11.1.2014   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 8/11


COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) No 16/2014

of 9 January 2014

amending for the 209th time Council Regulation (EC) No 881/2002 imposing certain specific restrictive measures directed against certain persons and entities associated with the Al Qaida network

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 the Al-Qaida network, (1) and in particular Article 7(1)(a) and 7a(5) 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 19 December 2013, the Sanctions Committee of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) decided to remove one person from its list of persons, groups and entities to whom the freezing of funds and economic resources should apply.

(3)

Annex I to Regulation (EC) No 881/2002 should therefore be updated accordingly,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

Annex I to Regulation (EC) No 881/2002 is amended in accordance with 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, 9 January 2014.

For the Commission, On behalf of the President,

the Head of the Service for Foreign Policy Instruments


(1)   OJ L 139, 29.5.2002, p. 9.


ANNEX

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

The following entry under the heading ‘Natural persons’ is deleted:

‘Abdelhadi Ben Debka (alias (a) L'Hadi Bendebka, (b) El Hadj ben Debka, (c) Abd Al Hadi, (d) Hadi). Address: Algeria. Date of birth: 17.11.1963. Place of birth: Algiers, Algeria. Nationality: Algerian. Other information: Deported from Italy to Algeria on 13.9.2008. Date of designation referred to in Article 2a (4) (b): 17.3.2004.’