Guidance: Financial sanctions, ISIL (Da'esh) and Al-Qaida organisations

Hm Treasury

October 16
13:57 2019

Latest HM Treasury Notice, 16/10/2019, ISIL (Daesh) and Al-Qaida Organisations (Reg 2019/1717).

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Find out about the new regulations that will come into effect under the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 (the Sanctions Act) when the UK leaves the EU.

UN Security Council Resolution 1267 (1999)

This resolution (and its successor resolutions) requires all member states to take the following action against individuals and organisations associated with ISIL (Daesh) and Al-Qaida, and Usama bin Laden/the Taliban:

  • freeze assets
  • prevent entry into/transit through their territories
  • prevent the direct or indirect supply, sale and transfer of arms and military equipment

UN Security Council Resolution 1988 (2011)

This split the sanctions regime into two groups:

UN Security Resolution 2253 (2015)

This renamed the Al-Qaida Sanctions List, the ISIL (Daesh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions List. It also ensures that individuals and organisations supporting ISIL (Daesh) are eligible for listing by the UN (also under EU in Regulation 2016/363).

EU Regulation (2016/1686)

Implemented on 22 September 2016, this permits the EU to make autonomous Al-Qaida and ISIL (Daesh) listings.

EU autonomous listings are included i

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