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Statutory Instruments

2019 No. 855

Exiting The European Union

Sanctions

The Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

Made

10th April 2019

Laid before Parliament

11th April 2019

Coming into force in accordance with regulation 1(2) and (3)

The Secretary of State M1, in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 1(1)(c) and (3)(b), 3(1)(a), (b)(ii) and (iii), (c)(ii) and (iii), (d), (e)(iii), (g)(iii), (2)(b) and (c), 4, 5, 7(2) and (5), 9(2)(a), 10(2)(a) and (c), (3) and (4), 11(2) to (9), 15(2)(a) and (b), (3), (4)(b), (5) and (6), 16, 17(2) to (9), 19, 20, 21(1), 54(1) and (2)(a), 62(4) to (6) of, and paragraphs 2(a)(iii) and (b), 3(a) and (b), 4(a)(iii), (b) and (c), 5(a)(ii) and (iii) and (b), 6(a)(ii) and (iii) and (b), 7(a)(iii) and (b), 9, 10(b), 11(a)(ii) and (iii), 13(a), (b), (c), (g), (h), (i), (k), (l), (m), (n), (p), (q), (t), (v) and (w), 14(a), (e), (f) and (k), 17, 19 to 23 and 27 of Schedule 1 to, the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 M2, and having decided, upon consideration of the matters set out in section 2(2) of that Act, that it is appropriate to do so, makes the following Regulations:

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1Regulations extended (British overseas territories) (with modifications) (31.12.2020 immediately after both S.I. 2020/590 and S.I. 2020/951 have come into force) by The Russia (Sanctions) (Overseas Territories) Order 2020 (S.I. 2020/1571), arts. 1(1), 2, Schs. 1, 2 (as amended: (11.3.2021) by S.I. 2021/288, arts. 1(1), 2(2); (14.4.2022) by S.I. 2022/453, arts. 1(1), 3-38; (20.7.2022) by S.I. 2022/843, arts. 1(1), 3; (10.11.2022) by S.I. 2022/1167, arts. 1(1), 3-17; (15.12.2022) by S.I. 2022/1338, arts. 1(1), 3-10; (9.3.2023) by S.I. 2023/291, arts. 1(1), 3-9; (20.7.2023) by S.I. 2023/846, arts. 1(1), 3, 5-22; (30.9.2023) by S.I. 2023/846, arts. 1(2), 4; and (14.3.2024) by S.I. 2024/370, arts. 1, 3-13)

Marginal Citations

M1The power to make regulations under Part 1 of the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 is conferred on an “appropriate Minister”. Section 1(9)(a) of the Act defines an “appropriate Minister” as including the Secretary of State.

PART 1U.K.General

Citation and commencementU.K.

1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019.

(2) Subject to paragraph (3), these Regulations come into force on exit day.

(3) The following provisions of these Regulations come into force on the day after the day on which the Regulations are made—

(a)this regulation;

(b)regulation 2 (interpretation);

(c)regulation 4 (purposes);

(d)Part 2;

(e)Schedule 1 (rules for interpretation of regulations 7(2) and 16(7)).

Commencement Information

I1Reg. 1 in force at 11.4.2019, see reg. 1(3)(a)

InterpretationU.K.

2.  In these Regulations—

the Act” means the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018;

[F1aircraft licence” means a licence under regulation 65A;]

arrangement” includes any agreement, understanding, scheme, transaction or series of transactions, whether or not legally enforceable (but see paragraph 12 of Schedule 1 for the meaning of that term in that Schedule);

CEMA” means the Customs and Excise Management Act 1979 M3;

the Commissioners” means the Commissioners for Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs;

conduct” includes acts and omissions;

Crimea” means the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol;

[F2director disqualification licence” means a licence under regulation 64A;]

document” includes information recorded in any form and, in relation to information recorded otherwise than in legible form, references to its production include producing a copy of the information in legible form;

the EU Russia Regulations” means the following, as they have effect in EU law—

(a)

Council Regulation (EU) No 269/2014 of 17 March 2014 (concerning restrictive measures in respect of actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine) M4,

(b)

Council Regulation (EU) No 692/2014 of 23 June 2014 (concerning restrictive measures in response to the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol) M5, and

(c)

Council Regulation (EU) No 833/2014 of 31 July 2014 (concerning restrictive measures in view of Russia's actions destabilising the situation in Ukraine) M6;

F3...

