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Consolidated text: Council Regulation (EC) No 2580/2001 of 27 December 2001 on specific restrictive measures directed against certain persons and entities with a view to combating terrorism

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COUNCIL REGULATION (EC) No 2580/2001

of 27 December 2001

on specific restrictive measures directed against certain persons and entities with a view to combating terrorism

(OJ L 344 28.12.2001, p. 70)

Amended by:

 

 

Official Journal

  No

page

date

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COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 745/2003 of 28 April 2003

  L 106

22

29.4.2003

►M2

COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 1207/2005 of 27 July 2005

  L 197

16

28.7.2005

►M3

COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 1957/2005 of 29 November 2005

  L 314

16

30.11.2005

►M4

COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 1461/2006 of 29 September 2006

  L 272

11

3.10.2006

►M5

COUNCIL REGULATION (EC) No 1791/2006 of 20 November 2006

  L 363

1

20.12.2006

►M6

COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) No 1250/2012 of 20 December 2012

  L 352

40

21.12.2012

►M7

COUNCIL REGULATION (EU) No 517/2013 of 13 May 2013

  L 158

1

10.6.2013

►M8

COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) No 646/2013 of 4 July 2013

  L 187

4

6.7.2013

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COUNCIL REGULATION (EU) 2016/1710 of 27 September 2016

  L 259I

1

27.9.2016

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COUNCIL REGULATION (EU) 2017/2061 of 13 November 2017

  L 295

3

14.11.2017


Amended by:

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ACT concerning the conditions of accession of the Czech Republic, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, the Republic of Hungary, the Republic of Malta, the Republic of Poland, the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovak Republic and the adjustments to the Treaties on which the European Union is founded

  L 236

33

23.9.2003




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COUNCIL REGULATION (EC) No 2580/2001

of 27 December 2001

on specific restrictive measures directed against certain persons and entities with a view to combating terrorism



Article 1

For the purpose of this Regulation, the following definitions shall apply:

1. ‘Funds, other financial assets and economic resources’ means assets of every kind, whether tangible or intangible, movable or immovable, however acquired, and legal documents or instruments in any form, including electronic or digital, evidencing title to, or interest in, such assets, including, but not limited to, bank credits, travellers' cheques, bank cheques, money orders, shares, securities, bonds, drafts and letters of credit.

2. ‘Freezing of funds, other financial assets and economic resources’ means the prevention of any move, transfer, alteration, use of or dealing with funds in any way that would result in any change in their volume, amount, location, ownership, possession, character, destination or other change that would enable the funds to be used, including portfolio management.

3. ‘Financial services’ means any service of a financial nature, including all insurance and insurance-related services, and all banking and other financial services (excluding insurance) as follows:

Insurance and insurance-related services

(i) Direct insurance (including co-insurance):

(A) life assurance;

(B) non-life;

(ii) Reinsurance and retrocession;

(iii) Insurance intermediation, such as brokerage and agency;

(iv) Services auxiliary to insurance, such as consultancy, actuarial, risk assessment and claim settlement services.

Banking and other financial services (excluding insurance)

(v) Acceptance of deposits and other repayable funds;

(vi) Lending of all types, including consumer credit, mortgage credit, factoring and financing of commercial transaction;

(vii) Financial leasing;

(viii) All payment and money transmission services, including credit, charge and debit cards, travellers' cheques and bankers' drafts;

(ix) Guarantees and commitments;

(x) Trading for own account or for account of customers, whether on an exchange, in an over-the-counter market or otherwise, the following:

(A) money market instruments (including cheques, bills, certificates of deposits);

(B) foreign exchange;

(C) derivative products including, but not limited to, futures and options;

(D) exchange rate and interest rate instruments, including products such as swaps and forward rate agreements;

(E) transferable securities;

(F) other negotiable instruments and financial assets, including bullion;

(xi) Participation in issues of all kinds of securities, including underwriting and placement as agent (whether publicly or privately) and provision of services related to such issues;

