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Compliance Assessment Checklist for Autonomous Sanctions:

 

List of Sanctions under Autonomous Sanctions Regulations 2011 and as amended in 2012 and Autonomous Sanctions Amendment Regulation 2012

As noted above, various provisions in the Regulations have since been specified a ‘sanction laws’.  The following is a list of the current sanctions which are in force as at October 2012. It is also worth noting that there is further sanction aimed at Iran under consideration and is likely to receive Royal Assent in 2013. This prohibits the supply of:

1.  Software for integrating industrial processes

The Regulations would prohibit the supply, sale or transfer to Iran of software for integrating industrial processes.  Subject to the decision of the Minister for Foreign Affairs, this could include:

Enterprise Resource Planning software, designed specifically for use in nuclear, military, gas, oil, navy, aviation, financial and construction industries: This software is used for financial accounting, management accounting, human resources, manufacturing, supply chain management, project management, customer relationship management, data services, or access control. 

2.  Sanctioned supply (regulation 4 & 12)

It is prohibited to directly or indirectly supply, sale or transfer of the following ‘export sanctioned goods’ to another person, which will have the effect of being used, or benefitting the relevant sanctioned country, as set out in the table below.

Country

Goods

Myanmar
(ex
Burma)

Items related to the creation, acquisition or development of infrastructure in one or more of the following sectors:

  • transport;
  • telecommunications
  • energy
  • the exploitation of oil, gas and mineral reserves in Crimea. 
Iran
  • Arms or related material.
  • Graphite of a kind specified by the Minister in an instrument under this regulation.
  • Raw metals of a kind specified by the Minister in an instrument under this regulation.
  • Semi‑finished metals of a kind specified by the Minister in an instrument under this regulation.
  • Software for integrating industrial processes, of a kind specified by the Minister in an instrument under this regulation.
  • RussiaArms or related material.

    Items suited to any of the following categories of exploration and production projects in Russia, including its Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf:

    • oil exploration and production in waters deeper than 150 metres;
    • oil exploration and production in the offshore area north of the Arctic Circle;
    • projects that have the potential to produce oil from resources located in shale formations by way of hydraulic fracturing (other than exploration and production through shale formations to locate or extract oil from non‑shale reservoirs).
    Sevastopol

    Items relating to the creation, acquisition or development of infrastructure in one or more of the following sectors:

    • transport;
    • telecommunications;
    • energy;
    • the exploitation of oil, gas and mineral reserves in Sevastopol. 
      Syria

    Arms or related material;

    • Equipment and technology for use in the construction or installation of new power plants for electricity, of a kind specified by the Minister  Autonomous Sanctions (Export Sanctioned Goods - Syria) Specification 2012;
    • Equipment and technology for the oil and gas industry, or the petrochemical industry, of a kind specified by the Minister in the Autonomous Sanctions (Export Sanctioned Goods - Syria) Specification 2012;
    • Newly printed or unissued Syrian denominated bank notes or newly minted or unissued Syrian denominated coinage;
    • Equipment, technology or software for the monitoring or interception of internet or telephone communications, of a kind specified by the Minister in the Autonomous Sanctions (Export Sanctioned Goods - Syria) Specification 2012;
    • Luxury goods of a kind specified by the Minister;
    • Gold, precious metals and diamonds (applies only to the sale, supply or transfer of such goods to the government of Syria or its public bodies, corporations or agencies, including persons, entities or bodies acting on their behalf or at their direction and entities or bodies owned or controlled by them); and
    • Designated goods of particular concern if destined for end-users in Syria. As designated by the Minister in the Autonomous Sanctions (Export Sanctioned Goods – Syria) Designation 2012.
    ZimbabweArms or related material

    The above goods are also export sanctioned goods for the purposes of s. 11 of the Customs (Prohibted Exports) Regulations 1958.  This means that it is prohibited to export the above goods if the immediate or final destination of the goods is, or is intended to be, the country for which they are export sanctioned goods.

    3.  Sanctioned Import (Regulation 4A & 12A)

    It is prohibited to import, purchase or transport the following 'import sanctioned goods' where these goods have originated in, or are exported from the relevant sanctioned country, as set out in the table below.

    CountryGoods
    Crimea
    • All goods
    Russia
    • Arms and related materials
    Sevastopol
    • All goods
    Syria
    • Specified crude oil,  petroleum and petrochemical products as specified by the Minister in the Autonomous Sanctions (Import Sanctioned Goods – Syria) Specification 2012; and
    • Gold, precious metals and diamonds (applies only to the import, purchase or transport of such goods from or for the government of Syria or its public bodies, corporations or agencies, including persons, entities or bodies acting on their behalf or at their direction and entities or bodies owned or controlled by them).
     

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