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Unblocking of One Specially Designated National Pursuant to Executive Order 13224

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AGENCY:

Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury.

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) is removing the name of one individual from the list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons whose property and interests in property have been 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. The individual, Azahari BIN HUSIN was designated pursuant to Executive Order 13224 on September 5, 2003.

DATES:

The removal of the individual from the list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons whose property and interests in property have been blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13224 is effective as of Tuesday, December 14, 2010.

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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.

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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, imposing economic sanctions on persons who commit, threaten to commit, or support acts of terrorism. The President identified in the Annex to the Order various individuals and entities as subject to the economic sanctions. The Order authorizes the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Secretary of State, the Attorney General, and (pursuant to Executive Order 13284) the Secretary of the Department of Start Printed Page 80114Homeland Security, to designate additional persons or entities determined to meet certain criteria set forth in Executive Order 13224.

On September 5, 2003, Azahari BIN HUSIN was designated by the Secretary of the Treasury. The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control has determined that this individual no longer meets the criteria for designation under the Order and is appropriate for removal from the list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons.

The following designation is removed from the list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons:

BIN HUSIN, Azahari (a.k.a. BIN HUSAN, Azahari; a.k.a. HUSIN, Azahari); DOB 14 Sep 1957; POB Malaysia; nationality Malaysia (individual) [SDGT]

The removal of this one individual's name from the list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons is effective as of Thursday, December 14, 2010. All property and interests in property of the individual that are in or hereafter come within the United States or the possession or control of United States persons are now unblocked.

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Dated: December 14, 2010.

Adam J. Szubin,

Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control.

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[FR Doc. 2010-32004 Filed 12-20-10; 8:45 am]

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