Additional Designation of an Entity Pursuant to Executive Order 13224, 4299 [E9-1310]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 14 / Friday, January 23, 2009 / Notices Authority: 49 U.S.C. 60118(c)(1) and 49 CFR 1.53. Issued in Washington, DC on January 15, 2009. John Gale, Director, Office of Regulations. [FR Doc. E9–1425 Filed 1–22–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–60–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Foreign Assets Control Additional Designation of an Entity Pursuant to Executive Order 13224 AGENCY: Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (‘‘OFAC’’) is publishing the name of one newly-designated entity whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13224 of September 23, 2001, ‘‘Blocking Property and Prohibiting Transactions With Persons Who Commit, Threaten To Commit, or Support Terrorism.’’ DATES: The designation by the Director of OFAC of the one entity identified in this notice, pursuant to Executive Order 13224, is effective on January 6, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Assistant Director, Compliance Outreach & Implementation, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Department of the Treasury, Washington, DC 20220, tel.: 202/622–2490. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Electronic and Facsimile Availability This document and additional information concerning OFAC are available from OFAC’s Web site (http: //www.treas.gov/ofac) or via facsimile through a 24-hour fax-on-demand service, tel.: 202/622–0077. Background On September 23, 2001, the President issued Executive Order 13224 (the ‘‘Order’’) pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, 50 U.S.C. 1701–1706, and the United Nations Participation Act of 1945, 22 U.S.C. 287c. In the Order, the President declared a national emergency to address grave acts of terrorism and threats of terrorism committed by foreign terrorists, including the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in New York, Pennsylvania, and at the Pentagon. The Order imposes economic sanctions on persons who have committed, pose a significant risk of committing, or support acts of terrorism. VerDate Nov<24>2008 18:32 Jan 22, 2009 Jkt 217001 The President identified in the Annex to the Order, as amended by Executive Order 13268 of July 2, 2002, 13 individuals and 16 entities as subject to the economic sanctions. The Order was further amended by Executive Order 13284 of January 23, 2003, to reflect the creation of the Department of Homeland Security. Section 1 of the Order blocks, with certain exceptions, all property and interests in property that are in or hereafter come within the United States or the possession or control of United States persons, of: (1) Foreign persons listed in the Annex to the Order; (2) foreign persons determined by the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security and the Attorney General, to have committed, or to pose a significant risk of committing, acts of terrorism that threaten the security of U.S. nationals or the national security, foreign policy, or economy of the United States; (3) persons determined by the Director of OFAC, in consultation with the Departments of State, Homeland Security and Justice, to be owned or controlled by, or to act for or on behalf of those persons listed in the Annex to the Order or those persons determined to be subject to subsection 1(b), 1(c), or 1(d)(i) of the Order; and (4) except as provided in section 5 of the Order and after such consultation, if any, with foreign authorities as the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security and the Attorney General, deems appropriate in the exercise of his discretion, persons determined by the Director of OFAC, in consultation with the Departments of State, Homeland Security and Justice, to assist in, sponsor, or provide financial, material, or technological support for, or financial or other services to or in support of, such acts of terrorism or those persons listed in the Annex to the Order or determined to be subject to the Order or to be otherwise associated with those persons listed in the Annex to the Order or those persons determined to be subject to subsection 1(b), 1(c), or 1(d)(i) of the Order. On January 6, 2009, the Director of OFAC, in consultation with the Departments of State, Homeland Security, Justice and other relevant agencies, designated, pursuant to one or more of the criteria set forth in subsections 1(b), 1(c) or 1(d) of the Order, one entity whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13224. The designee is as follows: PO 00000 Frm 00166 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 4299 1.WAAD PROJECT (a.k.a. AL-WAAD AL-SADIQ; a.k.a. ’MASHURA WAAD LAADAT AL-AAMAR; a.k.a. WAAD; a.k.a. WA’AD AS SADIQ; a.k.a. WAAD COMPANY; a.k.a. WAAD FOR REBUILDING THE SOUTHERN SUBURB; a.k.a. WAAD PROJECT FOR RECONSTRUCTION; a.k.a. WA’D PROJECT; a.k.a. WAED; a.k.a. WA’ED ORGANIZATION; a.k.a. WA’ID COMPANY), Harat Hurayk, Lebanon; Beirut, Lebanon; Telephone No. 009613679153; Telephone No. 009613380223; Telephone No. 03889402; Telephone No. 03669916 [SDGT]. Dated: January 6, 2009. Adam J. Szubin, Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. E9–1310 Filed 1–22–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4811–45–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Foreign Assets Control Additional Designations of Individuals and Entities Pursuant to Executive Order 13448 or Executive Order 13464 and Identifications of Individuals and Entities Blocked Pursuant to the JADE Act AGENCY: Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (‘‘OFAC’’) is publishing the names of two newly-designated individuals and twenty-three entities whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13448 of October 18, 2007, ‘‘Blocking Property and Prohibiting Certain Transactions Related to Burma’’ or Executive Order 13464 of April 30, 2008, ‘‘Blocking Property and Prohibiting Certain Transactions Related to Burma.’’ OFAC is also identifying certain individuals and entities that are subject to the blocking provisions of the Tom Lantos Block Burmese JADE (Junta’s AntiDemocratic Efforts) Act of 2008 (the ‘‘JADE Act’’). DATES: The designation by the Director of OFAC of two individuals and twentythree entities identified in this notice, pursuant to Executive Order 13448 or Executive Order 13464 is effective January 15, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Assistant Director, Compliance Outreach & Implementation, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Department of the Treasury, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., (Treasury Annex), E:\FR\FM\23JAN1.SGM 23JAN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Office of Foreign Assets Control


