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CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

Council Regulation (EU) 224/2014, as implemented in the Bailiwick by the Central African Republic (Restrictive Measures) (Guernsey) Ordinance, 2014, the Central African Republic (Restrictive Measures) (Alderney) Ordinance, 2014 and the Central African Republic (Restrictive Measures) (Sark) Ordinance, 2014, has been amended by Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2016/1442.

The effect of the amendment, which is automatically and immediately effective in the Bailiwick, is to add two individuals to the list of designated persons subject to financial restrictions and to amend the details in respect of an individual already on the list.

The Implementing Regulation is available here:

 Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1442

 

MEASURES WHICH SHOULD BE TAKEN

All businesses must check whether they maintain any accounts or otherwise have any kind of relationship with any natural or legal person, entity or body designated under the legislation and treat any accounts, funds or economic resources belonging to, owned, held or controlled by a designated person, entity or body as frozen with immediate effect if this is not already the case. Businesses must report any findings to the Policy and Resources Committee immediately. Businesses must also refrain from making any funds or economic resources available directly or indirectly to or for the benefit of any designated person, entity or body other than transactions that come within a permitted derogation and have been authorised by the Policy and Resources Committee. 

The information referred to above is required by the Policy and Resources Committee in the exercise of its powers under the Schedule to each of the Ordinances listed above.

Any information or queries should be sent to sanctions@gov.gg with the subject line ' Central African Republic sanctions'.

Further information on the effect of asset freezes and related issues including licences is available on the States of Guernsey website at https://gov.gg/sanctions