The Burundi (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 2019/1142
Year2019
(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Burundi (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019.(2) These Regulations come into force in accordance with regulations made by the Secretary of State under section 56 of the Act.
  • In these Regulations—
  • (1) A United Kingdom person may contravene a relevant prohibition by conduct wholly or partly outside the United Kingdom.(2) Any person may contravene a relevant prohibition by conduct in the territorial sea.by regulation 9(2) (confidential information) ,by Part 3 (finance) , orby a condition of a Treasury licence.(4) A United Kingdom person may comply, or fail to comply, with a relevant requirement by conduct wholly or partly outside the United Kingdom.(5) Any person may comply, or fail to comply, with a relevant requirement by conduct in the territorial sea.by or under Part 6 (information and records) , or by reason of a request made under a power conferred by that Part, orby a condition of a Treasury licence.(7) Nothing in this regulation is to be taken to prevent a relevant prohibition or a relevant requirement from applying to conduct (by any person) in the United Kingdom.
  • respect democratic principles and institutions, the rule of law and good governance in Burundi;
  • participate in negotiations with its political opponents in good faith to bring about a peaceful solution to the political situation in Burundi;
  • refrain from policies or activities which repress civil society in Burundi;
  • the right to life of persons in Burundi;
  • the right of persons not to be subjected to torture or cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment in Burundi, including in the context of rape, other forms of sexual violence and gender based violence;
  • the right to liberty and security of persons in Burundi, including freedom from arbitrary arrest, detention or enforced disappearance;
  • the rights of journalists, human rights defenders and other persons in Burundi, to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly.
  • regulations 11 to 15 (finance) ; andregulation 17 (immigration) .(2) The Secretary of State may designate different persons for the purposes of F35different provisions mentioned in paragraph (1) .has reasonable grounds to suspect that that person is an involved person, andthe purposes stated in regulation 4, andthe likely significant effects of the designation on that person (as they appear to the Secretary of State to be on the basis of the information that the Secretary of State has) .the commission of a serious human rights violation or abuse in Burundi;obstructing the search for a peaceful solution to the political situation in Burundi;the repression of civil society and democratic opposition in Burundi;actions, policies or activities which undermine democracy, the rule of law or good governance in Burundi;is owned or controlled directly or indirectly (within the meaning of regulation 7) by a person who is or has been so involved,is acting on behalf of or at the direction of a person who is or has been so involved, oris a member of, or associated with, a person who is or has been so involved.being responsible for, engaging in,

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