RBA Media Release

MEDIA RELEASE - Changes to financial sanctions, 2 September.

The Reserve Bank took action at the direction of the Commonwealth Government under the Banking (Foreign Exchange) Regulations 1959 on 3 October, 17 October and 9 November 2001 to prohibit transactions involving persons or entities identified by the United Nations and United States as being linked to terrorism.

These measures have now been superseded by the Charter of the United Nations (Anti-terrorism Measures) Regulations 2001, made