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Autonomous Sanctions (Designated Persons and Entities and Declared Persons – Syria) List 2017

made under subregulation 6(1) of the

Autonomous Sanctions Regulations 2011

Compilation No. 1

Compilation date:                              15 August 2020

Includes amendments up to:            F2020L01019

Registered:                                         2 September 2020

About this compilation

This compilation

This is a compilation of the Autonomous Sanctions (Designated Persons and Entities and Declared Persons – Syria) List 2017 that shows the text of the law as amended and in force on 15 August 2020 (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If a provision of the compiled law has been repealed in accordance with a provision of the law, details are included in the endnotes.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

3......... Authority. 1

4......... Designated and Declared Persons and Designated Entities. 1

Schedule 1 – Designations and declarations declared to have effect 2

Schedule 2 – Designations and declarations declared to have effect 6

Schedule 3 – Designations declared to have effect 10

Schedule 4 – Designations declared to have effect 11

Endnotes  14

Endnote 1—About the endnotes                                                                            14

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key                                                                               15

Endnote 3—Legislation history  16

Endnote 4—Amendment history  17

 


 

1    Name of Instrument

                This Instrument is the Autonomous Sanctions (Designated Persons and Entities and Declared Persons – Syria) List 2017.

3    Authority

                This Instrument is made under regulation 6 of the Autonomous Sanctions Regulations 2011.

4    Designated and Declared Persons and Designated Entities

(1)   Each person mentioned in an item in Schedule 1 is a designated person for Syria pursuant to paragraph 6(1)(a) of the Autonomous Sanctions Regulations 2011

(2)   Each person mentioned in an item in Schedule 1 is a declared person pursuant to paragraph 6(1)(b) of the Autonomous Sanctions Regulations 2011

(3)   Each person mentioned in an item in Schedule 2 is a designated person for Syria pursuant to paragraph 6(1)(a) of the Autonomous Sanctions Regulations 2011 and is a designated person pursuant to paragraph 6(2)(a) of the Autonomous Sanctions Regulations 2011

(4)   Each person mentioned in an item in Schedule 2 is a declared person pursuant to paragraph 6(1)(b) of the Autonomous Sanctions Regulations 2011 and is a declared person pursuant to paragraph 6(2)(b) of the Autonomous Sanctions Regulations 2011

(5)   Each entity mentioned in an item in Schedule 3 is a designated entity for Syria pursuant to paragraph 6(1)(a) of the Autonomous Sanctions Regulations 2011

(6)   Each entity mentioned in an item in Schedule 4 is a designated entity for Syria pursuant to paragraph 6(1)(a) of the Autonomous Sanctions Regulations 2011 and is a designated entity pursuant to paragraph 6(2)(a) of the Autonomous Sanctions Regulations 2011

Note:          See the Autonomous Sanctions (Designated Persons and Entities and Declared Persons – Syria and Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction) List 2012 for the continuation of effect, under subregulation 9(3) of the Autonomous Sanctions Regulations 2011, of:

(a)    the designations and declarations made under paragraphs 6(1)(a) and (b) of those Regulations; and

(b)    certain of the designations made under paragraphs 6(2)(a) and (b) of those Regulations.


Schedule 1 – Designations and declarations declared to have effect

Designated and declared persons – paragraphs 6(1)(a) and 6(1)(b)

 

Item

Description

1

Name of Individual:

Ahmad BALLUL

Also known as (aka):

a) Ahmad Muhammad BALLUL, b) Ahmed BALOL, c) Ahmed BALLUL

Date of Birth:

10/10/1954

Additional Information:

Major General, senior officer and Commander of the Syrian Arab Air Force and Air Defence Force, in post after May 2011, when the Syrian crisis began.

 

2

Name of Individual:

Saji' DARWISH

Also known as (aka):

a) Saji Jamil DARWISH, b) Sajee DARWISH, c) Sjaa DARWIS

Date of Birth:

11/01/1957

Additional Information:

Major General, senior officer and Commander of the 22nd Division of the Syrian Arab Air Force, in post after May 2011, when the Syrian crisis began.

 

3

Name of Individual:

Muhammed IBRAHIM

Date of Birth:

5/08/1964

Additional Information:

Brigadier General, senior officer and Deputy Commander of the Syrian Arab Air Force 63rd Brigade, in post after May 2011, when the Syrian crisis began.

 

 

 

4

Name of Individual:

Badi' MU'ALLA

Also known as (aka):

a) Badi Sulayman MUALLA

Date of Birth:

1961

Place of birth:

Bistuwir, Jablah, Syria

Additional Information:

Brigadier General, senior officer and Commander of 63rd Brigade of the Syrian Arab Air Force, in post after May 2011, when the Syrian crisis began.

