These Regulations make provision relating to the enforcement of EU Regulation 2019/1716/EU of 14th October concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Nicaragua.  It includes licensing and penalty provisions.  However, to date no person or entity has been designated under the EU Regulation. The sanctions measures include travel restrictions and freezing of funds and economic resources of persons responsible for serious human rights violations or abuses or for the repression of civil society and democratic opposition in Nicaragua, as well as persons whose actions, policies or activities otherwise undermine democracy and the rule of law in Nicaragua, and persons associated with them.

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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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