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Zimbabwe OFAC Sanctions

Summary

Executive Order 13391 prohibits U.S. persons, wherever located, or anyone in the United States from engaging in any transactions with any person, entity or organization found to: 1) be undermining democratic institutions and processes in Zimbabwe; 2) have materially assisted, sponsored, or provided financial, material, or technological support to these entities; 3) be or have been an immediate family member of a sanctions target; or 4) be owned, controlled or acting on behalf of a sanctions target. Persons, entities and organizations referenced in Annex A of the Executive Order are all incorporated into OFAC's list of Specially Designated Nationals. Prohibited transactions include, but are not limited to, exports (direct and indirect), imports (direct and indirect), trade brokering, financing and facilitation, as well as most financial transactions.

Zimbabwe Sanctions: Executive Orders

  • 13469 Blocking Property of Additional Persons Undermining Democratic Processes or Institutions in Zimbabwe (July 25, 2008)
  • 13391 Blocking Property of Additional Persons Undermining Democratic Processes or Institutions in Zimbabwe (Effective Date—November 23, 2005)
  • 13288 Blocking Property of Persons Undermining Democratic Processes or Institutions in Zimbabwe (Effective Date—March 7, 2003)

Zimbabwe Sanctions: Statutes

  • International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA), 50 U.S.C. §§ 1701-1706
  • National Emergencies Act (NEA), 50 U.S.C. §§ 1601-1651

Zimbabwe Sanctions: Code of Federal Regulations

  • 31 CFR Part 541—Zimbabwe Sanctions Regulations

Zimbabwe Sanctions: Federal Register Notices

  • 79 FR 39312-14—Final Rule in the Federal Register Amending the Zimbabwe Sanctions Regulations
  • 71 FR 29251-06 Revisions to IEEPA made by the Combating Terrorism Financing Act of 2005
  • 69 FR 45246-04 New regulations to implement Executive Order 13288

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