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6.—(1) A person who contravenes—
(a)Article 7(1)(b) (prohibition on provision to Burma of financial assistance related to military activities etc.);
(b)Article 7(2)(b) (prohibition on provision to Burma of financial assistance related to Annex II items); or
(c)Article 7(3) (prohibition on provision to certain entities in Burma of financial assistance related to Annex III items)
of the Regulation commits an offence unless Article 7(6) (defence that person did not know of and had no reasonable cause to suspect infringement) of the Regulation applies.
(2) A person who is knowingly concerned in an activity prohibited by Article 7(1)(b), (2)(b) or (3) of the Regulation with intent to evade the prohibition in that Article commits an offence and may be arrested.
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