provisions in Jersey’s sanctions legislation.
5. An asset freeze no longer applies to the persons listed in the Annex to this Notice under Part 3 of SAFL.
Notice summary (Full details are provided in the Annex to this Notice)
6. The following entries have been removed and are no longer subject to an asset freeze:
- Mahmud Dhiyab AL-AHMED
- Husam Muhammad Amin AL-YASSIN
8. Jersey guidance on the Iraq sanctions regime is available on JFSC website
9. Copies of Jersey sanctions legislation, including the Order
, can be found on the Jersey Legal Information Board website.
11. A copy of the UK sanctions list can be found here
12. A copy of the UK Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation consolidated list can be found here
13. Non-media enquiries, sanctions compliance reporting, and licence applications should be addressed to:
Head of International Compliance
Office of the Chief Executive
ANNEX TO NOTICE
FINANCIAL SANCTIONS: IRAQ
1. AL-AHMED, Mahmud, Dhiyab
DOB: --/--/1953. POB: Baghdad or Mosul, Iraq Nationality: Iraq Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): IRQ0090 (UN Ref): IQi.029 Listed on: 02/07/2003 UK Consolidated Group ID: 7576.
2. AL-YASSIN, Husam, Muhammad, Amin
DOB: (1) --/--/1953. (2) --/--/1958. POB: Tikrit, Iraq Nationality: Iraq Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): IRQ0095 (UN Ref): IQi.034 Listed on: 02/07/2003 UK Consolidated Group ID: 7600.
Ministry of External Relations
9 December 2021