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    SC/8546
    2 November 2005

    Security Council Committee Issues List of Individuals and Entities Subject to Measures Imposed by Resolution 1596 (2005)

    NEW YORK, 1 November (UN Headquarters) -- The Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1533 (2004) concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo, today, 1 November 2005, approved the list of individuals and entities subject to the measures imposed by paragraphs 13 and 15 of resolution 1596 (2005).

    Paragraphs 13 and 15 read as follows:

    "The Security Council...

    "13. Decides that, during the period of enforcement of the measures referred to in paragraph 1 above, all States shall take the necessary measures to prevent the entry into or transit through their territories of all persons designated by the Committee as acting in violation of the measures taken by Member States in accordance with paragraph 1 above, provided that nothing in this paragraph shall oblige a State to refuse entry into its territory to its own nationals;

    ...

    "15. Decides that all States shall, during the period of enforcement of the measures referred to in paragraph 1 above, immediately freeze the funds, other financial assets and economic resources which are on their territories from the date of adoption of this resolution, which are owned or controlled, directly or indirectly, by persons designated by the Committee pursuant to paragraph 13 above, or that are held by entities owned or controlled, directly or indirectly, by any persons acting on their behalf or at their direction, as designated by the Committee, and decides further that all States shall ensure that no funds, financial assets or economic resources are made available by their nationals or by any persons within their territories, to or for the benefit of such persons or entities;"

    The latest version of the list can also be accessed on the internet at the following URL:

    http://www.un.org/Docs/sc/committees/DRC/1533_list.htm  

    The Committee will continue to update the list on a regular basis.

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