[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 12 (Thursday, January 19, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Page 2777]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-960]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Office of Foreign Assets Control


Unblocking of One Specially Designated National or Blocked Person 
Pursuant to Executive Order 13315, as Amended

AGENCY: Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control 
(``OFAC'') is publishing the name of an individual whose property and 
interests in property have been unblocked pursuant to Executive Order 
13315 of August 28, 2003, ``Blocking Property of the Former Iraqi 
Regime, Its Senior Officials and Their Family Members, and Taking 
Certain Other Actions,'' as amended by Executive Order 13350 of July 
30, 2004.

DATES: The removal of this individual from the SDN List is effective as 
of January 10, 2012.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Assistant Director, Compliance 
Outreach & Implementation, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Department 
of the Treasury, Washington, DC 20220, tel.: (202) 622-2490.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Electronic and Facsimile Availability

    The SDN List and additional information concerning OFAC are 
available from OFAC's web site (www.treasury.gov/ofac). Certain general 
information pertaining to OFAC's sanctions programs also is available 
via facsimile through a 24-hour fax-on-demand service, tel.: (202) 622-
0077.

Background

    On August 28, 2003, the President issued Executive Order 13315 (the 
``Order'') pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, 
50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq., the National Emergencies Act, 50 U.S.C. 1601 et 
seq., section 5 of the United Nations Participation Act, as amended, 22 
U.S.C. 287c, section 301 of title 3, United States Code, and in view of 
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1483 of May 22, 2003. In the 
Order, the President expanded the scope of the national emergency 
declared in Executive Order 13303 of May 22, 2003, to address the 
unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security and foreign 
policy of the United States posed by obstacles to the orderly 
reconstruction of Iraq, the restoration and maintenance of peace and 
security in that country, and the development of political, 
administrative, and economic institutions in Iraq. The Order blocks the 
property and interests in property of, inter alia, persons listed on 
the Annex to the Order.
    On July 30, 2004, the President issued Executive Order 13350, 
which, inter alia, replaced the Annex to Executive Order 13315 with a 
new Annex that included the names of individuals and entities, 
including individuals and entities that had previously been designated 
under Executive Order 12722 and related authorities.
    The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control 
has determined that the individual identified below, whose property and 
interests in property were blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13315, 
as amended, should be removed from the SDN List.
    The following designation is removed from the SDN List:

AL-HABOBI, Dr. Safa Haji J (a.k.a. AL-HABOBI, Dr. Safa; a.k.a. AL-
HABUBI, Dr. Safa Hadi Jawad; a.k.a. HABUBI, Dr. Safa Hadi Jawad; a.k.a. 
HABUBI, Dr. Safa Jawad; a.k.a. JAWAD, Dr. Safa Hadi), Flat 4D Thorney 
Court, Palace Gate, Kensington, United Kingdom; Iraq; DOB 01 Jul 1946; 
Former Minister of Oil (individual) [IRAQ2]

    The removal of this individual's name from the SDN List is 
effective as of January 10, 2012. All property and interests in 
property of the individual that are in or hereafter come within the 
United States or the possession or control of United States persons are 
now unblocked.

    Dated: January 9, 2012.
Adam J. Szubin,
Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control.
[FR Doc. 2012-960 Filed 1-18-12; 8:45 am]
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