Australia to adopt human rights and corruption sanctions regimes

The Australian Government will adopt amendments to the Autonomous Sanctions Act 2011 to include new thematic human rights and corruption-based sanctions criteria, according to the government response to a December 2020 report which recommended the enactment of targeted sanctions legislation (see report and previous post). On 5 August 2021, Australian Minister of Foreign Affairs Marise Payne said that the amendments …

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