SI 2014-076 - Suppression of Foreign & International Terrorism (Application UNSCR 1267 & Ors) (Amendment) Regulations, 2014

WHEREAS Zimbabwe is a member of the United Nations and in pursuit of its commitment to International Peace and Security as enunciated under the Charter of the United Nations, has enacted the Suppression of Foreign and International Terrorism Act [Chapter 11:21] (No. 5 of 2007), which authorises the Ministerto make regulations for the purpose of implementing the provisions of the Act and the relevant United Nations Security Council Resolutions;

RECOGNISING that UNSCR 1267 (1999) and all the current and future successor resolutions including 1333 (2000), 1363 (2001), 1390 (2002) 1452 (2002) 1455 (2003), 1526 (2004) 1617 (2005), 1730 (2006), 1822 (2008), 1904 (2009), 1988 (2011). 1989 (2011) and 2083 (2012) require all member states to apply targeted financial sanctions in order to freeze assets, prevent the entry into, or the transit through their borders and prevent the direct and indirect supply, sale and transfer of arms and military equipment by any individual or entity designated by third party or foreign countries or individuals or entities associated with Al Qaeda, Osama bin Laden, or the Taliban as designated by the United Nations Security Council's AI Qaeda and Taliban Sanctions Committee;

NOTING that by Resolution 1988 (20 11) the United Nations Security Council split the Al-Qaeda and Taliban regime into two groups, thus providing separately for measures to implement an Al-Qaeda Sanctions to be coordinated by the 1267 Sanctions Committee while a country specific Afghanistan regime relating to the sanctions against the Taliban is now co-ordinated by the 1988 Sanctions Committee;

DETERMINED that in order to establish a procedure for the implementation of the requirements of the UNSCR 1267 (including the UNSCR 1989 as it affects AI Qaeda), UNSCR 1988 and 1373 (2001) in Zimbabwe it is necessary to designate the Bank Use Promotion and Suppression of Money Laundering Unit as the national agency responsible for the implementation of these regulations:

RECOGNISING the binding nature of the UNSCRs and in conformity with international standards and the Suppression of Foreign and International Terrorism Act [Chapter 11 :21] (No. 5 of 2007), these regulations are aimed at providing for authorities, measures and procedures necessary for the implementation of the UNSCRs described below:

NOW, THEREFORE. it is hereby notified that the Minister of Home Affairs, has, in tenns of section 17 of the Suppression of Foreign and International Terrorism Act [Chapter 11 :21] (No. 5 of 2007). and with the consent of the President as required under subsection (2) of that section, made the following regulations:-

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