15.11.2006   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 314/24


COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 1685/2006

of 14 November 2006

amending for the 72nd 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, and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 467/2001

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to 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, and repealing 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 Article 7(1), first indent, 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 9 November 2006, the Sanctions Committee of the United Nations Security Council decided to amend the list of persons, groups and entities to whom the freezing of funds and economic resources should apply. 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, 14 November 2006.

For the Commission

Eneko LANDÁBURU

Director-General for External Relations


(1)   OJ L 139, 29.5.2002, p. 9. Regulation as last amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No 1508/2006 (OJ L 280, 12.10.2006, p. 12).


ANNEX

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

The following entry shall be added under the heading ‘Legal persons, groups and entities’:

International Islamic Relief Organization, Indonesia, Branch Office (alias (a) International Islamic Relief Agency, (b) International Relief Organization, (c) Islamic Relief Organization, (d) Islamic World Relief, (e) International Islamic Aid Organization, (f) Islamic Salvation Committee, (g) The Human Relief Committee of the Muslim World League, (h) World Islamic Relief Organization, (i) Al Igatha Al-Islamiya, (j) Hayat al-Aghatha al-Islamia al-Alamiya, (k) Hayat al-Igatha, (l) Hayat Al-‘Igatha, (m) Ighatha, (n) Igatha, (o) Igassa, (p) Igasa, (q) Igase, (r) Egassa, (s) IIRO). Address: (a) International Islamic Relief Organization, Indonesia Office; Jalan Raya Cipinang Jaya No. 90; East Jakarta, 13410, Indonesia, (b) P.O. Box 3654; Jakarta 54021, Indonesia.