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Autonomous Sanctions (Designated Persons and Entities and Declared Persons – Syria) List 2012

made under r 6(1) of the

Autonomous Sanctions Regulations 2011

Compilation No. 3

Compilation date:                              13 February 2018

Includes amendments up to:            F2018L00100

 

 

About this compilation

This compilation

This is a compilation of the Autonomous Sanctions (Designated Persons and Entities and Declared Persons – Syria) List 2012 that shows the text of the law as amended and in force on 13 February 2018 (the compilation date).

The notes at the end of this compilation (the endnotes) include information about amending laws and the amendment history of provisions of the compiled law.

Uncommenced amendments

The effect of uncommenced amendments is not shown in the text of the compiled law. Any uncommenced amendments affecting the law are accessible on the Legislation Register (www.legislation.gov.au). The details of amendments made up to, but not commenced at, the compilation date are underlined in the endnotes. For more information on any uncommenced amendments, see the series page on the Legislation Register for the compiled law.

Application, saving and transitional provisions for provisions and amendments

If the operation of a provision or amendment of the compiled law is affected by an application, saving or transitional provision that is not included in this compilation, details are included in the endnotes.

Editorial changes

For more information about any editorial changes made in this compilation, see the endnotes.

Modifications

If the compiled law is modified by another law, the compiled law operates as modified but the modification does not amend the text of the law. Accordingly, this compilation does not show the text of the compiled law as modified. For more information on any modifications, see the series page on the Legislation Register for the compiled law.

Self‑repealing provisions

If a provision of the compiled law has been repealed in accordance with a provision of the law, details are included in the endnotes.

  

  

  


Contents

1  Name of Instrument....................................................................................... 1

2  Commencement.............................................................................................. 1

3  Designated and Declared Persons.................................................................. 1

Schedule 1        Designated persons and entities and declared persons 2

Endnotes                                                                                                  23

Endnote 1—About the endnotes                                                        23

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key                                                           24

Endnote 3—Legislation history                                                         25

Endnote 4—Amendment history                                                       26

 


 

 

1  Name of Instrument

                   This Instrument is the Autonomous Sanctions (Designated Persons and Entities and Declared Persons – Syria) List 2012.

2  Commencement

                   This Instrument commences on the day it is registered.

3  Designated and Declared Persons

             (1)  For paragraph 6 (1) (a) of the Autonomous Sanctions Regulations 2011, each person and entity mentioned in an item in Schedule 1 is a designated person for Syria.

             (2)  For paragraph 6 (1) (b) of the Autonomous Sanctions Regulations 2011, each person mentioned in an item in Schedule 1 is a declared person for Syria.

                  

 

 


 

Schedule 1           Designated persons and entities and declared persons

                                    (section 3)

 

Part 1         Designated and declared persons

 

Item

Description

 

1

Name of Individual:

Abd Al-Fatah QUDSIYAH

Additional Information:

Deputy Director of the Syrian National Security Bureau. Former Head of Syrian Military Intelligence

Listing Information:

Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0017

2

Name of Individual:

Abdullah BERRI

Additional Information:

Head of the Berri family militia. Was in charge of pro-government militia involved in the crackdown on the civilian population in Aleppo.

3

Name of Individual:

Adel SAFAR

Additional Information:

Prime Minister of the Syrian Arab Republic from April 2011 to June 2012

Listing Information:

Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0016

4

Name of Individual:

Adnan Hassan MAHMOUD

Date of Birth:

1966

Place of Birth:

Tartous

Additional Information:

Syrian Ambassador to Iran. Former Minister of Information (until December 2012)

5

Name of Individual:

Ahmed DIBE

Additional Information:

As Head of the Daraa Regional Branch of the General Security Directorate, responsible for arbitrary detention and torture of detainees in Daraa that occurred during his tenure.

6

Name of Individual:

Ahmed Yousef JARAD

Additional Information:

As Brigadier General and Commander of the 132nd Brigade, ordered troops to shoot protesters in Daraa.

7

Name of Individual:

Ali ABDUL KARIM ALI

Also known as (aka):

a) Ali ABDUL KARIM,  b)  Ali ABD-AL-KARIM, c)  Ali ABD-AL-KARIM ALI, d)  Ali ABDEL KARIM ALI, e)  Ali ABDULKARIM ALI,  f)  Ali ABDULKARIM

Date of Birth:

1953

Place of Birth:

Latakia Governorate, Syria

Additional Information:

Syria's Ambassador to Lebanon

8

Name of Individual:

Ali Abdullah AYYUB

Additional Information:

Minister of Defence, former Chief of the General Staff of the Army and Armed Forces

9

Name of Individual:

Ali AL-SALIM

Additional Information:

Director of the supplies office of the Syrian Ministry of Defence, an entry point for all arms acquisitions by the Syrian army

10

Name of Individual:

Ali BARAKAT

Additional Information:

As Brigadier, 103rd Brigade of the Republican Guard Division, responsible for troops’ violence against civilians in Homs that occurred during his tenure.

11

Name of Individual:

Ali DAWWA

Additional Information:

As Brigadier General, responsible for human rights abuses in Al-Herak that occurred during his tenure.

