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United Nations Security Council

Resolution 2231 (2015)

Assets freeze exemptions

What type of exemptions to the assets freeze can be requested?

Per paragraph 6 (d) of Annex B of resolution 2231 (2015), the assets freeze restrictions shall not apply to funds, other financial assets or economic resources that have been determined by relevant States:

In addition, the assets freeze restrictions shall not prevent a designated individual or entity from making payment due under a contract entered into prior to the listing of such individual or entity, provided that:

In addition, States may permit the addition to the accounts frozen pursuant to paragraph 6 (c) of Annex B of resolution 2231 (2015) of interest or other earnings due on those accounts or payments due under contracts, agreements or obligations that arose prior to the date on which those accounts were frozen, provided that such interest, other earnings and payments continue to be subject to these measures and are frozen.

How to make requests for exemptions from the assets freeze?

The requests/notifications for exemptions from the assets freeze should be sent to the Security Council Facilitator, with copies to the Security Council Affairs Division, at the Email address: SC-Resolution2231@un.org.