(xii) Money brokering;

(xiii) Asset management, such as cash or portfolio management, all forms of collective investment management, pension fund management, custodial, depository and trust services;

(xiv) Settlement and clearing services for financial assets, including securities, derivative products, and other negotiable instruments;

(xv) Provision and transfer of financial information, and financial data processing and related software by suppliers of other financial services;

(xvi) Advisory, intermediation and other auxiliary financial services on all the activities listed in subparagraphs (v) to (xv), including credit reference and analysis, investment and portfolio research and advice, advice on acquisitions and on corporate restructuring and strategy.

4. For the purposes of this Regulation, the definition of ‘terrorist act’ shall be the one contained in Article 1(3) of Common Position 2001/931/CFSP.

5. ‘Owning a legal person, group or entity’ means being in possession of 50 % or more of the proprietary rights of a legal person, group or entity, or having a majority interest therein.

6. ‘Controlling a legal person, group or entity’ means any of the following:

(a) having the right to appoint or remove a majority of the members of the administrative, management or supervisory body of such legal person, group or entity;

(b) having appointed solely as a result of the exercise of one's voting rights a majority of the members of the administrative, management or supervisory bodies of a legal person, group or entity who have held office during the present and previous financial year;

(c) controlling alone, pursuant to an agreement with other shareholders in or members of a legal person, group or entity, a majority of shareholders' or members' voting rights in that legal person, group or entity;

(d) having the right to exercise a dominant influence over a legal person, group or entity, pursuant to an agreement entered into with that legal person, group or entity, or to a provision in its Memorandum or Articles of Association, where the law governing that legal person, group or entity permits its being subject to such agreement or provision;

(e) having the power to exercise the right to exercise a dominant influence referred to in point (d), without being the holder of that right;

(f) having the right to use all or part of the assets of a legal person, group or entity;

(g) managing the business of a legal person, group or entity on a unified basis, while publishing consolidated accounts;

(h) sharing jointly and severally the financial liabilities of a legal person, group or entity, or guaranteeing them.

Article 2

1.  Except as permitted under Articles 5 and 6:

(a) all funds, other financial assets and economic resources belonging to, or owned or held by, a natural or legal person, group or entity included in the list referred to in paragraph 3 shall be frozen;

(b) no funds, other financial assets and economic resources shall be made available, directly or indirectly, to, or for the benefit of, a natural or legal person, group or entity included in the list referred to in paragraph 3.

2.  Except as permitted under Articles 5 and 6, it shall be prohibited to provide financial services to, or for the benefit of, a natural or legal person, group or entity included in the list referred to in paragraph 3.

3.  The Council, acting by unanimity, shall establish, review and amend the list of persons, groups and entities to which this Regulation applies, in accordance with the provisions laid down in Article 1(4), (5) and (6) of Common Position 2001/931/CFSP; such list shall consist of:

i) natural persons committing, or attempting to commit, participating in or facilitating the commission of any act of terrorism;

ii) legal persons, groups or entities committing, or attempting to commit, participating in or facilitating the commission of any act of terrorism;

iii) legal persons, groups or entities owned or controlled by one or more natural or legal persons, groups or entities referred to in points(i) and (ii); or

iv) natural legal persons, groups or entities acting on behalf of or at the direction of one or more natural or legal persons, groups or entitiesreferred to in points (i) and (ii).

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Article 3

1.  The participation, knowingly and intentionally, in activities, the object or effect of which is, directly or indirectly, to circumvent Article 2 shall be prohibited.

2.  Any information that the provisions of this Regulation are being, or have been, circumvented shall be notified to the competent authorities of the Member States listed in the Annex and to the Commission.