12

Name of Individual:

Ali DOUBA

Additional Information:

Special advisor to President AL-ASSAD during early stages of the Syrian conflict.

13

Name of Individual:

Ali Habib MAHMOUD

Additional Information:

Minister of Defence of the Syrian Arab Republic from 2009 until August 2011

Listing Information:

Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0011

14

Name of Individual:

Ali MAMLUK

 

Also known as (aka):

Ali MAMLOUK

Date of Birth:

19/02/1946

Place of Birth:

Damascus

Additional Information:

Diplomatic passport No. 983. Director of the National Security Bureau. Former Director of Syria's General Intelligence Directorate (GID).

Listing Information:

Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0014

15

Name of Individual:

Amar ISMAEL

Additional Information:

As (Civilian) head of the ‘Syrian electronic army’, responsible for human rights abuses across Syria that occurred during his membership of the group.

16

Name of Individual:

Amjad AL-ABBAS

Additional Information:

As Head of Political Security in Banias, is responsible for the use of violence against civilians in Baida that occurred during his tenure.

Listing Information:

Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0001

17

Name of Individual:

Aous ASLAN

Also known as (aka):

a) Aws ASLAN; b) Aus ASLAN

Date of Birth:

1958

Additional Information:

Commander of the 2nd Corps of the Syrian Arab Army. Former Head of Battalion in the Republican Guard

18

Name of Individual:

Atif NAJIB

 

Also known as (aka):

Atef NAJIB

Additional Information:

Cousin of Syrian President AL-ASSAD and former Head of Syria's Political Security Directorate for Dara'a Province during March 2011. Responsible for the use of violence against civilians that occurred during his tenure.

Listing Information:

Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0015

19

Name of Individual:

Ayman JABIR

Additional Information:

Associate of Maher AL-ASSAD. Involved with the Shabiha militia. Directly involved in the repression and violence against the civilian population and co-ordination of Shabiha militia groups. Providing support to the Syrian regime through his business interests in Syria.

Listing Information:

Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0036

20

Name of Individual:

Bader AQEL

Additional Information:

Major General, Special Forces Commander. Ordered soldiers to pick up bodies and hand them over to the mukhabarat [intelligence or secret services] and responsible for the use of violence against civilians in Al-Bukamal.

21

Name of Individual:

Bashar AL-ASSAD

Date of Birth:

11/09/1965

Place of Birth:

Damascus

Additional Information:

Diplomatic passport No. D1903. President of the Syrian Arab Republic.

Listing Information:

Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0002

22

Name of Individual:

Bassam AL HASSAN

Additional Information:

Presidential Advisor for Strategic Affairs

Listing Information:

Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0026

23

Name of Individual:

Bouthaina SHAABAN

Also known as (aka):

Buthaina SHAABAN

Date of Birth:

1953

Place of Birth:

Homs, Syria

Additional Information:

Senior Assad regime official who is a principal defender of the regime's activities.  Has served as Syria's Presidential Political and Media Advisor since July 2008.

         24

Name of Individual:

Fahid AL-JASSIM

Additional Information:

Lieutenant General, Chief of Staff, senior member of the Syrian armed forces, involved in the violence in Homs.

25

Name of Individual:

Farouk AL-SHARA

 

Also known as (aka):

a) Farouk AL-SHARAA; b) Faruk AL-SHARAA; c) Faruk AL SHAR’

Date of Birth:

10/12/1938

Additional Information:

Former Vice President of the Syrian Arab Republic until 2013.

Listing Information:

Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0007

26

Name of Individual:

Fo'ad HAMOUDEH

Additional Information:

As Major General, commander of military operations in Idlib, ordered troops to shoot protesters in Idlib at the beginning of September 2011. Responsible for the use of violence against civilians that occurred during his tenure.

27

Name of Individual:

Fu'ad TAWIL

Additional Information:

As Deputy Head, Syrian Air Force Intelligence, responsible for the use of violence against civilians across Syria and intimidation and torture of protestors.

28

Name of Individual:

George CHAOUI

Additional Information:

As a member of the Syrian electronic army, responsible for human rights abuses across Syria that occurred during his membership of the group.

29

Name of Individual:

Ghassan AFIF

Additional Information:

As Brigadier General, a senior officer from the 45th Regiment, and Commander of military operations in Homs, Baniyas and Idlib, responsible for the use of violence against civilians that occurred during his tenure.

30

Name of Individual:

Ghassan BELAL

Additional Information:

Commanding General of the 4th Division reserve bureau. Adviser to Maher AL-ASSAD and coordinator of security operations.

31

Name of Individual:

Ghassan KHALIL

Additional Information:

As Head of General Intelligence Directorate's (GID) Information Branch, response for the use of violence against civilians that occurred during his tenure.

32

Name of Individual:

Ghiath FAYAD

Additional Information:

As a member of the Political Security Division, responsible for human rights abuses that occurred during his tenure.

