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United Nations Sanctions (Democratic Republic of the Congo) Regulation 2018 gazetted

     The Government today (December 21) gazetted the United Nations Sanctions (Democratic Republic of the Congo) Regulation 2018 (the Regulation), which came into operation today.

     "The Regulation implements sanctions against the Democratic Republic of the Congo imposed by the United Nations Security Council Resolution 2424," a government spokesman said.

     The sanctions implemented under the Regulation include:

  • prohibition against the supply, sale, transfer or carriage of any arms or related materiel to persons operating in the territory of the Democratic Republic of the Congo;
  • prohibition against the provision of any assistance, advice or training related to military activities to persons operating in the territory of the Democratic Republic of the Congo;
  • prohibition against making available to certain persons or entities any economic assets, or dealing with economic assets of such persons or entities; and
  • prohibition against the entry into or transit through the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region by certain persons.

Ends/Friday, December 21, 2018 
Issued at HKT 11:00