[F4non-government controlled areas of the Donetsk, Kherson Luhansk and Zaporizhzhia oblasts” means the parts of the Donetsk, Kherson, Luhansk and Zaporizhzhia oblasts which are for the time being controlled by an authority other than the Government of Ukraine;]

[F5non-government controlled Ukrainian territory” means Crimea and non-government controlled areas of the Donetsk, Kherson, Luhansk and Zaporizhzhia oblasts;]

[F6OFCOM” means the Office of Communications;]

trade licence” means a licence under regulation 65;

Treasury licence” means a licence under regulation 64(1); the “Ukraine Financial Sanctions Regulations” means—

(a)

The Ukraine (European Union Financial Sanctions) (No.2) Regulations 2014 M7, and

(b)

The Ukraine (European Union Financial Sanctions) (No.3) Regulations 2014 M8;

United Kingdom person” has the same meaning as in section 21 of the Act;

working day” means any day other than—

(a)

Saturday or Sunday,

(b)

Christmas Day or Good Friday, or

(c)

a day which is a bank holiday under the Banking and Financial Dealings Act 1971 in any part of the United Kingdom.

Textual Amendments

Commencement Information

I2Reg. 2 in force at 11.4.2019, see reg. 1(3)(b)

Marginal Citations

M31979 c.2. Amendments have been made to this Act and are cited, where relevant, in respect of the applicable regulations.

M4OJ L 78, 17.3.2014, p. 6–15.

M5OJ L 183 24.6.2014, p. 9.

M6OJ L 229, 31.7.2014, p. 1–11.

M7S.I. 2014/693, as modified by the Wales Act 2014 (c.29), section 4(4)(a) and amended by S.I. 2017/560, S.I. 2017/754 and S.I. 2018/682 and as prospectively amended by S.I. 2018/1149.

M8S.I. 2014/2054, as amended by S.I. 2014/2445, S.I. 2014/3230, S.I. 2017/560, S.I. 2017/754, 2018/682 and as prospectively amended by S.I. 2018/1149.

Application of prohibitions and requirements outside the United KingdomU.K.

3.—(1) A United Kingdom person may contravene a relevant prohibition by conduct wholly or partly outside the United Kingdom.

(2) Any person may contravene a relevant prohibition by conduct in the territorial sea.

(3) In this regulation a “relevant prohibition” means any prohibition imposed—

(a)by regulation 9(2) [F7or 9B(2)] (confidential information),

(b)by Part 3 (Finance),

(c)by Part 5 (Trade),

[F8(d) under Part 6 (Ships),]

[F9(da)by regulation 57L(6) (disclosure of confidential information), or]

(e)by a condition of a Treasury licence or a trade licence.

(4) A United Kingdom person may comply, or fail to comply, with a relevant requirement by conduct wholly or partly outside the United Kingdom.

(5) Any person may comply, or fail to comply, with a relevant requirement [F10or a requirement imposed by a direction under regulation 57J(3) (direction by air traffic control to operator or pilot of Russian aircraft),] [F11or a requirement imposed by a condition of an aircraft licence,] by conduct in the territorial sea.

(6) In this regulation a “relevant requirement” means any requirement imposed—

(a)by or under Part 8 (Information and records), or by reason of a request made under a power conferred by [F12that Part,]

(b)by a condition of a Treasury licence or a [F13trade licence, or]

[F14(c)by a direction under regulation 57C (movement of ships).]

(7) Nothing in this regulation is to be taken to prevent a relevant prohibition or a relevant requirement from applying to conduct (by any person) in the United Kingdom.

PurposesU.K.

4.  The regulations contained in this instrument that are made under section 1 of the Act are for the purposes of [F15]

[F16(a)]encouraging Russia to cease actions destabilising Ukraine or undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty or independence of Ukraine.

[F17(b)promoting the payment of compensation by Russia for damage, loss or injury suffered by Ukraine on or after 24th February 2022 as a result of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.]

PART 2U.K.Designation of persons

Power to designate personsU.K.

5.—(1) The Secretary of State may designate persons by name for the purposes of any of the following—

(a)regulations 11 to 15 (asset-freeze etc.);

[F18(aa)regulation 17A [F19(corresponding banking relationships and processing payments)];]

[F20(ab)regulation 18C (trust services);]

[F21(ac)regulation 19B (director disqualification sanctions);]

(b)regulation 20 [F22(immigration);]

[F23(bza)regulation 46A (technical assistance relating to aircraft and ships);]

[F24(bzb)regulation 54A (internet services);]

[F25(ba)regulations 57A and 57C to 57E [F26(ships: prohibition on port entry etc.);]]

[F27(bb)regulations 57J and 57M (aircraft).]