33

Name of Individual:

Hafez MAKHLOUF

Date of Birth:

2/04/1971

Place of Birth:

Damascus

Additional Information:

Diplomatic passport number 2246. Former Head of a unit in the General Intelligence Directorate, Damascus Branch. Cousin of President AL-ASSAD; close associate of Maher AL-ASSAD. Responsible for the use of violence against civilians that occurred during his tenure.

Listing Information:

Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0012

34

Name of Individual:

Hayel AL-ASSAD

Additional Information:

As Head of the military police unit of the Syrian Army’s 4th Armoured Division, responsible for human rights abuses in Syria that occurred during his tenure.

35

Name of Individual:

Hossein TAEB

Also known as (aka):

a) Hassan TAEB, b) Hosein TAEB, c) Hussayn TAEB, d) Hojjatoleslam Hossein TA'EB

Date of Birth:

1963

Place of Birth:

Tehran, Iran

Additional Information:

Deputy Commander for Intelligence of Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps, involved in providing equipment and support to help the Syrian regime suppress protests in Syria.

36

Name of Individual:

Husam SUKKAR

Additional Information:

Brigadier, Presidential Adviser on Security Affairs. Presidential Adviser for security agencies' repression and violence against the civilian population.

37

Name of Individual:

Ibrahim AL-HASSAN

Additional Information:

Major General, Deputy Chief of Staff. Responsible for the use of violence against civilians in Homs that occurred during his tenure.

38

Name of Individual:

Ihab MAKHLOUF

 

Also known as (aka):

a) Ehab MAKHLOUF, b) Iehab MAKHLOUF

Date of Birth:

21/01/1973

Place of Birth:

Damascus

Additional Information:

Passport no. N002848852. Vice-President of SyriaTel; provides support to the Syrian regime through the provision of funding to the regime.

Listing Information:

Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0030

39

Name of Individual:

Iyad MAKHLOUF

 

Also known as (aka):

Eyad MAKHLOUF

Date of Birth:

21/01/1973

Place of Birth:

Damascus

Additional Information:

Passport no. N001820740. Brother of Rami MAKHLOUF (businessman who provides funding to the regime) and GID officer responsible for the use of violence against civilians.

Listing Information:

Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0031

40

Name of Individual:

Jamal YUNES

Additional Information:

As Brigadier General, Commander of 555th Regiment, response for the use of violence against civilians in Mo'adamiyeh that occurred during his tenure.

41

Name of Individual:

Jamea JAMEA

Also known as (aka):

Jami JAMI

Additional Information:

Brigadier-General, Branch Chief for Syrian Military Intelligence (SMI) in Dayr az-Zor. Directly involved in repression and violence against the civilian population in Dayr az-Zor and Alboukamal.

42

Name of Individual:

Jamil HASSAN

 

Also known as (aka):

a) Jameel AL-HASSAN; b) Jamil AL-HASSAN

Additional Information:

Head of Syrian Air Force Intelligence responsible for human rights abuses committed by the Syrian Air Force Intelligence during his tenure.

Listing Information:

Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0009

 

 

 

43

Name of Individual:

Jasim AL-FURAYJ

 

Also known as (aka):

a) Fahd Jasim AL-FURAYJ; b) Fahd Jasim AL-FREIJ; c) Jasim AL-FREIJ; d) Fahd Jasim AL-FURAYJ

 

Additional Information:

Major General, former Minister of Defence, Deputy Prime Minister and Deputy Commander in Chief of the Army and the Armed Forces

 

 

 

44

Name of Individual:

Jawdat Ibrahim SAFI

Additional Information:

As Brigadier General, and Commander of the 154th Regiment, responsible for the use of violence against civilians in and around Damascus, including Mo’adamiyeh, Abasiyeh, and Douma that occurred during his tenure.

45

Name of Individual:

Jihad Mohamed SULTAN

Additional Information:

As Brigadier General, and Commander of 65th Brigade, responsible for the use of violence against civilians in Douma that occurred during his tenure.

46

Name of Individual:

Jumah AL-AHMAD

Additional Information:

As Commander of Special Forces, responsible for the use of violence against civilians across Syria that occurred during his tenure.

47

Name of Individual:

Khald AL-TAWEEL

Additional Information:

As member of the Political Security Directorate, responsible for the use of violence against civilians in Homs that occurred during his tenure.

48

Name of Individual:

Khalid QADDUR

Additional Information:

Business associate of Maher AL-ASSAD. Provides support to the Syrian regime through the provision of funding to the regime.

Listing Information:

Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0039

49

Name of Individual:

Khalil ZGHRAYBIH

Additional Information:

As Brigadier, 14th Division, responsible for the use of violence against civilians in Homs that occurred during his tenure.

50

Name of Individual:

Kifah MOULHEM

Additional Information:

Deputy Head of Military Intelligence Division since July 2015, and a former Battalion Commander in the 4th Division, responsible for the use of violence against civilians in Deir ez-Zor that occurred during his tenure.

51

Name of Individual:

Lu'ai AL-ALI

Additional Information:

Colonel. As Head of Syrian Military Intelligence, Dara'a Branch, responsible for the use of violence against civilians in Dara'a that occurred during his tenure.

