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United Nations Sanctions

List of Countries subject to United Nations Sanctions

For the up-to-date position of the United Nations sanctions in force in Hong Kong, please refer to the "United Nations Sanctions Ordinance" (Chapter 537 of the Laws of Hong Kong) and its subsidiary legislations at the website of the Department of Justice

Lists of Persons subject to Travel Ban under the United Nations Sanctions Ordinance

For the list of persons subject to travel ban under the United Nations Sanctions Ordinance (Cap. 537) and its subsidiary legislations, you may click the following links for details.

Lists of Persons and Entities subject to Targeted Financial Sanctions under the United Nations Sanctions Ordinance

For the Lists of Persons and Entities subject to Targeted Financial Sanctions under the United Nations Sanctions Ordinance (Cap. 537) and its subsidiary legislations, you may click the following links for details.

Persons or entities affected by financial sanctions as a result of mistaken identification or confusion with persons 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 person 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 financial sanctions under the United Nations Sanctions Ordinance (Cap. 537) and its subsidiary legislation

All persons are required to report any asset frozen or actions taken in compliance with the 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.

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

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

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