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Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018

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21Extra-territorial application

(1)Prohibitions or requirements may be imposed by or under regulations under section 1 in relation to—

(a)conduct in the United Kingdom or in the territorial sea by any person;

(b)conduct elsewhere, but only if the conduct is by a United Kingdom person.

(2)In subsection (1) “United Kingdom person” means—

(a)a United Kingdom national, or

(b)a body incorporated or constituted under the law of any part of the United Kingdom.

(3)For this purpose a United Kingdom national is an individual who is—

(a)a British citizen, a British overseas territories citizen, a British National (Overseas) or a British Overseas citizen,

(b)a person who under the British Nationality Act 1981 is a British subject, or

(c)a British protected person within the meaning of that Act.

(4)Her Majesty may by Order in Council provide for this section to have effect as if the list of persons in subsection (2) included a body incorporated or constituted under the law of any of the following named in the Order—

(a)any of the Channel Islands;

(b)the Isle of Man;

(c)any of the British overseas territories.

(5)In this section “conduct” includes acts and omissions.

(6)Nothing in this section limits the provision that may be made in regulations under section 1 by virtue of section 19 or 20.

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