52

Name of Individual:

Maan JDIID

Additional Information:

Captain. As officer within the Presidential Guard, responsible for the use of violence against civilians in Homs that occurred during his tenure.

53

Name of Individual:

Mahir AL-ASAD  

 

Also known as (aka):

a) Maher AL-ASAD; b) Maher AL-ASSAD

Date of Birth:

08/12/1967

Additional Information:

Diplomatic passport No. 4138. Brother of Syrian President Bashar AL-ASSAD. Prominent military figure, heavily involved in violence against protestors and opposition forces, including roles in the Syrian Army’s Republican Guard and 4th Armoured Division.

Listing Information:

Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0004

54

Name of Individual:

Makhmoud al-KHATTIB

Additional Information:

As Head of Investigative Branch of the Political Security Directorate, responsible for the use of violence against civilians that occurred during his tenure.

55

Name of Individual:

Mohamed HAMCHO

Date of Birth:

20/05/1966

Additional Information:

Passport no. 002954347. Brother-in-law of Maher AL-ASSAD businessman and local agent for several foreign companies; provides support to the Syrian regime through the provision of funding to the regime.

Listing Information:

Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0027

56

Name of Individual:

Mohamed Heikmat IBRAHIM

Additional Information:

As Head of the Operations Branch of the Political Security Directorate, responsible for the detention and torture of detainees that occurred during his tenure.

57

Name of Individual:

Mohamed KHADDOR

Additional Information:

Major General. Former Commander of 106th Brigade of the Presidential Guard.  Gave orders to troops to beat protesters with sticks and then arrest them. Responsible for the use of violence against civilians in Douma that occurred during his tenure.

58

Name of Individual:

Mohamed MAARUF

Additional Information:

As a Brigadier General and a senior officer from the 45th Regiment, responsible for the use of violence against civilians in Homs that occurred during his tenure.

59

Name of Individual:

Mohammad Ibrahim AL-CHAAR

Also known as (aka):

Mohammad Ibrahim AL-SHA’AR

Additional Information:

Minister for Interior; has jurisdiction over the General Intelligence Directorate

Listing Information:

Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0006

60

Name of Individual:

Mohammad AL-SHAAR

Additional Information:

Political Security Division. Military official involved in the violence in Homs.

 

 

 

61

Name of Individual:

Mohammad Ali JAFARI

Also known as (aka):

a) Aziz JA'FARI, b)  Ali JAFARI, c)  Mohammad Ali JAFARI, d) Mohammad Ali JA'FARI, e) Mohammad Ali JAFARI-NAJAFABADI

Date of Birth:

1/09/1957

Place of Birth:

Yazd, Iran

Additional Information:

Brigadier Commander, General Commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps, involved in providing equipment and support to help the Syrian regime suppress protests in Syria.

62

Name of Individual:

Mohammad MUFLEH

Additional Information:

As head of Syrian Military Intelligence in Hama, responsible for human rights abuses that occurred during his tenure.

Listing Information:

Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0038

63

Name of Individual:

Mohammad Dib ZEITOUN

Additional Information:

Head of General Intelligence Directorate, former Head of Political Security Directorate

Listing Information:

Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0018

64

Name of Individual:

Mohammed JABIR

Place of Birth:

Latakia

Additional Information:

Associate of Maher AL-ASSAD. Through his role in the activities of the Shabiha militia, responsible for human rights abuses in Syria, including the use of violence against civilians.

65

Name of Individual:

Mohammed MAKHLOUF

Also known as (aka):

Abu Rami

Additional Information:

Close associate and maternal uncle of President AL-ASSAD and Maher AL-ASSAD. Business associate and father of Rami, Ihab and Iyad MAKHLOUF.

Listing Information:

Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0037

66

Name of Individual:

Mohsin MAKHLOUF

Additional Information:

Brigadier General, gave orders to troops to shoot protesters in Al-Herak.

67

Name of Individual:

Muhammad Ali DURGHAM

Additional Information:

As Major General, and Commander of 4th Division, responsible for the use of violence against civilians in and around Damascus, including Mo’adamiyeh, Abasiyeh, Douma.

68

Name of Individual:

Muhammad Said BUKHAYTAN

Additional Information:

Former Assistant Regional Secretary of Ba'ath Arab Socialist Party since 2005. Close associate of President AL-ASSAD and Maher AL-ASSAD until at least 2012. Responsible for human rights abuses that occurred during his tenure.

69

Name of Individual:

Muhammad ZAMRINI

Additional Information:

Brigadier-General. As Branch Chief for Syrian Military Intelligence (SMI) in Homs, responsible for the use of violence against civilians in Homs that occurred during his tenure.

70

Name of Individual:

Mujahed ISMAIL

Additional Information:

As a member of the ‘Syrian electronic army’, responsible for human rights abuses across Syria that occurred during his membership of the group.

71

Name of Individual:

Mundir AL-ASSAD

Also known as (aka):

Munzir AL-ASSAD

Additional Information:

As a member of the Shabiha militia, responsible for human rights abuses that occurred during his membership.

