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United Nations Security Council Sanctions

List of Countries subject to Sanctions

For the up-to-date position of the United Nations Security Council sanctions implement in Hong Kong, please refer to the "United Nations Sanctions Ordinance" (Chapter 537 of the Laws of Hong Kong) and its subsidiary legislation on the website of the Department of Justice

Lists of Individuals and Entities subject to Targeted Arms-related Sanctions

For the lists of individuals and entities subject to targeted arms-related sanctions under the regulations made under the United Nations Sanctions Ordinance (Cap. 537), you may click on the following links for details.

Lists of Individuals and Entities subject to Targeted Financial Sanctions

For the lists of individuals and entities subject to targeted financial sanctions under the regulations made under the United Nations Sanctions Ordinance (Cap. 537), you may click on the following links for details.

Lists of Individuals subject to Travel Ban

For the lists of individuals subject to travel ban under the regulations made under the United Nations Sanctions Ordinance (Cap. 537), you may click on the following links for details.

List of relevant ships published under section 31A of the United Nations Sanctions (Democratic People's Republic of Korea) Regulation (Cap. 537AE)

False Positives

Individuals or entities affected by targeted financial sanctions as a result of mistaken identification or confusion with individuals or entities on the above Sanctions Lists may submit written requests for clarification to the Commerce, Industry and Tourism Branch of the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau, after requesting an explanation from the institution that froze the assets, including a request that they identify which individual or entity on the Sanctions Lists forms the basis for the freezing action.

Post: Commerce and Economic Development Bureau (Commerce, Industry and Tourism Branch), 23/F, West Wing, Central Government Offices, 2 Tim Mei Avenue, Tamar, Hong Kong.
Email: citbenq@cedb.gov.hk
Fax: (852) 2918 1273

Reporting Requirement for targeted financial sanctions

All persons are required to report any asset frozen or actions taken in compliance with the targeted financial sanctions requirements by way of filing a Suspicious Transaction Report (“STR”) to the Joint Financial Intelligence Unit (“JFIU”). The relevant procedures can be found on the website of the JFIU.

Consolidated United Nations Security Council Sanctions List (includes all individuals and entities subject to targeted sanction measures)

Procedure for submitting de-listing requests to the United Nations Security Council’s Focal Point for De-listing