29.11.2014   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 344/16


COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) No 1273/2014

of 28 November 2014

amending for the 223rd 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 Article 7a(1) 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 November 2014 the Sanctions Committee of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) approved the addition of two entities to the Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee's 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.

(4)

In order to ensure that the measures provided for in this Regulation are effective, it should enter into force immediately,

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 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, 28 November 2014.

For the Commission,

On behalf of the President,

Head of the Service for Foreign Policy Instruments


(1)   OJ L 139, 29.5.2002, p. 9.


ANNEX

In Annex I to Regulation (EC) No 881/2002, the following entries shall be added under the heading ‘Legal persons, groups and entities’:

(a)

‘Ansar Al Charia Derna (alias (a) Ansar al-Charia Derna; (b) Ansar al-Sharia Derna; (c) Ansar al Charia; (d) Ansar al-Sharia; (e) Ansar al Sharia). Other information: (a) Operates in Derna and Jebel Akhdar, Libya; (b) Support network in Tunisia. Date of designation referred to in Article 2a(4)(b): 19.11.2014.’

;

(b)

‘Ansar Al Charia Benghazi (alias (a) Ansar al Charia; (b) Ansar al-Charia; (c) Ansar al-Sharia; (d) Ansar al-Charia Benghazi); (e) Ansar al-Sharia Benghazi; (f) Ansar al Charia in Libya (ASL); (g) Katibat Ansar al Charia; (h) Ansar al Sharia). Other information: (a) Operates in Benghazi, Libya; (b) Support network in Tunisia. Date of designation referred to in Article 2a(4)(b): 19.11.2014.’