Listing Information:

Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0005

72

Name of Individual:

Munir ADANOV

Also known as (aka):

Munir ADNUF

Additional Information:

Lieutenant-General. As the Deputy Chief of General Staff (Operations and Training) for the Syrian Army, responsible for the use of violence against civilians in Syria that occurred during his tenure.

73

Name of Individual:

Mustafa TLASS

Additional Information:

Lieutenant-General. As Deputy Chief of General Staff (Logistics and Supplies), responsible for the use of violence against civilians that occurred during his tenure.

74

Name of Individual:

Naim Jasem SULEIMAN

Additional Information:

As Major General, and Commander of 3rd Division, responsible for the use of violence against civilians in Douma that occurred during his tenure.

75

Name of Individual:

Nasser AL-ALI

Additional Information:

As Head of the Dara’a Regional Branch of the Political Security Directorate, responsible for human rights abuses that occurred during his tenure.

76

Name of Individual:

Nawful AL-HUSAYN

Additional Information:

Brigadier-General. As Branch Chief of Idlib Syrian Military Intelligence (SMI), responsible for the use of violence against civilians in Idlib province that occurred during his tenure.

77

Name of Individual:

NAZIH

Additional Information:

Major General, Deputy Director of General Intelligence Directorate

78

Name of Individual:

Nazih HASSUN

Additional Information:

Brigadier. Head of Political Security, former Head of Syrian Air Force Intelligence, Damascus Countryside/Rif Dimashq Branch

79

Name of Individual:

Nizar AL-ASSAD 

Original Script:

نزار الأسد

Additional Information:

Cousin of President AL-ASSAD; previously head of the company "Nizar Oilfield Supplies". Close to key government officials. Financed Shabiha militia in the region of Latakia.

80

Name of Individual:

Qasem SOLEIMANI

Also known as (aka):

Qasim SOLEIMANY

Additional Information:

Major General, Commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps, IRGC - Qods. Involved in providing equipment and support to help the Syrian regime suppress protests in Syria.

81

Name of Individual:

Rafiq SHAHADAH

Additional Information:

Brigadier-General. Former Head of Syrian Military Intelligence (SMI) Branch 293 (Internal Affairs) in Damascus. Responsible for the use of violence against civilians that occurred during his tenure. Former advisor to President AL-ASSAD on strategic questions and military intelligence.

82

Name of Individual:

Ra'if AL-QUWATLI

Additional Information:

Business associate of Maher AL-ASSAD who is listed for the financial support he provides to the regime.

Listing Information:

Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0040

83

Name of Individual:

Ramadan Mahmoud RAMADAN

Additional Information:

As Major General, and Commander of 35th Special Forces Regiment, responsible for the use of violence against civilians in Baniyas and Dara’a that occurred during his tenure.

84

Name of Individual:

Rami MAKHLOUF

 

Also known as (aka):

a) Rami MAKHLUF; b) Rami Bin Mohammed MAKHLOUF; c) Rami Mohammad MAKHLOUF

Date of Birth:

10/07/1969

Place of Birth:

Damascus

Additional Information:

Passport number 454224. Syrian businessman, associate and cousin of Maher AL-ASSAD, and a cousin of President AL-ASSAD. Provides support to the Syrian regime through the provision of funding to the regime.

Listing Information:

Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0013

85

Name of Individual:

Riyad CHALICHE

Additional Information:

Director of the Military Housing Establishment, who has provided funds to the Assad regime; first cousin of President AL-ASSAD.

Listing Information:

Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0035

86

Name of Individual:

Suheil Salman HASSAN

 

Also known as (aka):

a) Suhail HASAN; b) Suheil AL-HASAN; c) Suheil AL-HASSAN; d) Sohail HASSAN; e) Sohail HASAN; f) Sohail AL-HASAN; g) Sohail AL-HASSAN; h) Suhail HASSAN; i) Suhail HASAN; j) Suhail AL-HASAN; k) Suhail AL-HASSAN; l) Suhayl HASSAN; m) Suhayl HASAN; n) Suhayl AL-HASAN; o) Suhail AL-HASSAN

Additional Information:

Major General. One of the Syrian regime’s most notorious military figures. Has commanded Syrian troops in a number of strategically important battles. Leader of the ‘Tiger Forces’.

87

Name of Individual:

Talal MAKHLUF

Additional Information:

As a senior member of the 103rd Brigade of the Republican Guard Division of the Syrian armed forces, responsible for the use of violence against civilians in Homs that occurred during his tenure.

88

Name of Individual:

Tawfiq YOUNES

Additional Information:

Major General. As Head of the Department for Internal Security of the General Intelligence Directorate, responsible for human rights abuses that occurred during his tenure.

Listing Information:

Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0041

89

Name of Individual:

Tayseer Qala AWWAD

Date of Birth:

1943

Place of Birth:

Damascus

Additional Information:

Former Minister of Justice until August 2012. Responsible for human rights abuses that occurred during his tenure.

90

Name of Individual:

Wafiq NASSER

Additional Information:

Head of Suwayda Regional Branch (Department of Military Intelligence). Responsible for arbitrary detention and torture of detainees in Suwayda.

