UK AMENDS 23 ENTRIES ON MYANMAR SANCTIONS LIST

On 29 April, a Notice from HM Treasury advised that, following the enactment of the new Regulations below, 23 sanctioned entities have had their listing amended.

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/982603/Notice_Myanmar_290421.pdf

UK: MYANMAR (SANCTIONS) REGULATIONS 2021

On 29 April, the UK published these Regulations which revoke 2019 regulations, are made under the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 to establish a sanctions regime in relation to Myanmar for the purposes of: promoting the peace, stability and security of Myanmar; promoting respect for democracy, the rule of law and good governance in Myanmar; discouraging actions, policies or activities which repress the civilian population in Myanmar; and promoting compliance with international human rights law and respect for human rights in Myanmar. 

https://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2021/496/contents/made

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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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