[F28(1A) The Secretary of State may provide that persons of a description specified by the Secretary of State are designated persons for the purposes of any of the following—

(a)regulations 11 to 15 (asset-freeze etc.);

(b)regulation 17A [F29(corresponding banking relationships and processing payments)];

[F30(ba)regulation 18C (trust services);]

(c)regulation 20 (immigration);

(d)regulation 46A (technical assistance relating to aircraft and ships);

[F31(da)regulation 54A (internet services);]

(e)regulations 57A and 57C to 57E (ships: prohibition on port entry etc.);

(f)regulations 57J and 57M (aircraft).]

(2) The Secretary of State may designate different persons for the purposes of different provisions mentioned in paragraph (1) [F32or (1A)].

[F33(3) For the purposes of these Regulations, persons “designated under regulation 5” for the purpose of a particular regulation means—

(a)persons who are designated by name under paragraph (1) for the purposes of that particular regulation, and

(b)where the Secretary of State makes provision under paragraph (1A) that persons of a specified description are designated persons for the purposes of that particular regulation, persons of that description.]

Textual Amendments

Commencement Information

I5Reg. 5 in force at 11.4.2019, see reg. 1(3)(d)

Designation criteriaU.K.

[F346.(1) The Secretary of State may not designate a person under regulation 5 (power to designate persons) unless the Secretary of State—

(a)has reasonable grounds to suspect that that person is an involved person, and

(b)considers that the designation of that person is appropriate, having regard to—

(i)the purposes stated in regulation 4 (purposes), and

(ii)the likely significant effects of the designation on that person (as they appear to the Secretary of State to be on the basis of the information that the Secretary of State has).

(2) In this regulation, an “involved person” means a person who—

(a)is or has been involved in—

(i)destabilising Ukraine or undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty or independence of Ukraine, or

(ii)obtaining a benefit from or supporting the Government of Russia,

(b)is owned or controlled directly or indirectly (within the meaning of regulation 7) by a person who is or has been so involved,

(c)is acting on behalf of or at the direction of a person who is or has been so involved, or

(d)is a member of, or associated with, a person who is or has been so involved.

(3) For the purposes of this regulation, a person is “involved in destabilising Ukraine or undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty or independence of Ukraine” if—

(a)the person is responsible for, engages in, provides support for, or promotes any policy or action which destabilises Ukraine or undermines or threatens the territorial integrity, sovereignty or independence of Ukraine;

(b)the person provides financial services, or makes available funds, economic resources, goods or technology, that could contribute to destabilising Ukraine or undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty or independence of Ukraine;

(c)the person provides financial services, or makes available funds, economic resources, goods or technology, to—

(i)a person who is responsible for a policy or action which falls within sub-paragraph (a), or

(ii)a person who provides financial services, or makes available funds, economic resources, goods or technology, as mentioned in sub-paragraph (b);

(d)the person obstructs the work of international organisations in Ukraine;

(e)the person conducts business with a separatist group in the Donbas region;

(f)the person is a relevant person trading or operating in [F35non-government controlled Ukrainian territory];

(g)the person assists the contravention or circumvention of a relevant provision;

[F36(h)the person owns or controls directly or indirectly (within the meaning of regulation 7), or is working as a director (whether executive or non-executive), trustee, or other manager or equivalent of, a person, other than an individual, which falls within sub-paragraphs (a) to (g);

(i)the person holds the right, directly or indirectly, to nominate at least one director (whether executive or non-executive), trustee or equivalent of a person, other than an individual, which falls within sub-paragraphs (a) to (g).]

(4) For the purposes of this regulation, being “involved in obtaining a benefit from or supporting the Government of Russia” means—

(a)carrying on business as a Government of Russia-affiliated entity;

(b)carrying on business of economic significance to the Government of Russia;

(c)carrying on business in a sector of strategic significance to the Government of Russia;

(d)owning or controlling directly or indirectly (within the meaning of regulation 7), or working as a director (whether executive or non-executive), trustee, [F37or other manager] or equivalent, of—

(i)a Government of Russia-affiliated entity;

(ii)a person, other than an individual, which falls within sub-paragraph (b) or (c) [F38;]

[F39(e)holding the right, directly or indirectly, to nominate at least one director (whether executive or non-executive), trustee or equivalent of—

(i)a Government of Russia-affiliated entity, or

(ii)a person, other than an individual, which falls within sub-paragraph (b) or (c);]

[F40(f)providing financial services, or making available funds, economic resources, goods or technology, to a person who falls within sub-paragraphs (a) to (e).]