91

Name of Individual:

Wajih MAHMUD

Additional Information:

Major General. As Commander of the 18th Armoured Division, responsible for the use of violence against civilians in Homs.

92

Name of Individual:

Walid AL-MOALLEM

Also known as (aka):

a) Walid MUALLEM, b)  Walid AL-MOUALEM, c)  Walid AL-MUALEM, d)  Walid AL-MUALLEM, e)  Walid MUHI EDDINE MOALLEM, f)  Walid MOALLEM, g)  Walid AL-MOUALLEM

Date of Birth:

1941

Place of Birth:

Damascus, Syria

Additional Information:

Senior Assad regime official who is a principal defender of the regime's activities.  Was appointed Foreign and Expatriates Minister in February 2006.

93

Name of Individual:

Yousef ISMAIL

Additional Information:

Brigadier General, Commander of 134th Brigade, gave orders to troops to shoot at houses and people on roofs during a funeral in Talbiseh for protesters killed the previous day.

94

Name of Individual:

Zoulhima CHALICHE

 

Also known as (aka):

a) Zoulhima SHALISH; b) Zoulhima SHALEESH; c) Zu al-Himma CHALICHE; d) Zu al-Himma SHALISH; e) Zu al-Himma SHALEESH; f) Dhu al-Himma CHALICHE; g) Dhu al-Himma SHALISH; h) Dhu al-Himma SHALEESH

Date of Birth:

1946 or 1951

Place of Birth:

Kerdaha

Additional Information:

First cousin of President AL-ASSAD. As Head of Presidential Security in Syria, responsible for the use of violence against civilians that occurred during his tenure.

Listing Information:

Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0034

95

Name of Individual:

Zuhair HAMAD

Additional Information:

Major General. As Deputy Head of General Intelligence Directorate, responsible for the use of violence against civilians across Syria and for the intimidation and torture of protestors that occurred during his tenure.

 

Part 2           Designated entities

 

 

Item

Description

 

1

Name of Entity:

Addounia TV

 

Also known as (aka):

a) Al-Dunya Television; b) Al-Donya Television Channel; c) Dounia TV; d) Al Dounia; e) Dunia Limited Liability Company for Information; f) Dunia Television

 

Additional Information:

Pro-regime private television channel based in Damascus. Tel: +963 11 5667274, +963 11 5667271. Fax: +963 11 5667272.

 

 

2

Name of Entity:

Al Mashreq Investment Fund

 

Also known as (aka)

a) AMIF; b)  Sunduq Al Mashrek Al Istithmari

 

Additional Information:

Al Mashreq Investment Fund is owned by Rami MAKHLOUF, a designated individual. It is a vehicle for supporting the Syrian regime through the provision of funding to the regime.

 

Listing Information:

Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0019

 

 

3

Name of Entity:

Al Watan

 

Address:

Al Watan Newspaper - Damascus - Duty Free Zone 

 

Additional Information:

Arabic language daily newspaper published in Syria that has a pro-regime perspective and is supporting the regime by bolstering its media narrative and discrediting alternative news sources. Tel: +963 11 2137400. Fax: +963 11 2139928.

 

 

4

Name of Entity:

Bena Properties

 

Additional Information:

Bena Properties is owned by Rami MAKHLOUF, a designated individual. It is a vehicle for supporting the Syrian regime through the provision of funding to the regime.

 

Listing Information:

Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0020

 

 

5

Name of Entity:

Business Lab

 

Address:

Maysat Square, Al Rasafi St., Bldg. 9, P.O. Box 7155, Damascus 

 

Additional Information:

Front company for the acquisition of sensitive equipment by the Centre d'études et de recherches syrien (CERS). Tel: +963 11 2725499. Fax: +963 11 2725399

 

 

6

Name of Entity:

Centre d'études et de recherches syrien

 

Also known as (aka):

a) Centre d'Ètude et de Recherche Scientifique; b) SSRC; c) Scientific Studies and Research Centre; d) Centre de Recherche de Kaboun; e) CERS.

 

Address:

Barzeh St., P.O. Box 4470, Damascus

 

Additional Information:

Provides support to the Syrian army for the acquisition of equipment used directly for the surveillance and repression of demonstrators.

 

 

7

Name of Entity:

Cham Holding

 

Address:

Cham Holding Building Dara’a Highway - Ashrafiyat Sahnaya Rif Dimashq - Syria P.O. Box 9525 

 

Additional Information:

Controlled by Rami MAKHLOUF; largest holding company in Syria, benefiting from and supporting the Syrian regime. Tel: +963 11 6681400, +963 11 6731044. Fax: +963 11 6731274. Email: info@chamholding.sy.

 

Listing Information:

Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0021

 

 

8

Name of Entity:

Cham Investment Group

 

Address:

Sehanya Dara’a Highway, P.O. Box 9525.

 

Additional Information:

Economic entity financing the regime. Subsidiary of Cham Holding.

