The Government of Gibraltar has expanded its laws for the purposes of targeting financial sanctions, imposing travel bans and criminalising terrorist activities, terrorist finance and terrorist travel.
The sections below provide links to the relevant financial sanctions, terrorist names and anti-terrorism orders.
The GFSC drew attention on 29 October 2001 to the promulgation of the Terrorism (United Nations Measures) (Overseas Territories) Order 2001.
In accordance with paragraph 4 of the Order, three lists of names of those suspected of committing, or posing a significant risk of committing, or providing material support for, acts of terrorism were promulgated on 8 November 2001.
These have been replaced with an updated consolidated list.
Institutions are requested to check whether they maintain any accounts for the entities and/or individuals listed and, if they do, are asked to freeze the accounts and report their findings to -
Gibraltar Financial Intelligence Unit
Suite 832 Europort
Tel: 200 70211
Fax: 200 70233
The Terrorism (United Nations Measures) (Overseas Territories) Order 2001 (L.N.122 of 2001).
The above-named Order came into effect on 10 October 2001 and was gazetted under Government Notice 799 of 18 October.
The Order is made under the United Nations Act 1946 and applies to each of the territories listed in Schedule 1, which includes Gibraltar. The Order creates a number of offences relating to fundraising for terrorism purposes and the making available of funds and financial services to terrorists. It also provides powers to freeze accounts of suspected terrorists, pursuant to a decision of the Security Council of the United Nations in its resolution 1373 of 28 September 2001.
Access to the full text of the Order is through the following link:
The Al-Qaida and Taliban (United Nations Measures) (overseas Territories) Order 2002 (L.N. 17 of 2002)
The above-named Order came into effect on 25 January 2002 and was gazetted under Government Notice 111 of 7 February.
This Order, made under the United Nations Act 1946, applies to each of the territories specified under Schedule 1, which includes Gibraltar. The Order gives effect to Resolution 1390, adopted by the Security Council of the United Nations on 16 January 2002, which requires States to prohibit the delivery or supply of arms and related material and the provision of related technical assistance and training to Usama bin Laden, Al-Qaida, the Taliban and their associates. It also prohibits the making of funds available to those persons.
Access to the full text of the Order is available via the following link:
Gibraltar Financial Services Commission