 

5

Name of Individual:

Suhayl Hasan AL-HASAN

Also known as (aka):

a) Colonel Suhayl HASAN, b) Sohail HASSAN, c) Sohail AL-HASSAN, d) Suhail HASSAN, e) Lieutenant Colonel Suhayl HASSAN, f) Brigadier General Suhayl HASSAN, g) Suheil HASSAN

Date of Birth:

1964

Additional Information:

Colonel, Lieutenant Colonel, Brigadier General, Syrian Air Force Intelligence. Pro-regime militia commander and Syrian Air Force Intelligence officer.

 

6

Name of Individual:

Muhammad Nafi BILAL

Also known as (aka):

a) Colonel Muhammad Nafi BILAL, b) Muhammad BILAL

Date of Birth:

25/05/1971

Additional Information:

Senior Syrian Air Force Intelligence officer.

 

7

Name of Individual:

Muhammad Mahmud MAHALLA

 

Also known as (aka):

Muhammad MAHALA

Date of Birth:

04/06/1959

Additional Information:

Major General. Director of the Syrian Military Intelligence (SMI), Branch 293 (Internal Affairs), since April 2015. Former Deputy Head of Political Security (2012), Officer of the Syrian Republican Guard and Vice-Director of the Political Security Directorate. Head of Military Police, Member of the National Security Bureau.

 

8

Name of Individual:

Tahir Hamid KHALIL

Also known as (aka):

a) Tahir Hamid KHALI, b) Khalil Tahir HAMID

Additional Information:

Major General, Syrian Artillery and Missiles Directorate.

 

9

Name of Individual:

Jawdat Salbi MAWAS

Also known as (aka):

a) Jawdat Salibi MAWWAS, b) Jawdat Salibi MAWWAZ

Additional Information:

Major General, Syrian Artillery and Missiles Directorate.

 

 

 

10

Name of Individual:

Yasin Ahmad DAHI

 

Also known as (aka):

a) Yasin Dahi, b) Yasin Dhahi

Date of Birth:

1960

Additional Information:

Brigadier General, Military Intelligence Directorate of the Syrian Armed Forces.

 

 

 

11

Name of Individual:

Ali WANUS

 

Also known as (aka):

Ali Wannous

Date of Birth:

05/02/1964

Additional Information:

Brigadier General, Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

 

12

Name of Individual:

Samir DA'BUL

 

Also known as (aka):

a) Samir DABUL, b) Samir Daaboul

Date of Birth:

04/09/1965

Additional Information:

Brigadier General, Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

 

13

Name of Individual:

Zuhayr HAYDAR

Date of Birth:

18/12/1965

Additional Information:

Colonel, Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

 

14

Name of Individual:

Habib HAWRANI

Date of Birth:

25/03/1969

Additional Information:

Colonel, Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

 

15

Name of Individual:

Firas AHMAD

Date of Birth:

21/01/1967

Additional Information:

Colonel, Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

 

16

Name of Individual:

Salah HABIB

Also known as (aka):

a) Saleh HABIB, b) Salih HABIB

Date of Birth:

05/07/1962

Place of Birth:

Ain el-Karm, Syria

Address:

Villa 43A, al Syniar Street, Jumeirah 3, P.O. Box 127074, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

 

Citizenship:

France (alt. citizen: Syria)

 

Passport Information:

13AF69606 (France) expires 06 Feb. 2023

Additional Information:

Position: Owner; Alt. Position: General Manager; Alt. Position: Chief Executive Officer. Manager of Yona Star International.

 

 

 

17

Name of Individual:

Iyad Mohammad Esam MAHROUS

Also known as (aka):

a) Iyad MAHROUS, b) Iyad MAHRUS

Date of Birth:

12/05/1971

 

Citizenship:

Syria

 

Passport Information:

N006478882

Additional Information:

Owns and operates Syria-based Mahrous Group.

Schedule 2 – Designations and declarations declared to have effect

Designated and declared persons – subregulations 6(1) and 6(2)

 

1

Name of Individual:

Ghassan ABBAS

Date of Birth:

10/03/1960

 

Place of Birth:

Homs, Syria

Additional Information:

Brigadier General linked to the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

 

2

Name of Individual:

Bayan BITAR

Also known as (aka):

a) Bayan AL-BITAR

Date of Birth:

08/03/1947

Address:

PO Box 11037, Damascus, Syria

Additional Information:

Managing Director/Director General, Organisation for Technological Industries (OTI). OTI is a subsidiary of the Syrian Ministry of Defence.

