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Former Liberian Regime of Charles Taylor

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IMPORTANT LIBERIAN REGIME OF CHARLES TAYLOR SANCTIONS RELATED UPDATE

 


The President has signed an Executive Order entitled, "Termination of Emergency With Respect to the Actions and Policies of Former Liberian President Charles Taylor."​​ - November 12, 2015

Sanctions Brochures


Sanctions Brochures are an overview of OFAC's regulations with regard to the Former Liberian Regime of Charles Taylor Sanctions. They are useful quick reference tools.

Frequently Asked Questions


OFAC has compiled hundreds of frequently asked questions (FAQs) about its sanctions programs and related policies. The link below sends the user to the entire list of OFAC's FAQs.

Interpretive Guidance


OFAC issues interpretive guidance on specific issues related to the sanctions programs it administers. These interpretations of OFAC policy are sometimes published in response to a public request for guidance or may be released proactively by OFAC in order to address a complex topic. Applying for a Specific OFAC License
It may be in your and the U.S. government’s interest to authorize particular economic activity related to the Former Liberian Regime of Charles Taylor Sanctions. Visit the link below to apply for an OFAC license.

Guidance on OFAC Licensing Policy


Certain activities related to the Former Liberian Regime of Charles Taylor Sanctions may be allowed if they are licensed by OFAC. Below OFAC has issued guidance and statements on specific licensing policies as they relate to the Former Liberian Regime of Charles Taylor Sanctions.
  • Licenses for Legal Fees and Costs - Guidance on the Release of Limited Amounts of Blocked Funds for Payment of Legal Fees and Costs Incurred in Challenging the Blocking of U.S. Persons in Administrative or Civil Proceedings
  • Entities Owned By Blocked Persons - Guidance On Entities Owned By Persons Whose Property And Interests In Property Are Blocked

General Licenses


OFAC issues general licenses in order to authorize activities that would otherwise be prohibited with regard to the Former Liberian Regime of Charles Taylor Sanctions. General licenses allow all US persons to engage in the activity described in the general license without needing to apply for a specific license.
  • General License No. 1 Issued Pursuant To Executive Order 13348 (Blocking Property of Certain Persons and Prohibiting the Importation of Certain Goods from Liberia)

Executive Orders, Statutes, Rules and Regulations Relating to the Former Liberian Regime of Charles Taylor Sanctions


The Former Liberian Regime of Charles Taylor Sanctions represent the implementation of multiple legal authorities. Some of these authorities are in the form of executive orders issued by the President. Other authorities are public laws (statutes) passed by The Congress. These authorities are further codified by OFAC in its regulations which are published the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). Modifications to these regulations are posted in the Federal Register. In addition to all of these authorities, OFAC may also implement United Nations Security Council Resolutions (UNSCRs) with regard to the Former Liberian Regime of Charles Taylor Sanctions.

Executive Orders

  • 13348 Blocking Property of Certain Persons and Prohibiting the Importation of Certain Goods from Liberia (Effective Date - July 23, 2004)
  • 13710 Termination of Emergency With Respect to the Actions and Policies of Former Liberian President Charles Taylor (Effective Date - November 12, 2015)​

Statutes

Code of Federal Regulations

  • 31 CFR Part 593 - Former Liberian Regime of Charles Taylor Sanctions Regulations

Federal Register Notices

  • 72 FR 28855-07 - New regulations to implement Executive Order 13348 (Blocking Property of Certain Persons and Prohibiting the Importation of Certain Goods from Liberia )

United Nations Security Council Resolutions

  • 1532 Recalling its resolution 1521, and its other previous resolutions and statements by its President on the situation in Liberia and West Africa (12 March 2004)
  • 1521 Recalling its previous resolutions and statements by its President on the situation in Liberia and West Africa (22 December 2003)
 
Last Updated: 11/23/2015 11:07 AM