12.10.2010   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 268/21


COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) No 906/2010

of 11 October 2010

amending for the 137th time Council Regulation (EC) No 881/2002 imposing certain specific restrictive measures directed against certain persons and entities associated with Usama bin Laden, the Al-Qaida network and the Taliban

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 881/2002 of 27 May 2002 imposing certain specific restrictive measures directed against certain persons and entities associated with Usama bin Laden, the Al-Qaida network and the Taliban, and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 467/2001 prohibiting the export of certain goods and services to Afghanistan, strengthening the flight ban and extending the freeze of funds and other financial resources in respect of the Taliban of Afghanistan, (1) and in particular Articles 7(1)(a) and 7a(5) (2) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Annex I to Regulation (EC) No 881/2002 lists the persons, groups and entities covered by the freezing of funds and economic resources under that Regulation.

(2)

On 27 and 29 September 2010 the Sanctions Committee of the United Nations Security Council decided to amend the identifying data concerning two natural persons on its list of persons, groups and entities to whom the freezing of funds and economic resources should apply.

(3)

Annex I should therefore be amended accordingly,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

Annex I to Regulation (EC) No 881/2002 is hereby amended as set out in the Annex to this Regulation.

Article 2

This Regulation shall enter into force on the day following that of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.

This Regulation shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States.

Done at Brussels, 11 October 2010.

For the Commission, On behalf of the President,

Karel KOVANDA

Acting Director-General for External Relations


(1)  OJ L 139, 29.5.2002, p. 9.

(2)  Article 7a was inserted by Regulation (EU) No 1286/2009 (OJ L 346, 23.12.2009, p. 42).


ANNEX

Annex I to Regulation (EC) No 881/2002 is amended as follows:

(1)

The entry ‘Yasser Mohamed Ismail Abu Shaweesh (alias Yasser Mohamed Abou Shaweesh). Date of birth: 20.11.1973. Place of birth: Benghazi, Libya. Passport No: (a) 939254 (Egyptian travel document), (b) 0003213 (Egyptian passport), (c) 981358 (Egyptian passport), (d) C00071659 (passport substitute issued by the Federal Republic of Germany). Other information: In detention in Germany as of January 2005. Date of designation referred to in Article 2a (4) (b): 6.12.2005.’ under the heading ‘Natural persons’ shall be replaced by the following:

‘Yasser Mohamed Ismail Abu Shaweesh (alias Yasser Mohamed Abou Shaweesh). Date of birth: 20.11.1973. Place of birth: Benghazi, Libya. Passport No: (a) 939254 (Egyptian travel document), (b) 0003213 (Egyptian passport), (c) 981358 (Egyptian passport), (d) C00071659 (passport substitute issued by the Federal Republic of Germany). Other information: His brother is Ismail Mohamed Ismail Abu Shaweesh. Date of designation referred to in Article 2a (4) (b): 6.12.2005.’

(2)

The entry ‘Mohammed Benhammedi (alias (a) Mohamed Hannadi, (b) Mohamed Ben Hammedi, (c) Muhammad Muhammad Bin Hammidi, (d) Ben Hammedi, (e) Panhammedi, (f) Abu Hajir, (g) Abu Hajir Al Libi, (h) Abu Al Qassam). Address: Midlands, United Kingdom. Date of birth: 22.9.1966. Place of birth: Libya. Nationality: Libyan.’ under the heading ‘Natural persons’ shall be replaced by the following:

‘Mohammed Benhammedi (alias (a) Mohamed Hannadi, (b) Mohamed Ben Hammedi, (c) Muhammad Muhammad Bin Hammidi, (d) Ben Hammedi, (e) Panhammedi, (f) Abu Hajir, (g) Abu Hajir Al Libi, (h) Abu Al Qassam (i) Hammedi Mohamedben). Address: Midlands, United Kingdom. Date of birth: 22.9.1966. Place of birth: Libya. Nationality: Libyan.’