 

3

Name of Individual:

Amr ARMANZI

Also known as (aka):

a) Amr Muhammad Najib AL-ARMANZI, b) Amr Najib ARMANAZI, c) Amrou AL-ARMANAZY, d) Amr ARMANAZI

Date of Birth:

07/02/1944

Additional Information:

Director General of the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

 

4

Name of Individual:

Aziz ALLOUCH

Also known as (aka):

a) 'Aziz Ahmad 'ALLUSH

Date of Birth:

26/10/1977

Additional Information:

General Director, Technolab.

 

5

Name of Individual:

Muhammed Bin-Muhammed Faris QUWAYDIR

Also known as (aka):

a) Muhammad KWEIDER, b) Muhammad KWEITER, c) Samir QASSAR, d) Muhammad QUAYDIR

Date of Birth:

21/07/1967

 

Passport Information:

004123298

Additional Information:

Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC) Contracts Director.

 

6

Name of Individual:

Hala SIRHAN

 

Also known as (aka):

Halah Sirhan

 

Citizenship:

Syria

Additional Information:

Employee of the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

 

7

Name of Individual:

Ayman AHMAD

 

Date of Birth:

01/02/1971

 

Citizenship:

Syria

Additional Information:

Employee of the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

 

8

Name of Individual:

Yusuf AL-HATUM

 

Date of Birth:

05/01/1966

 

Citizenship:

Syria

Additional Information:

Employee of the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

 

9

Name of Individual:

Mashhur AL-HUSAYN

 

Date of Birth:

01/01/1961

 

Citizenship:

Syria

Additional Information:

Employee of the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

 

10

Name of Individual:

Haytham ASMAR

 

Date of Birth:

02/11/1969

 

Citizenship:

Syria

Additional Information:

Employee of the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

 

11

Name of Individual:

Lu-ay DA-UD

 

Date of Birth:

13/10/1962

 

Citizenship:

Syria

Additional Information:

Employee of the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

 

12

Name of Individual:

Rajab DAYYUB

 

Date of Birth:

01/01/1963

 

Citizenship:

Syria

Additional Information:

Employee of the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

 

13

Name of Individual:

Tha'ir DAYYUB

 

Date of Birth:

01/12/1971

 

Citizenship:

Syria

Additional Information:

Employee of the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

 

14

Name of Individual:

Ma'n GHANIM

 

Date of Birth:

03/05/1970

 

Citizenship:

Syria

Additional Information:

Employee of the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

 

15

Name of Individual:

Farhan MAHFUD

 

Date of Birth:

11/09/1966

 

Citizenship:

Syria

Additional Information:

Employee of the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

 

16

Name of Individual:

Yusuf MA'TUQ

 

Date of Birth:

30/05/1981

 

Citizenship:

Syria

Additional Information:

Employee of the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

 

17

Name of Individual:

Misbah MIRDASH

 

Date of Birth:

02/01/1970

 

Citizenship:

Syria

Additional Information:

Employee of the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

 

18

Name of Individual:

Zuhayr RABAH

 

Date of Birth:

07/01/1956

 

Citizenship:

Syria

Additional Information:

Employee of the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

 

19

Name of Individual:

Iyad SALIM

 

Date of Birth:

12/12/1970

 

Citizenship:

Syria

Additional Information:

Employee of the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

 

20

Name of Individual:

Muzhir SHARBA

 

Date of Birth:

23/02/1970

 

Citizenship:

Syria

Additional Information:

Employee of the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

 

21

Name of Individual:

Muhammad Khayr SUKHAYTAH

 

Date of Birth:

18/05/1965

 

Citizenship:

Syria

Additional Information:

Employee of the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

 

22

Name of Individual:

Akram SULAYMAN

 

Date of Birth:

14/04/1967

 

Citizenship:

Syria

Additional Information:

Employee of the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

 

23

Name of Individual:

Muhammad Hisham Fu'ad YUSUF

 

Date of Birth:

29/07/1965

 

Citizenship:

Syria

Additional Information:

Employee of the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

Schedule 3 – Designations declared to have effect

Designated Entities – paragraph 6(1)(a)

 

Item

Description

1

Name of Entity:

Syriss Logistics and Services

 

Also known as (aka):

a) Syriss, b) Guangzhou Syriss Logistics & Services, c) Syriss Group Limited, d) Syriss Logistics and Service Company

 

Address:

a) Head Office, Suite 707, Oriental Finance Building, 140 Dong Feng Xi Road, Guangzhou 510000, China; b) Marine Logistics Office, Suite 912, Nan You Building, 142 Dongfeng Xi Road, Guangzhou, China; c) Air Logistics Office, Suite 419, Nan You Building, 142 Dongfeng Xi Road, Guangzhou, China; d) Marine Warehouse, Baiyun Area, Shijing Town, 20 Qingfeng Qinglong Road, Guangzhou, China; e) Baramkeh Free Zone, Damascus, Syria; f) Jebel Ali Free Zone, W.H. # WF06, Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates; g) Ras Al Khor Industrial 3, Warehouse # 2, Al Aweer, United Arab Emirates; h) Exit 19 Al Manakh area, W.H. #364, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Additional Information:

Linked to Yona Star International.

