GIBRALTAR CHANGED ITS SANCTIONS LAWS TO IMPOUND IRANIAN SHIP

On 22nd July, The Times claimed that Gibraltar updated its sanctions enforcement regulations just 36 hours before Royal Marines impounded the Iranian tanker Grace 1, when it stopped for supplies in the territory.  It says that the legal changes suggest both that the operation was meticulously planned and that the authorities feared it would need a clearer legal basis.

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/gibraltar-changed-its-sanctions-laws-to-impound-iranian-ship-lc5vm59bh

 

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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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