UN AND UK ANNOUNCE 2 NEW ENTITIES ADDED TO ISIL/AL-QAIDA SANCTIONS LISTS – ISLAMIC STATE IN THE GREATER SAHARA (ISGS) AND ISLAMIC STATE WEST AFRICA PROVINCE (ISWAP)

On 24 February, a Notice from HM Treasury advised that the relevant UN Security Council committee had added these 2 organisations to its sanctions lists.  Using UK law, the 2 organisations are listed, but this will cease to apply from 11:59 p.m. on 24 March unless the EU adds them to its sanctions lists Or when the EU does list them, if that is sooner).

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/867995/Notice_ISIL_UN_240220.pdf

https://www.un.org/press/en/2020/sc14118.doc.htm

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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