United Nations Security Council Resolutions
UNSCR 1267 and 1373 Overview

United Nations Security Council Resolutions (UNSCR) 1267 (1999) and its successor resolutions require countries to immediately freeze funds, financial assets or economic resources of individuals and entities who are designated by the United Nations Security Council based on such person’s / entity’s connections with terrorism and terrorist financing. Further, countries should ensure that no funds, financial assets or economic resources are made available to or for the benefit of such designated persons or entities or their beneficiaries. Accordingly, Institutions such as Licensed Banks, Licensed Finance Companies, Stock Brokers and Insurance Companies are obliged to have measures in place to identify and freeze funds, financial assets or economic resources of such designated persons and entities immediately.

 

Freezing is effective as and when the United Nations Security Council announces the names of such designated persons and entities and such freezing shall be in force until such time the person or entity is delisted from the designated list.

 

UNSCR 1267 is implemented in Sri Lanka by the United Nations Regulations No. 2 of 2012 issued under The United Nations Act, No. 45 of 1968. Under the provisions of said regulations Chief of National Intelligence of Ministry of Defense has been appointed as the Competent Authority for the implementation of UNSCR 1267 and its successor resolutions in Sri Lanka by the Hon. Minister of External Affairs.

 

United Nations Security Council Resolutions (UNSCR) 1373 (2001) and its successor resolutions refer to designating individuals and entities related to terrorism and terrorist financing in national level. Accordingly, Institutions are obliged to have measures in place to identify and freeze funds, financial assets or economic resources of such designated persons and entities upon order by the Competent Authority.

 

UNSCR 1373 is implemented in Sri Lanka by the United Nations Regulations No. 1 of 2012 issued under The United Nations Act, No. 45 of 1968. Under the provisions of said regulations Secretary to the Ministry of Defense and Urban Development has been appointed as the Competent Authority for the implementation of UNSCR 1373 and its successor resolutions in Sri Lanka by the Hon. Minister of External Affairs.

 

UNSCR Regulations - Gazette Notifications

Extraordinary Gazette No 1758/19, May 15 of 2012 - United Nations Regulation No. 1 of 2012

Extraordinary Gazette No 1760/40, May 31 of 2012 - United Nations Regulation No. 2 of 2012

Extraordinary Gazette No 1892/37, December 11 of 2014 - Amendments to the United Nations Regulations No. 1 and 2 of 2012

Extraordinary Gazette No 1991/52, November 04 of 2016 - Amendments to the United Nations Regulations No. 2 of 2012

United Nations (Sanctions in relation to Democratic People’s Republic of Korea) Regulations of 2017

 

 

 

 

UNSCR 1373 List - Gazette Notifications
List of Designated Persons, Groups, & Entities Under Paragraph 4(2) of the United Nations Regulations No. 1 of 2012
Order Under Regulation 5 of the United Nations Regulations No.1 of 2012

 

 

 

 

Amendments to UNSCR 1373 List
Amendments made on November 09th, 2016 to the List of Designated Persons under Regulation 4(7) of the United Nations Regulations No. 1 of 2012
Amendments made on November 20th, 2015 to the List of Designated Persons under Regulation 4(7) of the United Nations Regulations No. 1 of 2012
Amendments made on August 06th, 2014 to the List of Designated Persons under Regulation 4(7) of the United Nations Regulations No. 1 of 2012

 

 

 

 

UNSCR 1267 List - Gazette Notifications
Consolidated List Under Regulation 4(2) of the United Nations Regulations No. 2 of 2012

 

 

 

 

Amendments to UNSCR 1267 List
Subsequent amendments made to the consolidated list under regulation 4(2)(b) of the United Nations Regulations No.2 of 2012 on November 30th, 2015
Subsequent amendments made to the consolidated list under regulation 4(2)(b) of the United Nations Regulations No.2 of 2012 on October 31st, 2014
Subsequent amendments to the consolidated list under regulation 4(2)(b) of the United Nations Regulations No.2 of 2012 as at September 01st, 2014
Subsequent amendments to the consolidated list under regulation 4(2)(b) of the United Nations Regulations No.2 of 2012 as at August 01st, 2014
Subsequent amendments to the consolidated list under regulation 4(2)(b) of the United Nations Regulations No.2 of 2012 as at July 01st, 2014
Subsequent amendments to the consolidated list under regulation 4(2)(b) of the United Nations Regulations No.2 of 2012 as at June 01st, 2014
Subsequent amendments to the consolidated list under regulation 4(2)(b) of the United Nations Regulations No.2 of 2012 as at May 01st, 2014
Subsequent amendments to the consolidated list under regulation 4(2)(b) of the United Nations Regulations No.2 of 2012 as at April 01st, 2014
Subsequent amendments to the consolidated list under regulation 4(2)(b) of the United Nations Regulations No.2 of 2012 as at February 25th, 2014
Subsequent amendments to the consolidated list under regulation 4(2)(b) of the United Nations Regulations No.2 of 2012 as at January 21st, 2014
Subsequent amendments to the consolidated list under regulation 4(2)(b) of the United Nations Regulations No.2 of 2012 as at December 18th, 2013
Subsequent amendments to the consolidated list under regulation 4(2)(b) of the United Nations Regulations No.2 of 2012 as at November 25th, 2013
Subsequent amendments to the consolidated list under regulation 4(2)(b) of the United Nations Regulations No.2 of 2012 as at October 21st, 2013
Subsequent amendments to the consolidated list under regulation 4(2)(b) of the United Nations Regulations No.2 of 2012 as at August 7th, 2013

 

 

 

 

FIU Notifications on UNSCR List
Subsequent amendments to the consolidated list under regulation 4(2)(b) of the United Nations Regulations No.2 of 2012