 

 

9

Name of Entity:

Cham Press TV

 

Address:

Al Qudsi Building, 2nd Floor, Baramkeh, Damascus 

 

Additional Information:

Supports the Syrian regime by producing pro-regime articles and commentary on the ongoing conflict in Syria on its website. Tel: +963 11 2260805. Fax: +963 11 2260806. Email: mail@champress.com. Website: www.champress.net.

 

 

10

Name of Entity:

Commercial Bank of Syria

 

Address:

Damascus Branch, P.O. Box 2231, Moawiya St., Damascus, Syria; P.O. Box 933, Yousef Azmeh Square, Damascus, Syria; Aleppo Branch, P.O. Box 2, Kastel Hajjarin St., Aleppo, Syria.

 

Additional Information:

A Syrian state-owned financial institution which is providing support to the Syrian regime through the provision of funding to the regime. Website: http://cbs-bank.sy.

 

Listing Information:

Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0042

 

 

11

Name of Entity:

El-Tel Co.

 

Also known as (aka):

El-Tel Middle East Company

 

Address:

Address: Dair Ali Jordan Highway, P.O. Box 13052, Damascus, Syria

 

Additional Information:

Manufacturing and supplying communication and transmission towers and other equipment for the Syrian Army. Tel: +963 11 2212345, +963 11 694 1480. Fax: +963 11 44694450. Email: sales@eltelme.com.

 

 

12

Name of Entity:

Hamcho International

 

Additional Information:

Controlled by Mohamed HAMCHO and provides support to the Syrian regime by providing funding to the regime.

 

Listing Information:

Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0043

 

Also known as (aka):

Hamsho International Group

 

 

13

Name of Entity:

Handasieh - Organization for Engineering Industries

 

Address:

P.O. Box 5966, Abou Bakr Al Seddeq St., Damascus; P.O. Box 2849, Al Moutanabi St., Damascus; P.O. Box 21120, Baramkeh, Damascus.

 

Additional Information:

Front company for the acquisition of sensitive equipment by Centre d'études et de recherches syrien. Tel: +963 11 2121816, +963 11 2121834, +963 11 2214650, +963 11 2212743, +963 11 5110117.

 

 

14

Name of Entity:

Industrial Solutions

 

Address:

Baghdad St. 5, P.O. Box 6394, Damascus. 

 

Additional Information:

Front company for the acquisition of sensitive equipment by Centre d'études et de recherches syrien. Tel/fax: +963 11 4471080.

 

 

15

Name of Entity:

IRGC Qods Force

 

Also known as (aka):

Quds Force

 

Additional Information:

The Qods (or Quds) Force is a specialist external operations arm of the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC).

 

 

16

Name of Entity:

Mada Transport Group

 

 

Also known as (aka):

Mada Transport

 

Address:

Sehanya Dara'a Highway, P.O. Box 9525.

 

Additional Information:

Subsidiary of Cham Holding (controlled by Rami MAKHLOUF).

 

 

17

Name of Entity:

Mechanical Construction Factory

 

 

Also known as (aka):

MCF

 

Address:

P.O. Box 35202, Industrial Zone, Al Qadam Road, Damascus

 

Additional Information:

Front company for the acquisition of sensitive equipment by Centre d'études et de recherches syrien.

 

 

18

Name of Entity:

Military Housing Establishment

 

 

Also known as (aka):

MILIHOUSE

 

Additional Information:

A public works company controlled by Riyad CHALICHE and the Syrian Ministry of Defence; provides support to the Syrian regime by providing funding to the regime.

 

Listing Information:

Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0044

 

 

19

Name of Entity:

Ramak Constructions Co.

 

Address:

Address: Dara'a Highway, Damascus, Syria 

 

Additional Information:

Constructed military barracks, border post barracks and other buildings for Syrian Army needs. Tel: +963 11 6858111. Mob: +963 933240231.

 

 

20

Name of Entity:

Souruh Company

 

Also known as (aka):

SOROH Al Cham Company

 

Address:

Address: Adra Free Zone Area, Damascus, Syria 

 

Additional Information:

Invested in local military industrial projects, manufacturing weapons parts and related items. The company is associated with Rami MAKHLOUF. Tel: +963 11 5327266. Mob: +963 933526812, +963 932878282. Fax: +963 11 5316396. Email: sorohco@gmail.com.

 

 

21

Name of Entity:

Syrian Air Force Intelligence

 

Also known as (aka):

a) Air Force Intelligence Agency; b) SAFI

 

Additional Information:

Syrian Government agency responsible for the use of violence against civilians.

 

Listing Information:

Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0022

 

 

22

Name of Entity:

Syrian General Intelligence Directorate

 

 

Also known as (aka):

a) GID; b) General Security Directorate

 

 

Additional Information:

Syrian Government agency responsible for the use of violence against civilians.

 

Listing Information:

Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0023

 

 

23

Name of Entity:

Syrian Lebanese Commercial Bank

 

Additional Information:

Owned or controlled by the Commercial Bank of Syria.

 

Listing Information:

Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0045

 

 

24

Name of Entity:

Syrian Military Intelligence

 

Also known as (aka):

a) SMI; b) Military Intelligence Directorate

 

Additional Information:

Syrian Government agency responsible for the use of violence against civilians.