Article 4

1.  Without prejudice to the applicable rules concerning reporting, confidentiality and professional secrecy and to the provisions of Article 284 of the Treaty, banks, other financial institutions, insurance companies, and other bodies and persons shall:

 provide immediately any information which would facilitate compliance with this Regulation, such as accounts and amounts frozen in accordance with Article 2 and transactions executed pursuant to Articles 5 and 6:

 

 to the competent authorities of the Member States listed in the Annex where they are resident or located, and

 through these competent authorities, to the Commission,

 cooperate with the competent authorities listed in the Annex in any verification of this information.

2.  Any information provided or received in accordance with this Article shall be used only for the purposes for which it was provided or received.

3.  Any information directly received by the Commission shall be made available to the competent authorities of the Member States concerned and to the Council.

Article 5

1.  Article 2(1)(b) shall not apply to the addition to frozen accounts of interest due on those accounts. Such interest shall also be frozen.

2.  The competent authorities of the Member States listed in the Annex may grant specific authorisations, under such conditions as they deem appropriate, in order to prevent the financing of acts of terrorism, for

1. the use of frozen funds for essential human needs of a natural person included in the list referred to in Article 2(3) or a member of his family, including in particular payments for foodstuffs, medicines, the rent or mortgage for the family residence and fees and charges concerning medical treatment of members of that family, to be fulfilled within the Community;

2. payments from frozen accounts for the following purposes:

(a) payment of taxes, compulsory insurance premiums and fees for public utility services such as gas, water, electricity and telecommunications to be paid in the Community; and

(b) payment of charges due to a financial institution in the Community for the maintenance of accounts;

3. payments to a person, entity or body person included in the list referred to in Article 2(3), due under contracts, agreements or obligations which were concluded or arose before the entry into force of this Regulation provided that those payments are made into a frozen account within the Community.

3.  Requests for authorisations shall be made to the competent authority of the Member State in whose territory the funds, other financial assets or other economic resources have been frozen.

Article 6

1.  Notwithstanding the provisions of Article 2 and with a view to the protection of the interests of the Community, which include the interests of its citizens and residents, the competent authorities of a Member State may grant specific authorisations:

 to unfreeze funds, other financial assets or other economic resources,

 to make funds, other financial assets or other economic resources available to a person, entity or body included in the list referred to in Article 2(3), or

 to render financial services to such person, entity or body,

after consultation with the other Member States, the Council and the Commission in accordance with paragraph 2.

2.  A competent authority which receives a request for an authorisation referred to in paragraph 1 shall notify the competent authorities of the other Member States, the Council and the Commission, as listed in the Annex, of the grounds on which it intends to either reject the request or grant a specific authorisation, informing them of the conditions that it considers necessary in order to prevent the financing of acts of terrorism.

The competent authority which intends to grant a specific authorisation shall take due account of comments made within two weeks by other Member States, the Council and the Commission.

Article 7

The Commission shall be empowered, on the basis of information supplied by Member States, to amend the Annex.

Article 8

The Member States, the Council and the Commission shall inform each other of the measures taken under this Regulation and supply each other with the relevant information at their disposal in connection with this Regulation, notably information received in accordance with Articles 3 and 4, and in respect of violation and enforcement problems or judgments handed down by national courts.

Article 9

Each Member State shall determine the sanctions to be imposed where the provisions of this Regulation are infringed. Such sanctions shall be effective, proportionate and dissuasive.

Article 10

This Regulation shall apply:

1. within the territory of the Community, including its airspace,

2. on board any aircraft or any vessel under the jurisdiction of a Member State,

3. to any person elsewhere who is a national of a Member State,

4. to any legal person, group or entity incorporated or constituted under the law of a Member State,

5. to any legal person, group or entity doing business within the Community.

Article 11

1.  This Regulation shall enter into force on the day of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Communities.

2.  Within a period of one year from the entry into force of this Regulation, the Commission shall present a report on the impact of this Regulation and, if necessary, make proposals to amend it.

