TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA EXTRAORDINARY PART-II, SECTION-3, SUB SECTION (II)
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
NOTIFICATION NO. 14/2015-2020, Dated: June 30, 2015
Subject: Prohibition on Trade with the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant [ISIL], Al Nusrah Front [ANF] and other individuals / groups associated with Al Qaida.
In exercise of powers conferred by Section 3 of FT(D&R) Act, 1992, read with paragraph 1.02 and 2.01 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-2020, the Central Government hereby modifies the description of heading after para 2.15 of FTP and introduces a new para numbered 2.16 A in the Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20 as under:
2. The Heading after para 2.15 of FTP is revised from Prohibitions (Country and Product Specific) to Prohibitions (Country, Organisations, Groups, Individuals etc. and Product Specific).
3. 2.16A: Prohibition on Trade with the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant [ISIL, also known as Daesh], Al Nusrah Front [ANF] and other individuals, groups, undertakings and entities associated with Al Qaida.
In compliance with United Nations Security Council Resolution No. 2199  (full text of the Resolution is available at http://www.un.org/press/en/2015/sc11775.doc.htm), trade in oil and refined oil products, modular refineries and related materials, besides items of cultural (including antiquities), scientific and religious importance is prohibited with the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant [ISIL], Al Nusrah Front [ANF] and other individuals, groups, undertakings and entities associated, directly or indirectly, with Al Qaida.
2. Effect of this Notification:
Trade with ISIL and related terrorist organisations in oil and oil products (hydrocarbons) and items of cultural, scientific and religious importance is Prohibited.
File No: 01/93/180/38/AM-14/PC-(2B)
Director General of Foreign Trade