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Letter to ADIs: Sanctions against Syria, Libya and Zimbabwe

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

Sanctions against Syria, Libya and Zimbabwe

The Reserve Bank of Australia has been directed by the Australian Government to
take steps under the Banking (Foreign Exchange) Regulations 1959 to amend the autonomous targeted financial sanctions against Syria and Libya to cover additional persons, and to remove certain persons from the list of those subject to autonomous targeted financial sanctions against Zimbabwe.

Details of the new individuals and entities subject to financial sanctions can be
accessed via the Reserve Bank website at:

www.rba.gov.au/media-releases/2011/mr-11-17.html

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

www.rba.gov.au/mkt-operations/fin-sanctions/xls/consolidated-list.xls

Transactions involving the transfer of funds or payments to, by the order ot or on
behalf of such persons or entities are prohibited.