[F41(4A) For the purposes of this regulation, a person is involved in “destabilising Ukraine or undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty or independence of Ukraine” or “obtaining a benefit from or supporting the Government of Russia” if they work for, or are affiliated to, the Government of Russia, as—

(a)an aide or adviser to the President of the Russian Federation,

(b)a head or deputy-head of any public body, federal agency or service subordinate to the President of the Russian Federation, including the Administration of the President of the Russian Federation,

(c)a member of the Security Council of the Russian Federation, its Secretary or any of its Deputy Secretaries,

(d)the Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation or any deputy of the Chairman,

(e)a Minister or Deputy Minister of any Ministry of the Russian Federation,

(f)a Governor or member of the Board of Directors of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation,

(g)a Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy to a Federal District, or a regional Governor or Deputy Governor or equivalent,

(h)a head or deputy head of any other public body or agency of the Government of the Russian Federation,

(i)a member of the armed forces or law-enforcement organs of the Russian Federation of the rank of colonel, or equivalent, or higher,

(j)a member of the Russian security and intelligence services of the rank of colonel, or equivalent, or higher,

(k)a vice president, or equivalent position or higher, of a Government of Russia-affiliated entity, F42...

(l)a director or manager, or equivalent position or higher, of a [F43Government of Russia-affiliated entity, or]]

[F44(m)a person providing financial services, or making available funds, economic resources, goods or technology, to a person who falls within sub-paragraphs (a) to (l).]

(5) In paragraph (3)(f), a person (“P”) is a “relevant person” if—

(a)P is not an individual, and

(b)the ownership or control of P has been transferred contrary to the law of Ukraine;

[F45(6) In paragraph (2)(d), being “associated with” a person includes—

(a)obtaining a financial benefit or other material benefit from that person;

(b)being an immediate family member of that person.]

(7) In this regulation—

Government of Russia” means—

(a)

the Presidency of the Russian Federation;

(b)

public bodies and agencies subordinate to the President of the Russian Federation, including the Administration of the President of the Russian Federation;

(c)

the Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation and the deputies of the Chairman of the Government;

(d)

any Ministry of the Russian Federation;

(e)

any other public body or agency of the Government of the Russian Federation, including the armed forces and law-enforcement organs of the Russian Federation;

(f)

the Central Bank of the Russian Federation;

Government of Russia-affiliated entity” means a person, other than an individual—

(a)

which is owned or controlled directly or indirectly by the Government of Russia (within the meaning of regulation 7),

(b)

in which the Government of Russia holds directly or indirectly a minority interest,

(c)

which receives, or has received, financing, directly or indirectly, from the Russian Direct Investment Fund or the National Wealth Fund, or

(d)

which otherwise obtains a financial benefit or other material benefit from the Government of Russia;

[F46immediate family member” means—

(a)

a wife or husband;

(b)

a civil partner;

(c)

a parent or step-parent;

(d)

a child or step-child;

(e)

a sibling or step-sibling;

(f)

a niece or nephew;

(g)

an aunt or uncle;

(h)

a grandparent;

(i)

a grandchild.]

minority interest” means any shareholding, voting right or right to appoint or remove members of the board of directors which does not meet the condition set out in regulation 7(2);

relevant provision” means—

(a)

any provision of Part 3 (Finance) or Part 5 (Trade);

(b)

any provision of the law of a country other than the United Kingdom made for purposes corresponding to a purpose of any provision of Part 3 or Part 5;

sector of strategic significance to the Government of Russia” means—

(a)

the Russian chemicals sector;

(b)

the Russian construction sector;

(c)

the Russian defence sector;

(d)

the Russian electronics sector;

(e)

the Russian energy sector;

(f)

the Russian extractives sector;

(g)

the Russian financial services sector.

(h)

the Russian information, communications and digital technologies sector;

(i)

the Russian transport sector.

(8) Nothing in any sub-paragraph of paragraph (3) or (4) is to be taken to limit the meaning of any of the other sub-paragraphs of that paragraph.]

Textual Amendments

[F47Conditions for the designation of persons by descriptionU.K.

6A.(1) The Secretary of State may choose whether persons mentioned in regulation 5(1A) (power to designate persons by description) are designated persons under—

(a)the standard procedure, or

(b)the urgent procedure.

(2) Paragraph (3) applies where the Secretary of State chooses that persons mentioned in regulation 5(1A) are designated persons under the standard procedure.

(3) The Secretary of State may not provide that persons of a specified description are designated persons under regulation 5(1A) except where conditions A and C are met.

(4) Paragraphs (5) to (7) apply where the Secretary of State chooses that persons mentioned in regulation 5(1A) are designated persons under the urgent procedure.

