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United Nations Sanctions (Central African Republic) Regulation 2019 gazetted

  The Government today (May 31) gazetted the United Nations Sanctions (Central African Republic) Regulation 2019 (the 2019 Regulation), which came into operation today.

  "The 2019 Regulation implements sanctions against the Central African Republic as renewed by the United Nations Security Council under Resolution 2454," a Government spokesman said.

  The sanctions imposed under the 2019 Regulation include:

  • prohibition against the supply and carriage of arms or related materiel to the Central African Republic or connected persons;
  • 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 making available economic assets to certain persons or entities, or dealing with economic assets of such persons or entities; and
  • prohibition against entry into or transit through the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region by certain persons.

Ends/Friday, May 31, 2019
Issued at HKT 11:00