(Acts adopted under the EU Treaty)
ACTS ADOPTED UNDER TITLE V OF THE EU TREATY
COUNCIL COMMON POSITION 2009/615/CFSPof 13 August 2009amending Common Position 2006/318/CFSP renewing restrictive measures against Burma/Myanmar
THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,
Having regard to the Treaty on European Union, and inparticular Article 15 thereof,Whereas:
On 27 April 2006, the Council adopted CommonPosition 2006/318/CFSP renewing restrictive measuresagainst Burma/Myanmar (
Council Common Position 2009/351/CFSP (
) of 27 April 2009 extended until 30 April 2010 therestrictive measures imposed by Common Position2006/318/CFSP.
On 11 August 2009, the European Union condemnedthe verdict against Daw Aung San Suu Kyi andannounced that it will respond with additional targetedrestrictive measures.
In view of the gravity of the violation of the fundamentalrights of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the Council considers itappropriate to include the members of the judiciary responsible for the verdict in the list of persons andentities subject to a travel ban and to an asset freezeset out in Annex II to Common Position2006/318/CFSP.
Moreover, the Council considers it necessary to amendthe lists of persons and entities subject to the restrictivemeasures in order to extend the assets freeze to enter
prises that are owned or controlled by members of theregime in Burma/Myanmar or by persons or entitiesassociated with them,
HAS ADOPTED THIS COMMON POSITION:
Annexes II and III to Common Position 2006/318/CFSP shall be replaced by the texts of Annexes I and II to this CommonPosition.
This Common Position shall take effect on the date of itsadoption.
This Common Position shall be published in the
Official Journalof the European Union
.Done at Brussels, 13 August 2009.
For the CouncilThe President
L 210/38 Official Journal of the European Union 14.8.2009
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) OJ L 108, 29.4.2009, p. 54.