 

 

 

2

Name of Entity:

Mahrous Group

 

Also known as (aka):

a) Al Mahrus Group Trading Company, b) Mahrous Trading Establishment, c) Mahrous Trading Institute, d) Mahrus Group, e) Mahrus Trading Establishment.

 

Address:

a) Rawda Street, Damascus, Syria; b) Al Rawdah, Damascus, Syria.

Additional Information:

Has supported and acted for the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

 

3

Name of Entity:

Mahrous Trading FZE

 

Also known as (aka):

Mahrus Trading FZE

 

Address:

P.O. Box 16111, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates.

Additional Information:

Has supported and acted for the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

Schedule 4 – Designations declared to have effect

Designated Entities – paragraphs 6(1)(a) and 6(2)(a)

 

Item

Description

1

Name of Entity:

Higher Institute of Applied Science and Technology

Address:

P.O. Box 31983, Barzeh, Damascus, Syria

Additional Information:

Affiliated with, and a subsidiary of, the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

 

2

Name of Entity:

Expert Partners

 

Also known as (aka):

Experts Partners

Address:

Rukn Addin, Saladin Street, Building 5, P.O. Box 7006, Damascus, Syria

Additional Information:

Acts as a proxy for the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

 

3

Name of Entity:

Organisation for Technological Industries

Also known as (aka):

a) Technical Industries Corporation (TIC), b) Organization for Technological Industries, c) The Organization for Technical Industries

Address:

Sham Algadida OTip Box, P.O. Box 11037, Damascus, Syria

Additional Information:

Subsidiary of the Syrian Ministry of Defence.

 

4

Name of Entity:

National Standards and Calibration Laboratory

 

Also known as (aka):

National Calibration Centre

Address:

P.O. Box 4470, Damascus, Syria

Additional Information:

Affiliated with, and a subsidiary of, the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

 

5

Name of Entity:

Megatrade

Address:

Aleppo Street, P.O. Box 5966, Damascus, Syria

Additional Information:

A company used by the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

 

6

Name of Entity:

Yona Star International

 

Also known as (aka):

a) Unistar Company, b) Yona Holding, c) Yona Star d) Yona Star Company, e) Yona Star Shipping, f) Yona Star Trading International Co. Ltd.

 

Address:

a) Damascus Airport Free Zone, Damascus, Syria; b) Al Maktoum Street, Building MM Office #7, Deira, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Additional Information:

Has long acted as a shipping agent for the Syrian Arab Air Force, as well as other designated Government of Syria entities, including the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC), Air Force Intelligence and the Army Supply Bureau. The company has offices in Damascus and Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

 

7

Name of Entity:

Sigma Tech

 

Also known as (aka):

Sigma Tech Company

Address:

Fayez Mansour Street, Building No 35, Floor No 2, Baramkeh, P.O. Box 34081, Damascus, Syria

Additional Information:

Linked to the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

 

8

Name of Entity:

Technolab

Also known as (aka):

a) Techno Lab

Address:

Trabolsi Building, 2nd Floor, Main Road, Deir El Zahrani, Nabatieh, Lebanon

 

Registration Number:

6000845 Nabatieh, Lebanon

Additional Information:

A Lebanon-based supplier of science and technology materials that has been a supplier for the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC) since at least 2012. Its Director-General, Aziz Allouch, functions as a supplier of technical equipment and components.

 

9

Name of Entity:

Syrian Company for Information Technology

Also known as (aka):

a) SCIT

Address:

P.O. Box 11037, Damascus, Syria

Additional Information:

A subsidiary of the Organisation for Technological Industries, and therefore the Syrian Ministry of Defence.

 

10

Name of Entity:

Shadi for Cars Trading

Address:

Tayyouneh-Bdeir Building, 2nd floor, Beirut, Lebanon

Additional Information:

Used by the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

 

11

Name of Entity:

Denise Company

Address:

Tayyouneh-Bdeir Building, 2nd floor, Beirut, Lebanon

Additional Information:

Used by the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).


Endnotes

Endnote 1—About the endnotes

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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 2017

23 Aug 2017 (F2017L01080)

24 Aug 2017 (s 2)

 

Autonomous Sanctions Legislation Amendment (Syria and Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction) Instrument 2020

14 Aug 2020 (F2020L01019)

Sch 1 (item 11): 15 Aug 2020 (s 2(1) item 1)

 

Endnote 4—Amendment history

 

Provision affected

How affected

s 2.............................................

rep LA s 48D

s 4 ............................................

am F2020L01019