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




ANNEX

LIST OF COMPETENT AUTHORITIES REFERRED TO IN ARTICLES 3, 4 AND 5

BELGIUM

Ministère des finances

Trésorerie

avenue des Arts 30

B-1040 Bruxelles

Fax (32-2) 233 75 18

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BULGARIA

Министерство на финансите

ул. ‘Г.С. Раковски’ № 102

София 1000

Тел: (359-2) 985 91

Факс: (359-2) 988 1207

Е-mail: feedback@minfin.bg

Ministry of Finance

102 ‘G.S. Rakovsky’ street

Sofia 1000

Tel.: (359-2) 985 91

Fax: (359-2) 988 1207

E-mail: feedback@minfin.bg

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CZECH REPUBLIC

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Ministerstvo financí/Ministry of Finance

Finanční analytický útvar/Financial Analytical Unit

PO BOX 675

Jindřišská 14

111 21 Praha 1

Tel.: (420-2) 570 44 501

Fax: (420-2) 570 44 502

E-mail: fau@mfcr.cz

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DENMARK

Erhvervsfremmestyrelsen

Dahlerups Pakhus

Langelinie Alle 17

DK-2100 København Ø

Tel. (45) 35 46 60 00

Fax (45) 35 46 60 01

GERMANY

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  concerning funds and financial services:

 
Deutsche Bundesbank
Servicezentrum Finanzsanktionen
D-80281 München
Tel. (49-89) 28 89 38 00
Fax (49-89) 35 01 63 38 00

  concerning economic resources:

 

 for notifications in accordance with Articles 3(2) and 4:

 
Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Arbeit
Referat V B 2
Scharnhorststraße 34—37
D-10115 Berlin
Tel. (49-1888) 615-9
Fax (49-1888) 615-5358
E-mail: BUERO-VB2@bmwa.bund.de

 for granting of exemptions in accordance with Articles 5(2) and 6(1):

 
Bundesamt für Wirtschaft und Ausfuhrkontrolle (BAFA)
Frankfurter Straße 29—35
D-65760 Eschborn
Tel. (49-6196) 908-0
Fax (49-6196) 908-800

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ESTONIA

▼M4

Välisministeerium

Islandi väljak 1

15049 Tallinn

Tel: (+372) 6 377 100

Fax: (+372) 6 377 199

Finantsinspektsioon

Sakala 4

15030 Tallinn

Tel: (+372) 66 80 500

Fax: (+372) 66 80 501

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GREECE

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Ministry of National Economy

