Terrorism Listing and Re-listing on Local Lists in UAE
Terrorism Listing and Re-listing on Local Lists in UAE: 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.
Proposing Listing and Re-listing on Local Lists and Updating Such
Subject to the provisions of Article (2) Paragraph (2) of the present Decision, the Council shall coordinate with any entity it deems suitable in the State and abroad to obtain information regarding the designation of terrorist persons and organizations that meet the designation criteria for the purpose of preparing a proposal for listing on Local Lists according to the following procedures:
1- The Council shall, unilaterally and without prior notice to the Listed Person, establish one Local List or more where it proposes the Listing of terrorist persons and organizations, or propose
Listing upon the request of another country, whenever the Council is satisfied with the presence of reasonable grounds or sound basis for suspicion or when it believes that such person or organization meets the designation criteria for Listing, or if the State is internationally committed to list such persons and organizations. The Council shall take such decision as swiftly as possible.
2- In the Listing process, the Council shall take into account the designation criteria contained in UNSCR 1373 (2001), which include the following:
a- Any person or organization that commits, attempts to commit, participates in or facilitates the commission of terrorist acts.
b- Any organization directly or indirectly owned or controlled by a person or organization as set out in sub-paragraph (a) of paragraph (2) of the present Article.
c- Any person or organization acting on behalf of or at the direction of any person or organization as set out in sub-paragraph (a) of paragraph (2) of the present Article.
3- The Council shall coordinate with the Ministry of Justice with regard to proposed Listing on Local Lists, if the Council determines that a person or an organization meets the designation criteria referred to in paragraph (2) of the present Article. The Council then forwards the proposal to the Ministry of Presidential Affairs for consideration and issuing by the Cabinet.
4- In case Local Lists were issued by the Cabinet, the Office shall be notified for publication, Without Delay, as per its established procedures.
5- The procedures set forth in the present Article shall be implemented when Local Lists are updated, and when re-listing any previously de-listed person, in case there are reasons requiring their Listing in such lists, in accordance with the provisions of paragraph (2) of the present Article.