Administrative Measures on De-listing Requests as per UAE Law
Administrative Measures on De-listing Requests as per UAE Law: The procedures of implementing the Cabinet’s resolution No. (20) of 2019 concerning the regulations on Terrorists’ Lists; and implementing the Security Council’s Resolutions (this also includes Anti Money Laundering Law of UAE) concerning the prevention and suppression of terrorism, terrorism financing and proliferation financing.
Administrative Measures on De-listing Requests
The Office publishes on their website procedures to submit de-listing requests to the Security Council in the case of designated persons or entities that, in the view of the country, do not, or no longer, meet the criteria for designation. The procedures include the following:
- Direct the Designated as per Security Council Resolutions, to submit a plea/petition request to the Ombudsman or the Focal Point directly, upon their desire of being de-listed, as the case may be.
- Procedures of de-freezing funds related to similar names of those Designated.
- Cases of exemption from freezing measures.
- Mechanisms on informing the FIs and DNFBPs regarding cases of de-listing or de-
- The application of a Freezing Order, pursuant to Security Council’s resolution 1718 (2006) and 2231 (2015) does not prevent the addition of any payables, from contracts, agreements or liabilities previously made, to the frozen accounts, before the date of freezing such accounts under the provision of the procedures herein, provided that these payables are frozen and reported to the Office.
Freezing Order, pursuant to Security Council’s resolutions 1737 (2006) and extended in accordance with Resolution 2231 (2015) made under Resolution 2231 (2015), does not prevent the Designated from being entitled to any payables as per contract made before the date of designation in the Sanctions List; in accordance with the following terms:
a) If the Office decided that the contract is not linked to any articles, tools, equipment, goods, technologies, assistance, training, financial aid, investment, brokerage or any prohibited services set out in the Security Council’s resolution 2231 (2015) and any subsequent resolution thereafter.
b) If the Office decided that the installment is not received, directly or indirectly, by any Designated in accordance with the Security Council resolution 2231 (2015).
c) Having the Office submit a prior notice to the Security Council requesting paying or receiving such installments, or, if required, declaring the de-freezing of funds for the purpose of this entitlement, within Ten (10) Working Days before the so declaration.