General Directorate of Economic Policy

5 Nikis str.

GR-105 63 Athens

Tel. (30-210) 333 27 81-2

Fax (30-210) 333 28 10

Yπουργείο Εθνικής Οικονομίας

Γενική Διεύθυνση Οικονομικής Πολιτικής

Νίκης 5

GR-105 63 Αθήνα

Τηλ.: (30-210) 333 27 81-2

Φαξ: (30-210) 333 28 10

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SPAIN

Dirección General de Comercio e Inversiones

Subdirección General de Inversiores Exteriores

Ministerio de Economía

Paseo de la Castellana, 162

E-28046 Madrid

Tel. (00-34) 91 349 39 83

Fax (00-34) 91 349 35 62

Dirección General del Tesoro y Política Financiera

Subdirección General de Inspección y Control de Movimientos de Capitales

Ministerio de Economía

Paseo del Prado, 6

E-28014 Madrid

Tel. (00-34) 91 209 95 11

Fax (00-34) 91 209 96 56

FRANCE

Ministère de l'économie, des finances et de l'industrie

Direction du Trésor

Service des affaires européennes et internationales

Sous-direction E

139, rue du Bercy

F-75572 Paris Cedex 12

Tel. (33-1) 44 87 17 17

Fax (33-1) 53 18 36 15

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CROATIA

Ministarstvo vanjskih i europskih poslova

Uprava za multilateralne poslove i globalna pitanja

Trg N. Š. Zrinskog 7-8

10 000 Zagreb

Tel. +385 14569952

Fax +385 14597416

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IRLAND

Central Bank of Ireland

Financial Markets Department

PO Box 559

Dame Street

Dublin 2

Tel. (353-1) 671 66 66

Department of Foreign Affairs

Bilateral Economic Relations Division

76-78 Harcourt Street

Dublin 2

Tel. (353-1) 408 24 92

ITALY

Ministero dell'Economia e delle Finanze…

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CYPRUS

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Presidential Palace Avenue

1447 Nicosia

Υπουργείο Εξωτερικών

Λεωφόρος Προεδρικού Μεγάρου

1447 Λευκωσία

Tel: +357-22-300600

Fax: +357-22-661881

Unit for Combating Money Laundering

1 Apellis Street

1403 Nicosia

Μονάδα Καταπολέμησης Αδικημάτων Συγκάλυψης (ΜΟΚΑΣ)

Οδός Απελλή Αρ. 1

1403 Λευκωσία

Tel: +357-22-889100

Fax: +357-22-665080

E-mail: mokas@cytanet.com.cy

Coordinating Body for Combating Terrorism

1 Apellis Street

1403 Nicosia

Συντονιστικό Σώμα Εναντίον της Τρομοκρατίας

Οδός Απελλή Αρ. 1

1403 Λευκωσία

Tel: +357-22-889100

Fax: +357-22-665080

LATVIA

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Latvijas Republikas Ārlietu Ministrija

K.Valdemāra iela 3

Rīga LV-1395, Latvija

Tel: (+371) 67 016 201

Fax: (+371) 67 828 121

mfa.cha@mfa.gov.lv

Noziedzīgi iegūtu līdzekļu legalizācijas novēršanas dienests

Raiņa bulvāris 15

Rīga LV-1050, Latvija

Tel: (+371) 67 044 430

Fax: (+371) 67 324 497

kd@kd.gov.lv

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LITHUANIA

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Security Policy Department

J. Tumo-Vaizganto 2

LT-01511 Vilnius

Tel. +370 5 2362516

Fax +370 5 2313090

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LUXEMBOURG

Ministère des affaires étrangères, du commerce extérieur, de la coopération, de l'action humanitaire et de la défense

Direction des relations économiques internationales

BP 1602

L-1016 Luxembourg

Tel. (352) 478-1 ou 478-2350

Fax (352) 22 20 48

Ministère des Finances

3 rue de la Congrégation

L-1352 Luxembourg

Tel. (352) 478-2712

Fax (352) 47 52 41

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HUNGARY

Pénzügyminisztérium

József nádor tér 2-4

1051 Budapest

Tel: +36-1-327 2100

Fax: +36-1- 318 2570

MALTA

Bord ta' Sorveljanza dwar is-Sanzjonijiet

Direttorat ta' l-Affarijiet Multilaterali

Ministeru ta' l-Affarijiet Barranin

Palazzo Parisio

Triq il-Merkanti

Valletta CMR 02

Tel: +356-21-24 28 53

Fax: +356-21-25 15 20

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NETHERLANDS

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Minister van Financiën

Directie Financiële Markten/Afdeling Integriteit

Postbus 20201

2500 EE Den Haag

The Netherlands

Tel. (31-70) 342 8997

Fax (31-70) 342 7984

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AUSTRIA

  Article 3

 
Bundesministerium für Inneres — Bundeskriminalamt
A-1090 Wien
Josef-Holaubek-Platz 1
Tel. (+ 431) 313 45-0
Fax ( 431) 313 45-85 290

  Article 4

 
Oestereichische Nationalbank
A-1090 Wien
Otto-Wagner-Platz 3
Tel. + 431) 404 20-0
Fax ( 431) 404 20-73 99

 
Bundesministerium für Inneres — Bundeskriminalamt
A-1090 Wien
Josef-Holaubek-Platz 1
Tel. (+ 431) 313 45-0
Fax ( 431) 313 45-85 290

