This UK Order (SI 2018/523) which further amends a 2009 Order, giving effect to certain aspects of further United Nations sanctions imposed against North Korea by UN SCR 2397 adopted on 22nd December.  This Order extends the offences related to carriage of goods to North Korea to include: industrial machinery, transportation vehicles, and iron, steel and others metals. It also extends the offences related to carriage of goods from North Korea to include: earth and stone, including magnesite and magnesia; food and agricultural products; machinery and electrical equipment; ships, boats and floating structures; and wood.  This Order adds offences of providing classification services to, or knowingly registering or maintaining on the register, a ship that the person committing the offence has reasonable grounds to believe was involved in activities, or the transport of items, prohibited by relevant UN SCR.  It also adds an offence of knowingly obtaining or transferring, directly or indirectly, fishing rights from North Korea.

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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