Additional Designation of an Entity Pursuant to Executive Order 
13224

AGENCY: Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control 
(``OFAC'') is publishing the name of one newly-designated entity whose 
property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive 
Order 13224 of September 23, 2001, ``Blocking Property and Prohibiting 
Transactions With Persons Who Commit, Threaten To Commit, or Support 
Terrorism.''

DATES: The designation by the Director of OFAC of the one entity 
identified in this notice, pursuant to Executive Order 13224, is 
effective on January 6, 2009.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Assistant Director, Compliance 
Outreach & Implementation, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Department 
of the Treasury, Washington, DC 20220, tel.: 202/622-2490.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Electronic and Facsimile Availability

    This document and additional information concerning OFAC are 
available from OFAC's Web site (http: //www.treas.gov/ofac) or via 
facsimile through a 24-hour fax-on-demand service, tel.: 202/622-0077.

Background

    On September 23, 2001, the President issued Executive Order 13224 
(the ``Order'') pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers 
Act, 50 U.S.C. 1701-1706, and the United Nations Participation Act of 
1945, 22 U.S.C. 287c. In the Order, the President declared a national 
emergency to address grave acts of terrorism and threats of terrorism 
committed by foreign terrorists, including the September 11, 2001, 
terrorist attacks in New York, Pennsylvania, and at the Pentagon. The 
Order imposes economic sanctions on persons who have committed, pose a 
significant risk of committing, or support acts of terrorism. The 
President identified in the Annex to the Order, as amended by Executive 
Order 13268 of July 2, 2002, 13 individuals and 16 entities as subject 
to the economic sanctions. The Order was further amended by Executive 
Order 13284 of January 23, 2003, to reflect the creation of the 
Department of Homeland Security.
    Section 1 of the Order blocks, with certain exceptions, all 
property and interests in property that are in or hereafter come within 
the United States or the possession or control of United States 
persons, of: (1) Foreign persons listed in the Annex to the Order; (2) 
foreign persons determined by the Secretary of State, in consultation 
with the Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary of the Department of 
Homeland Security and the Attorney General, to have committed, or to 
pose a significant risk of committing, acts of terrorism that threaten 
the security of U.S. nationals or the national security, foreign 
policy, or economy of the United States; (3) persons determined by the 
Director of OFAC, in consultation with the Departments of State, 
Homeland Security and Justice, to be owned or controlled by, or to act 
for or on behalf of those persons listed in the Annex to the Order or 
those persons determined to be subject to subsection 1(b), 1(c), or 
1(d)(i) of the Order; and (4) except as provided in section 5 of the 
Order and after such consultation, if any, with foreign authorities as 
the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of the 
Treasury, the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security and the 
Attorney General, deems appropriate in the exercise of his discretion, 
persons determined by the Director of OFAC, in consultation with the 
Departments of State, Homeland Security and Justice, to assist in, 
sponsor, or provide financial, material, or technological support for, 
or financial or other services to or in support of, such acts of 
terrorism or those persons listed in the Annex to the Order or 
determined to be subject to the Order or to be otherwise associated 
with those persons listed in the Annex to the Order or those persons 
determined to be subject to subsection 1(b), 1(c), or 1(d)(i) of the 
Order.
    On January 6, 2009, the Director of OFAC, in consultation with the 
Departments of State, Homeland Security, Justice and other relevant 
agencies, designated, pursuant to one or more of the criteria set forth 
in subsections 1(b), 1(c) or 1(d) of the Order, one entity whose 
property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive 
Order 13224.
    The designee is as follows:
    1.WAAD PROJECT (a.k.a. AL-WAAD AL-SADIQ; a.k.a. 'MASHURA WAAD 
LAADAT AL-AAMAR; a.k.a. WAAD; a.k.a. WA'AD AS SADIQ; a.k.a. WAAD 
COMPANY; a.k.a. WAAD FOR REBUILDING THE SOUTHERN SUBURB; a.k.a. WAAD 
PROJECT FOR RECONSTRUCTION; a.k.a. WA'D PROJECT; a.k.a. WAED; a.k.a. 
WA'ED ORGANIZATION; a.k.a. WA'ID COMPANY), Harat Hurayk, Lebanon; 
Beirut, Lebanon; Telephone No. 009613679153; Telephone No. 
009613380223; Telephone No. 03889402; Telephone No. 03669916 [SDGT].

    Dated: January 6, 2009.
Adam J. Szubin,
Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control.
 [FR Doc. E9-1310 Filed 1-22-09; 8:45 am]
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