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Letter to ADIs: Sanctions against Iran - Amended annex

25 August 2010

Please note the attached self-explanatory letter from the Reserve Bank of Australia.

Sanctions against Iran - Amended Annex

The Reserve Bank of Australia, following a directive from the Australian Government under the Banking (Foreign Exchange) Regulations 1959, administers financial sanctions against Iranian entities and persons not already listed by the United Nations Security Council.

The Australian Government has directed the Reserve Bank to add nine new persons and 80 new entities to the Annex of names subject to financial sanctions under the Banking (Foreign Exchange) Regulations 1959. The amended Annex now contains 21 persons and 91 entities, and can be accessed via the Reserve Bank website at:

An electronic copy of the updated Annex of names in Excel format is also available from the Reserve Bank website at:

Yours faithfully
Anthony Dickman
Acting Secretary