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United Nations Sanctions (Libya) Regulation 2019 and United Nations Sanctions (Libya) Regulation 2011 (Repeal) Regulation gazetted

     The Government today (March 29) gazetted the United Nations Sanctions (Libya) Regulation 2019 (the Regulation) and the United Nations Sanctions (Libya) Regulation 2011 (Repeal) Regulation (the Repeal Regulation), which came into operation today.

     "The Regulation implements all sanctions and exemptions imposed by the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Libya, including those extended by UNSC Resolution 2441, using modernised provisions to improve tidiness and readability of the legislation. Consequential to the making of the Regulation, the Repeal Regulation repeals the United Nations Sanctions (Libya) Regulation 2011," a government spokesperson said.  

     The sanctions implemented under the 2019 Somalia Regulation include:

  • prohibition against the supply and carriage of arms or related materiel to Libya or connected persons;

  • prohibition against the loading, transport or discharge of petroleum from Libya aboard certain ships until midnight on February 15, 2020;

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

  • prohibition against the procurement of arms or related materiel from Libya or connected persons;
  • prohibition against making available economic assets to certain persons or entities, or dealing with economic assets of such persons or entities;

  • prohibition against the engagement in any financial transactions related to petroleum from Libya aboard certain ships until midnight on February 15, 2020;

  • prohibition against the entry into or transit through the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) by certain persons;

  • prohibition against the provision of certain services to certain ships until midnight on February 15, 2020;

  • prohibition against the entry into the HKSAR by certain ships until midnight on February 15, 2020; and

  • prohibition against the taking off from, landing in and flying in the HKSAR of certain aircraft.

Ends/Friday, March 29, 2019
Issued at HKT 11:12