UK publishes regulations on international counter-terrorism sanctions and Guinea-Bissau

The Government has made two regulations under the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 relating to international counter-terrorism and the Republic of Guinea-Bissau.

·        The Counter-Terrorism (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/577 and Explanatory Memorandum.

·        The Republic of Guinea-Bissau (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/554 and Explanatory Memorandum.

The guidance states that these regulations will apply after EU exit (currently 29 March 2019) if the UK leaves the EU without a deal, and that they may be updated if a deal is agreed. Guidance here

The UK has now published post-Brexit regulations on the following states: Burma, Iran (Human Rights), Iran (nuclear), ISIL (Da’esh), Venezuela, the DRC, South Sudan and North Korea. See UK Guidance.

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Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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