Public Notice: United Nations Security Council Sanctions Update for the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Published: Thursday October 26th, 2023
United Nations Security Council Sanctions Update for
the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Pursuant to Section 3A of the International Obligations (Economic & Ancillary Measures) Amendment Act, 2019, supervised financial institutions (“SFIs”) and the general public are hereby informed that the United Nations Security Council (“UN Security Council”) has updated its Sanctions List as follows:
Addition of Two Entries to the Democratic Republic of the Congo Sanctions List (25 October 2023)
Request for Information
The Central Bank hereby requires that all SFIs licensed in The Bahamas, as a matter of high priority, review their client records to determine whether or not they hold funds, other financial assets or economic resources which are either owned or controlled directly or indirectly by the persons or entities listed on the Sanctions List or any person acting on their behalf or at their discretion, and report both positive and negative findings to the Central Bank.
Any positive findings (“hits”) are required to be reported to the Financial Intelligence Unit and the Attorney General.
Queries or responses to this notice should be addressed to:
Bank Supervision Department
Central Bank of The Bahamas
Issued: 26 October 2023