  Article 5

 
Oestereichische Nationalbank
A-1090 Wien
Otto-Wagner-Platz 3
Tel. + 431) 404 20-0
Fax ( 431) 404 20-73 99

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POLAND

Ministerstwo Spraw Zagranicznych

Departament Prawno - Traktatowy

Al. J. Ch. Szucha 23

PL-00-580 Warszawa

Tel: +48 22 523 93 48

Fax: +48 22 523 91 29

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PORTUGAL

Ministério das Finanças

Direcção Geral dos Assuntos Europeus e Relações Internacionais

Avenida Infante D. Henrique, n.o 1, C 2.o

P-1100 Lisboa

Tel.: (351-1) 882 32 40/47

Fax: (351-1) 882 32 49

Ministério dos Negócios Estrangeiros

Direcção Geral dos Assuntos Multilaterias/Direcção dos Serviços das Organizações Políticas Internacionais

Largo do Rilvas

P-1350-179 Lisboa

Tel.: (351 21) 394 60 72

Fax: (351 21) 394 60 73

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ROMANIA

Ministerul Afacerilor Externe

Aleea Alexandru, nr. 31

Sector 1, București

Tel.: (40) 21 319 2183

Fax: (40) 21 319 2226

e-mail: cabinet@mae.ro

Ministerul Finanțelor Publice

Strada Apolodor nr. 17,

Sector 5, București

Tel.: (40) 21 319 9743

Fax: (40) 21 312 1630

e-mail: cabinet.ministru@mfinante.ro

Ministerul Economiei și Comerțului

Calea Victoriei, nr. 152

Sector 1, București

Tel.: + 40 21 231 0262

Fax: + 40 21 312 0513

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SLOVENIA

▼M6

  Article 4

 
Ministrstvo za zunanje zadeve
Prešernova cesta 25
1001 Ljubljana
Tel.: + 386 1 478 2000
Fax: + 386 1 478 2340
E-mail: gp.mzz@gov.si

  Articles 5 and 6

 
Ministrstvo za finance
Župančičeva 3
1502 Ljubljana
Tel.: +386 1 369 5200
Fax: + 386 1 369 6659
E-mail: gp.mf@gov.si

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SLOVAKIA

Ministerstvo financií

Štefanovičova 5

817 82 Bratislava

Tel: +421 2 5958 2201

Fax: +421 2 5249 3531

Ministerstvo vnútra

Pribinova 2

812 72 Bratislava

Tel: +421 2 5292 3659

Fax: +421 2 5296 7746

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FINLAND

Ulkoasiainministeriö/Utrikesministeriet

PL 176

SF-00161 Helsinki

Tel. (358-9) 13 41 51

Fax. (358-9) 13 41 57 07 and (358-9) 62 98 40

SWEDEN

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  Article 3

 
Rikspolisstyrelsen
Box 12256
S-102 26 Stockholm
Tel. (46-8) 401 90 00
Fax (46-8) 401 99 00

  Articles 4 and 6

 
Finansinspektionen
Box 6750
S-113 85 Stockholm
Tel. (46-8) 787 80 00
Fax (46-8) 24 13 35

  Article 5

 
Försäkringskassan
S-103 51 Stockholm
Tel. (46-8) 786 90 00
Fax (46-8) 411 27 89

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UNITED KINGDOM

▼M1

HM Treasury

International Financial Services Team

1, Horse Guards Road

London

SW1A 2HQ

United Kingdom

Tel. (44-207) 270 55 50

Fax (44-207) 270 43 65

Bank of England

Financial Sanctions Unit

Threadneedle Street

London

EC2R 8AH

United Kingdom

Tel. (44-207) 601 46 07

Fax (44-207) 601 43 09

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Address for notifications to the European Commission:

European Commission

Service for Foreign Policy Instruments (FPI)

Office EEAS 02/309

B-1049 Bruxelles/Brussel (Belgium)

E-mail: relex-sanctions@ec.europa.eu

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