(5) The Secretary of State may provide that persons of a specified description are designated persons where condition C is not met, but conditions A, D and E are met.

(6) The persons of the specified description cease to be designated persons at the end of the period of 56 days beginning with the day following the day on which the persons became designated persons unless, within that period, the Secretary of State certifies that—

(a)conditions A and C are met, or

(b)conditions A, D and E continue to be met.

(7) Where the Secretary of State makes a certification under paragraph (6)(b), the designation ceases to have effect at the end of the period of 56 days beginning with the day immediately following the period mentioned in paragraph (6), unless within that period the Secretary of State certifies that conditions A and C are met.

(8) Condition A is that the description of persons specified is such that a reasonable person would know whether that person fell within it.

(9) Condition C is that the Secretary of State has reasonable grounds to suspect—

(a)in a case where the specified description is members of a particular organisation, that the organisation is an involved person, or

(b)in the case of any other specified description, that any person falling within that description would necessarily be an involved person.

(10) Condition D is that the description of persons specified is of persons (or some persons) to which, or in relation to which, relevant provision (whenever made) applies under the law of—

(a)the United States of America;

(b)the European Union;

(c)Australia;

(d)Canada.

(11) Condition E is that the Secretary of State considers that it is in the public interest to provide that persons of a specified description are designated persons under the urgent procedure.

(12) For the purposes of Condition D, “relevant provision” is provision that the Secretary of State considers—

(a)corresponds, or is similar, to the type of sanction or sanctions in these Regulations, or

(b)is made for purposes corresponding, or similar, to any purpose of any type of sanction or sanctions in these Regulations.

(13) In this regulation—

involved person” has the meaning given in regulation 6 (designation criteria);

organisation” includes any body, association or combination of persons.]

Meaning of “owned or controlled directly or indirectly”U.K.

7.—(1) A person who is not an individual (“C”) is “owned or controlled directly or indirectly” by another person (“P”) if either of the following two conditions is met (or both are met).

(2) The first condition is that P—

(a)holds directly or indirectly more than 50% of the shares in C,

(b)holds directly or indirectly more than 50% of the voting rights in C, or

(c)holds the right directly or indirectly to appoint or remove a majority of the board of directors of C.

(3) Schedule 1 contains provision applying for the purpose of interpreting paragraph (2).

(4) The second condition is that it is reasonable, having regard to all the circumstances, to expect that P would (if P chose to) be able, in most cases or in significant respects, by whatever means and whether directly or indirectly, to achieve the result that affairs of C are conducted in accordance with P's wishes.

Commencement Information

I6Reg. 7 in force at 11.4.2019, see reg. 1(3)(d)

Notification and publicity where designation power usedU.K.

8.—(1) Paragraph (2) applies where the Secretary of State—

(a)has made a designation under [F48regulation 5(1)], or

(b)has by virtue of section 22 of the Act varied or revoked a designation made under [F49that paragraph of that regulation].

(2) The Secretary of State—

(a)must without delay take such steps as are reasonably practicable to inform the designated person of the designation, variation or revocation, and

(b)must take steps to publicise the designation, variation or revocation.

(3) The information given under paragraph (2)(a) where a designation is made must include a statement of reasons.

(4) In this regulation a “statement of reasons”, in relation to a designation, means a brief statement of the matters that the Secretary of State knows, or has reasonable grounds to suspect, in relation to the designated person which have led the Secretary of State to make the designation.

(5) Matters that would otherwise be required by paragraph (4) to be included in a statement of reasons may be excluded from it where the Secretary of State considers that they should be excluded—

(a)in the interests of national security or international relations,

(b)for reasons connected with the prevention or detection of serious crime in the United Kingdom or elsewhere, or

(c)in the interests of justice.

(6) The steps taken under paragraph (2)(b) must—

(a)unless one or more of the restricted publicity conditions is met, be steps to publicise generally—

(i)the designation, variation or revocation, and

(ii)in the case of a designation, the statement of reasons;

(b)if one or more of those conditions is met, be steps to inform only such persons as the Secretary of State considers appropriate of the designation, variation or revocation and (in the case of a designation) of the contents of the statement of reasons.

(7) The “restricted publicity conditions” are as follows—

(a)the designation is of a person believed by the Secretary of State to be an individual under the age of 18;

(b)the Secretary of State considers that disclosure of the designation, variation or revocation should be restricted—

(i)in the interests of national security or international relations,

(ii)for reasons connected with the prevention or detection of serious crime in the United Kingdom or elsewhere, or

(iii)in the interests of justice.

