Definitions on Terrorism Lists Regulation in United Arab Emirates

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Definitions on Terrorism Lists Regulation in United Arab Emirates

Definitions on Terrorism Lists Regulation in United Arab Emirates: Terrorism Lists Regulation and Implementation of UN Security Council Resolutions on the Suppression and Combating of Terrorism, Terrorist Financing, Countering the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction and its Financing and Relevant Resolutions Abrogating: Cabinet Decision No. 20 dated 25/02/2019.

Definitions on Terrorism Lists Regulation in United Arab Emirates

In the implementation of the provisions of this Decision, and unless the context otherwise requires, the following terms and expressions shall have the meanings cited against each:

The State: The United Arab Emirates;

The Council: The Supreme Council for National Security;

The Ministry: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation;

The Competent Court: The Court that has jurisdiction over State Security Offences;

The Office: The Executive Office of the Committee for Goods Subjected to Import and Export Control;

Supervisory Authorities: Federal and Local authorities entrusted as per Legislations, with the supervision of Financial Institutions and Designated Non-Financial Businesses and Professions.

Law Enforcement Authorities: Federal and Local authorities entrusted, as per Legislations with the tasks of combating crime, search, investigation, and collection of evidence in offences, including money laundering, financing of terrorism and the financing of illegal organizations.

Sanctions Committee: Any of the UN Security Council Committees established as per its resolutions, including UNSCRs 1267 (1999) and 1989 (2011) relating to ISIL and Al-Qaida, 1988 (2011) relating to the Security and Stability of Afghanistan, and 1718 (2006) relating to the suppression and combating of proliferation of weapons of mass destruction for the DPRK.

Listed Person: A person or organization listed by the UN Security Council on the Sanctions List, or listed by the Cabinet on Local Lists, as the case may be.

Person: A natural or legal person.

Ombudsperson: The person appointed by the UN Secretary General to assist the Sanctions Committee when examining requests submitted by individuals, groups, undertakings and entities for delisting from the ISIL and Al Qaeda Sanctions List.

Focal Point: The focal point established within the Secretariat pursuant to UNSCR 1730 (2006) to receive petitions from persons or entities in the State or holding the State’s nationality, listed on the relevant list, requesting to be de-listed or seeking exemptions for humanitarian reasons, from a travel ban, or from freezing measures or persons claiming to have been wrongfully sanctioned.

Relevant UNSCRs: All current and future UN Security Council resolutions relating to the suppression and combating of terrorism, terrorist financing and proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and its financing, including but not limited to Resolutions 1267 (1999), 1988 (2011), 1989 (2011), 1718 (2006), 2231 (2015) and any successor resolutions.

Listing: Identifying the individual or organization subject to sanctions imposed pursuant to

relevant UNSCRs, decisions of the Sanctions Committee, or relevant decisions of the Cabinet, as the case may be, and implementing relevant sanctions against such individual or organization, with a statement of the reasons for listing.

Local Lists: Terrorism lists issued by the Cabinet pursuant to the provisions of Article (63) paragraph (1) of Federal Law No (7) of 2014.

Sanctions List: A list containing the names of individuals and organizations linked to terrorism, financing of terrorism or proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and its financing, and that are subject to sanctions imposed as per UNSCRs and decisions of the Sanctions Committee, along with information related to such persons and reasons for their listing.

Narrative Summary: The declared part of the reasons for Listing an individual or organization on the Sanctions List annexed to the Listing decision by the Sanctions Committee.

Funds: Assets of all types, in whatever form and however acquired, whether corporeal or incorporeal, tangible or intangible, movable or immovable, electronic, digital or encrypted, including national currency, foreign currencies, documents and legal instruments establishing ownership of such assets or any associated rights, in whatever form, including electronic or digital forms, as well as economic resources considered as assets of any kind, including oil and natural resources, and bank credits, checks, money orders, shares, securities, bonds, drafts, and letters of credit and any interest, dividends, or other income accruing from or generated by such assets, and that may be used to obtain any other funds, goods or services including internet posting services or related services.

Other Measures: Sanction measures other than freezing that must be enforced, and which may be included in relevant UNSCRs or Cabinet decisions regarding the issuance of local lists, such as prohibitions relating to travel, weapons, imports, or provision of fuel supplies and other.

Without Delay: Within 24 hours of the Listing decision being issued by the UN Security Council, the Sanctions Committee or the Cabinet, as the case may be.

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