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Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018

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(1)Regulations under this Act may—

(a)make different provision for different purposes;

(b)confer functions on a prescribed person;

(c)confer jurisdiction on any court or tribunal.

(2)Regulations under this Act may make supplemental, incidental, consequential, transitional or saving provision, including—

(a)in the case of regulations under section 1 or 49, provision amending, repealing or revoking enactments (whenever passed or made), and

(b)in the case of regulations under section 1 which repeal or revoke an enactment, provision for persons designated by or under that enactment to be treated as persons designated under the regulations.

(3)Regulations under section 1 may amend the definition of “terrorist financing” in section 49(3) so as to remove any reference to a provision of regulations that is revoked by regulations under section 1.

(4)Regulations under section 1 may amend the definition of “terrorist financing” in section 49(3) so as to add a reference to a provision of regulations under section 1 that contains an offence, but only if—

(a)each purpose of the regulations containing the offence, as stated under section 1(3), is compliance with a UN obligation or other international obligation, or

(b)paragraph (a) does not apply but the report under section 2 in respect of the regulations containing the offence indicates that, in the opinion of the appropriate Minister making those regulations, the carrying out of a purpose stated in those regulations under section 1(3) would further the prevention of terrorism in the United Kingdom or elsewhere.

(5)Any power under this Act to make regulations is exercisable by statutory instrument.

(6)In this section “enactment” includes—

(a)an enactment contained in any Order in Council, order, rules, regulations or other instrument made under an Act,

(b)an enactment contained in, or in an instrument made under, an Act of the Scottish Parliament,

(c)an enactment contained in, or in an instrument made under, a Measure or Act of the National Assembly for Wales,

(d)an enactment contained in, or in an instrument made under, Northern Ireland legislation, and

(e)any retained direct EU legislation.

(7)In subsection (2)(b) the reference to persons “designated” by or under a repealed or revoked enactment includes, where the enactment is retained direct EU legislation, persons listed in or under that enactment.

(8)This section does not apply to regulations under—

(a)section 56 (regulations under section 1: transitory provision), or

(b)section 64 (commencement).

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