(8) Paragraph (9) applies if—

(a)when a designation is made one or more of the restricted publicity conditions is met, but

(b)at any time when the designation has effect, it becomes the case that none of the restricted publicity conditions is met.

(9) The Secretary of State must—

(a)take such steps as are reasonably practicable to inform the designated person that none of the restricted publicity conditions is now met, and

(b)take steps to publicise generally the designation and the statement of reasons relating to it.

Textual Amendments

Commencement Information

I7Reg. 8 in force at 11.4.2019, see reg. 1(3)(d)

Confidential information in certain cases where designation power usedU.K.

9.—(1) Where the Secretary of State in accordance with regulation 8(6)(b) informs only certain persons of a designation, variation or revocation and (in the case of a designation) of the contents of the statement of reasons, the Secretary of State may specify that any of that information is to be treated as confidential.

(2) A person (“P”) who—

(a)is provided with information that is to be treated as confidential in accordance with paragraph (1), or

(b)otherwise obtains such information,

must not, subject to paragraph (3), disclose it if P knows, or has reasonable cause to suspect, that the information is to be treated as confidential.

(3) The prohibition in paragraph (2) does not apply to any disclosure made by P with lawful authority.

(4) For this purpose information is disclosed with lawful authority only if and to the extent that—

(a)the disclosure is by, or is authorised by, the Secretary of State,

(b)the disclosure is by or with the consent of the person who is or was the subject of the designation,

(c)the disclosure is necessary to give effect to a requirement imposed under or by virtue of these Regulations or any other enactment, or

(d)the disclosure is required, under rules of court, tribunal rules or a court or tribunal order, for the purposes of legal proceedings of any description.

(5) This regulation does not prevent the disclosure of information that is already, or has previously been, available to the public from other sources.

(6) A person who contravenes the prohibition in paragraph (2) commits an offence.

(7) The High Court (in Scotland, the Court of Session) may, on the application of—

(a)the person who is the subject of the information, or

(b)the Secretary of State,

grant an injunction (in Scotland, an interdict) to prevent a breach of the prohibition in paragraph (2).

(8) In paragraph (4)(c), “enactment” has the meaning given by section 54(6) of the Act.

Commencement Information

I8Reg. 9 in force at 11.4.2019, see reg. 1(3)(d)

[F50Notification and publicity where power to designate by description is usedU.K.

9A.(1) Paragraph (2) applies where the Secretary of State—

(a)has provided that persons of a specified description are designated persons under regulation 5(1A) (power to designate persons by description), or

(b)has by virtue of section 22 of the Act varied or revoked a designation made under that paragraph of that regulation.

(2) The Secretary of State—

(a)must without delay take such steps as are reasonably practicable to inform persons of the specified description of the designation, variation or revocation, and

(b)must take steps to publicise the designation, variation or revocation.

(3) The information given under paragraph (2)(a)—

(a)where the Secretary of State provides that persons of a specified description are designated persons under the standard procedure, must include a statement of reasons, or

(b)where the Secretary of State provides that persons of a specified description are designated persons under the urgent procedure, must include a statement—

(i)that the provision is made under the urgent procedure,

(ii)identifying the relevant provision by reference to which the Secretary of State considers that condition D is met in relation to persons of the specified description, and

(iii)setting out why the Secretary of State considers that condition E is met.

(4) Where the Secretary of State provides that persons of a specified description are designated persons under the urgent procedure, the Secretary of State must, after the end of the period mentioned in paragraph (6) of regulation 6A (conditions for the designation of persons by description), or if the Secretary of State has made a certification under paragraph (6)(b) of that regulation the period mentioned in paragraph (7) of that regulation, but otherwise without delay—

(a)in a case where the persons cease to be designated persons, take such steps as are reasonably practicable to inform persons of the specified description that they have ceased to be designated persons, or

(b)in any other case, take such steps as are reasonably practicable to give each person of the specified description a statement of reasons.

(5) In this regulation, a “statement of reasons”, in relation to a provision designating persons of a specified description, means a brief statement of the matters that the Secretary of State knows, or has reasonable cause to suspect, in relation to persons of the specified description—

(a)in the case of a designation under the standard procedure, which have led the Secretary of State to make the provision designating persons of that description, and

(b)in the case of a designation under the urgent procedure, as a result of which the persons do not cease to be designated persons at the end of the period mentioned in regulation 6A(6)(b) or (7) (as the case may be).

