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United Nations Sanctions (Central African Republic) Regulation 2018 gazetted

  The Government today (June 8) gazetted the United Nations Sanctions (Central African Republic) Regulation 2018 (the 2018 Regulation), which came into operation today.

  "The 2018 Regulation implements sanctions against the Central African Republic as renewed by the United Nations Security Council under Resolution 2399," a Government spokesman said.

  The sanctions imposed under the 2018 Regulation include:

  • prohibition against the supply, sale, transfer or carriage of arms or related materiel to the Central African Republic or persons connected with the Central African Republic;

  • prohibition against the provision of assistance or training related to military activities or to the provision, maintenance or use of any arms or related materiel to persons connected with the Central African Republic;

  • prohibition against making available to certain persons or entities any funds or other financial assets or economic resources, or dealing with funds or other financial assets or economic resources of certain persons or entities; and

  • prohibition against entry into or transit through the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region by certain persons.

Ends/Friday, June 8, 2018
Issued at HKT 11:00