These new Regulations add new trade sanctions to Part 5 (Trade) of the 2019 Regulations.  The changes include amendments to require providers of social media services, internet access services (ISP) and application stores to take reasonable steps to prevent their users in the UK from encountering or accessing online content generated by designated persons, and the Secretary of State is provided with a new power to designate a person for the purposes of this measure.  Another provision confers on OFCOM the power to request a person to provide information for the purpose of monitoring compliance with or detecting evasion of the new measures, and gives OFCOM the power to impose civil monetary penalties of up to £1,000,000,

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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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