 

Listing Information:

Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0024

 

 

25

Name of Entity:

Syrian National Security Bureau

 

 

Also known as (aka);

NSB

 

Additional Information:

The Syrian National Security Bureau is an element of the Syrian Ba'ath Party responsible for the use of violence against civilians.

 

Listing Information:

Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0025

 

 

26

Name of Entity:

Syrian Political Security Directorate

 

Additional Information:

Syrian Government agency responsible for the use of violence against civilians.

 

Listing Information:

Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0046

 

 

27

Name of Entity:

Syriatel

 

Additional Information:

A telecommunications company owned or controlled by Rami MAKHLOUF, Syrian businessman and regime insider, and by Al Mashreq Investment Fund.

 

Listing Information:

Formerly listed on the RBA Consolidated List as 2011SYR0047

 

 

28

Name of Entity:

Syronics - Syrian Arab Co. for Electronic Industries

 

Address:

Kaboon St., P.O. Box 5966, Damascus                 

 

Additional Information:

Front company for the acquisition of sensitive equipment by Centre d'études et de recherches syrien. Tel: +963 11 5111352. Fax: +963 11 5110117.

 

 

 

 


Endnotes

Endnote 1—About the endnotes

The endnotes provide information about this compilation and the compiled law.

The following endnotes are included in every compilation:

Endnote 1—About the endnotes

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key

Endnote 3—Legislation history

Endnote 4—Amendment history

Abbreviation key—Endnote 2

The abbreviation key sets out abbreviations that may be used in the endnotes.

Legislation history and amendment history—Endnotes 3 and 4

Amending laws are annotated in the legislation history and amendment history.

The legislation history in endnote 3 provides information about each law that has amended (or will amend) the compiled law. The information includes commencement details for amending laws and details of any application, saving or transitional provisions that are not included in this compilation.

The amendment history in endnote 4 provides information about amendments at the provision (generally section or equivalent) level. It also includes information about any provision of the compiled law that has been repealed in accordance with a provision of the law.

Editorial changes

The Legislation Act 2003 authorises First Parliamentary Counsel to make editorial and presentational changes to a compiled law in preparing a compilation of the law for registration. The changes must not change the effect of the law. Editorial changes take effect from the compilation registration date.

If the compilation includes editorial changes, the endnotes include a brief outline of the changes in general terms. Full details of any changes can be obtained from the Office of Parliamentary Counsel.

Misdescribed amendments

A misdescribed amendment is an amendment that does not accurately describe the amendment to be made. If, despite the misdescription, the amendment can be given effect as intended, the amendment is incorporated into the compiled law and the abbreviation “(md)” added to the details of the amendment included in the amendment history.

If a misdescribed amendment cannot be given effect as intended, the abbreviation “(md not incorp)” is added to the details of the amendment included in the amendment history.

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key

 

ad = added or inserted

o = order(s)

am = amended

Ord = Ordinance

amdt = amendment

orig = original

c = clause(s)

par = paragraph(s)/subparagraph(s)

C[x] = Compilation No. x

    /sub‑subparagraph(s)

Ch = Chapter(s)

pres = present

def = definition(s)

prev = previous

Dict = Dictionary

(prev…) = previously

disallowed = disallowed by Parliament

Pt = Part(s)

Div = Division(s)

r = regulation(s)/rule(s)

ed = editorial change

reloc = relocated

exp = expires/expired or ceases/ceased to have

renum = renumbered

    effect

rep = repealed

F = Federal Register of Legislation

rs = repealed and substituted

gaz = gazette

s = section(s)/subsection(s)

LA = Legislation Act 2003

Sch = Schedule(s)

LIA = Legislative Instruments Act 2003

Sdiv = Subdivision(s)

(md) = misdescribed amendment can be given

SLI = Select Legislative Instrument

    effect

SR = Statutory Rules

(md not incorp) = misdescribed amendment

Sub‑Ch = Sub‑Chapter(s)

    cannot be given effect

SubPt = Subpart(s)

mod = modified/modification

underlining = whole or part not

No. = Number(s)

    commenced or to be commenced

 

Endnote 3—Legislation history

Name

Registration

Commencement

Application, saving and transitional provisions

Autonomous Sanctions (Designated Persons and Entities and Declared Persons – Syria) List 2012

7 March 2012 (F2012L00482)

7 March 2012 (s 2)

 

Autonomous Sanctions (Designated Persons and Entities and Declared Persons – Syria) Amendment List 2013

31 May 2013 (F2013L00884)

31 May 2013 (s 2)

 

Autonomous Sanctions (Designated Persons and Entities and Declared Persons – Syria) Amendment List 2015 (No.1)

26 February 2015 (F2015L00217)

27 February 2015 (s 2)

 

 

Autonomous Sanctions (Designated Persons and Entities and Declared Persons – Syria) Continuing Effect Declaration and Revocation Instrument 2018

12 February 2018

(F2018L00100)

13 February 2018 (s 2)

 

 

Endnote 4—Amendment history

 

Provision affected

How affected

Schedule 1

 

Schedule 1........................

rs F2013L00884; F2015L00217; F2018L00100