SANCTIONS: EU COMMISSION GUIDANCE NOTE ON THE PROVISION OF HUMANITARIAN AID TO FIGHT THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC IN CERTAIN ENVIRONMENTS SUBJECT TO EU SANCTIONS

On 1 October, the EU published guidance which states that EU sanctions are not meant to stand in the way nor impede the supply of humanitarian aid.  Any action not explicitly prohibited under EU sanctions is considered permitted, unless otherwise stated by a national competent authority.  Over-compliance should not lead to undermining the provision of humanitarian aid.

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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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