(6) Matters that would otherwise be required by paragraph (5) to be included in a statement of reasons may be excluded from it where the Secretary of State considers that they should be excluded—

(a)in the interests of national security or international relations,

(b)for reasons connected with the prevention or detection of serious crime in the United Kingdom or elsewhere, or

(c)in the interests of justice.

(7) The steps taken under paragraph (2)(b) must—

(a)unless one or more of the restricted publicity conditions is met, be steps to publicise generally—

(i)the designation, variation or revocation, and

(ii)in the case of—

(aa)a designation under the standard procedure, the statement of reasons relating to it, or

(bb)a designation under the urgent procedure, the contents of the statement required under paragraph (3)(b) relating to it;

(b)if one or more of those conditions is met, be steps to inform only such persons as the Secretary of State considers appropriate of the designation, variation or revocation and—

(i)in the case of a designation under the standard procedure, of the contents of the statement of reasons relating to it, or

(ii)in the case of a designation under the urgent procedure, of the contents of the statement required under paragraph (3)(b) relating to it.

(8) The “restricted publicity conditions” are that the Secretary of State considers that disclosure of the designation, variation or revocation should be restricted—

(a)in the interests of national security or international relations,

(b)for reasons connected with the prevention or detection of serious crime in the United Kingdom or elsewhere, or

(c)in the interests of justice.

(9) Paragraph (10) applies if—

(a)when a designation is made one or more of the restricted publicity conditions is met, but

(b)at any time when the designation has effect, it becomes the case that none of the restricted publicity conditions is met.

(10) The Secretary of State must—

(a)take such steps as are reasonably practicable to inform persons of the specified description that none of the restricted publicity conditions is now met, and

(b)take steps to publicise generally the designation and—

(i)in the case of a designation under the standard procedure, the statement of reasons relating to it, or

(ii)in the case of a designation under the urgent procedure, the statement required under paragraph (3)(b) relating to it.

Confidential information in certain cases where power to designate by description is usedU.K.

9B.(1) Where the Secretary of State in accordance with regulation 9A(7)(b) informs only certain persons of a designation, variation or revocation and—

(a)in the case of a designation under the standard procedure, of the content of the statement of reasons relating to it, or

(b)in the case of a designation under the urgent procedure, of the content of the statement required under regulation 9A(3)(b) relating to it,

the Secretary of State may specify that any of that information is to be treated as confidential.

(2) A person (“P”) who—

(a)is provided with information that is to be treated as confidential in accordance with paragraph (1), or

(b)otherwise obtains such information,

must not, subject to paragraph (3), disclose it if P knows, or has reasonable cause to suspect, that the information is to be treated as confidential.

(3) The prohibition in paragraph (2) does not apply to any disclosure made by P with lawful authority.

(4) For this purpose information is disclosed with lawful authority only if and to the extent that—

(a)the disclosure is by, or is authorised by, the Secretary of State,

(b)the disclosure is by or with the consent of the person who is or was the subject of the designation,

(c)the disclosure is necessary to give effect to a requirement imposed under or by virtue of these Regulations or any other enactment, or

(d)the disclosure is required under rules of court, tribunal rules or a court or tribunal order, for the purposes of legal proceedings of any description.

(5) This regulation does not prevent the disclosure of information that is already, or has previously been, available to the public from other sources.

(6) A person who contravenes the prohibition in paragraph (2) commits an offence.

(7) The High Court (in Scotland, the Court of Session) may, on the application of—

(a)the person who is the subject of the information, or

(b)the Secretary of State,

grant an injunction (in Scotland, an interdict) to prevent a breach of the prohibition in paragraph (2).

(8) In paragraph (4)(c), “enactment” has the meaning given by section 54(6) of the Act.]

PART 3U.K.Finance

CHAPTER 1U.K. [F51Asset-freeze etc.]

Textual Amendments

Meaning of “designated person”U.K.

10.  In this Chapter a “designated person” means a person who is designated under regulation 5 for the purposes of regulations 11 to 15.

Commencement Information

I9Reg. 10 in force at 31.12.2020 on IP completion day (in accordance with 2020 c. 1, Sch. 5 para. 1(1)), see reg. 1(2)

Asset-freeze in relation to designated personsU.K.

11.—(1) A person (“P”) must not deal with funds or economic resources owned, held or controlled by a designated person if P knows, or has reasonable cause to suspect, that P is dealing with such funds or economic resources.

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes the prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence.

(4) For the purposes of paragraph (1) a person “deals with” funds if the person—

(a)uses, alters, moves, transfers or allows access to the funds,

(b)deals with the funds in any other way that would result in any change in volume, amount, location, ownership, possession, character or destination, or

(c)makes any other change, including portfolio management, that would enable use of the funds.

