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28 Nov 2022 14:30 | Malta Institute of Accountants (Administrator)

Haiti Regime

• Council Regulation (EU) 2022/2309 of 25 November 2022 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Haiti

On 21 October 2022, the United Nations Security Council adopted Resolution 2653 (2022) which establishes a framework for targeted restrictive measures in view of the situation in Haiti. In accordance with this Resolution, on 25 November 2022, the Council adopted Decision (CFSP) 2022/2319, which provides for travel restrictions, a targeted arms embargo, the freezing of funds and economic resources of, and a prohibition to make funds and economic resources available to, persons, entities or bodies engaged in or supporting gangs involved in violence, criminal activities or human rights abuses which undermine the peace, stability and security of Haiti and the region.

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Please be reminded that all EU/UN sanctions are directly applicable under Maltese law under the National Interest (Enabling Powers) Act, cap 365 of the Laws of Malta as linked here.

Should any of your clients be a person or entity who is listed under UN/EU or national sanctions or who is directly or indirectly owned or controlled by a listed person or entity, the freezing measures mentioned under Article 17 of the Act apply.

The Sanctions Monitoring Board is to be informed immediately of the actions that have been taken in relation to the assets of such listed persons.

The Sanctions Monitoring Board may be contacted on sanctions.mfea@gov.mt on any issue relating to sanctions.

Please find below links to the:

EU Financial Sanctions Database

Consolidated UN Sanctions List

EU Sanctions Map

Sanctions Monitoring Board


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