25.1.2012   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 20/4


Notice for the attention of the persons and entities to which Articles 19(1)(b) and 20(1)(b) of Council Decision 2010/413/CFSP (Annex II) and Article 16(2) of Council Regulation (EU) No 961/2010 (Annex VIII) apply

2012/C 20/02

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

The following information is brought to the attention of the persons and entities that appear in Annex II to Council Decision 2010/413/CFSP of 26 July 2010, as amended by Council Decision 2012/35/CFSP of 23 January 2012 (1), and in Annex VIII to Council Regulation (EU) No 961/2010, as implemented by Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 54/2012 of 23 January 2012 (2).

The Council of the European Union has decided that additional persons and entities should be included in the lists of persons and entities to which Articles 19(1)(b) and 20(1)(b) of Council Decision 2010/413/CFSP and Article 16(2) of Council Regulation (EU) No 961/2010 concerning restrictive measures against Iran apply.

The attention of the persons and entities concerned is drawn to the possibility of making an application to the competent authorities of the relevant Member State(s) as indicated in the web-sites in Annex V of the Regulation, in order to obtain an authorisation to use frozen funds for basic needs or specific payments (cf. Articles 17, 18 and 19 of the Regulation).

The persons and entities concerned may submit a request to the Council, together with supporting documentation, that the decision to include them on the abovementioned list should be reconsidered, to the following address:

Council of the European Union

General Secretariat

DG K Coordination Unit

Rue de la Loi/Wetstraat 175

1048 Bruxelles/Brussel

BELGIQUE/BELGIË

Attention is also drawn to the possibility for each person and entity concerned of challenging the Council's Decision before the General Court of the European Union, in accordance with the conditions laid down in Article 275, second paragraph, and Article 263, fourth and sixth paragraphs, of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union.


(1)  OJ L 19, 24.1.2012, p. 22.

(2)  OJ L 19, 24.1.2012, p. 1.