(5) For the purposes of paragraph (1) a person “deals with” economic resources if the person—

(a)exchanges the economic resources for funds, goods or services, or

(b)uses the economic resources in exchange for funds, goods or services (whether by pledging them as security or otherwise).

(6) The reference in paragraph (1) to funds or economic resources that are “owned, held or controlled” by a person includes, in particular, a reference to—

(a)funds or economic resources in which the person has any legal or equitable interest, regardless of whether the interest is held jointly with any other person and regardless of whether any other person holds an interest in the funds or economic resources;

(b)any tangible property (other than real property), or bearer security, that is comprised in funds or economic resources and is in the possession of the person.

(7) For the purposes of paragraph (1) funds or economic resources are to be treated as owned, held or controlled by a designated person if they are owned, held or controlled by a person who is owned or controlled directly or indirectly (within the meaning of regulation 7) by the designated person.

(8) For the avoidance of doubt, the reference in paragraph (1) to a designated person includes P if P is a designated person.

Commencement Information

I10Reg. 11 in force at 31.12.2020 on IP completion day (in accordance with 2020 c. 1, Sch. 5 para. 1(1)), see reg. 1(2)

Making funds available to designated personU.K.

12.—(1) A person (“P”) must not make funds available directly or indirectly to a designated person if P knows, or has reasonable cause to suspect, that P is making the funds so available.

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes the prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence.

(4) The reference in paragraph (1) to making funds available indirectly to a designated person includes, in particular, a reference to making them available to a person who is owned or controlled directly or indirectly (within the meaning of regulation 7) by the designated person.

Commencement Information

I11Reg. 12 in force at 31.12.2020 on IP completion day (in accordance with 2020 c. 1, Sch. 5 para. 1(1)), see reg. 1(2)

Making funds available for benefit of designated personU.K.

13.—(1) A person (“P”) must not make funds available to any person for the benefit of a designated person if P knows, or has reasonable cause to suspect, that P is making the funds so available.

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes the prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence.

(4) For the purposes of this regulation—

(a)funds are made available for the benefit of a designated person only if that person thereby obtains, or is able to obtain, a significant financial benefit, and

(b)financial benefit” includes the discharge (or partial discharge) of a financial obligation for which the designated person is wholly or partly responsible.

Commencement Information

I12Reg. 13 in force at 31.12.2020 on IP completion day (in accordance with 2020 c. 1, Sch. 5 para. 1(1)), see reg. 1(2)

Making economic resources available to designated personU.K.

14.—(1) A person (“P”) must not make economic resources available directly or indirectly to a designated person if P knows, or has reasonable cause to suspect—

(a)that P is making the economic resources so available, and

(b)that the designated person would be likely to exchange the economic resources for, or use them in exchange for, funds, goods or services.

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes the prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence.

(4) The reference in paragraph (1) to making economic resources available indirectly to a designated person includes, in particular, a reference to making them available to a person who is owned or controlled directly or indirectly (within the meaning of regulation 7) by the designated person.

Commencement Information

I13Reg. 14 in force at 31.12.2020 on IP completion day (in accordance with 2020 c. 1, Sch. 5 para. 1(1)), see reg. 1(2)

Making economic resources available for benefit of designated personU.K.

15.—(1) A person (“P”) must not make economic resources available to any person for the benefit of a designated person if P knows, or has reasonable cause to suspect, that P is making the economic resources so available.

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes the prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence.

(4) For the purposes of paragraph (1)—

(a)economic resources are made available for the benefit of a designated person only if that person thereby obtains, or is able to obtain, a significant financial benefit, and

(b)financial benefit” includes the discharge (or partial discharge) of a financial obligation for which the designated person is wholly or partly responsible.

Commencement Information

I14Reg. 15 in force at 31.12.2020 on IP completion day (in accordance with 2020 c. 1, Sch. 5 para. 1(1)), see reg. 1(2)

CHAPTER 2U.K.Other financial and investment restrictions

Dealing with transferable securities or money-market instrumentsU.K.

16.—(1) A person (“P”) must not, directly or indirectly, deal with a transferable security or money-market instrument falling within paragraph (2) if P knows, or has reasonable cause to suspect, that P is dealing with such a transferable security or money-market instrument.

(2) A transferable security or money-market instrument falls within this paragraph if it has a maturity exceeding 30 days and is issued after 1 August 2014 by—

(a)a person mentioned in any of paragraphs 1 to 5 of Schedule 2;

(b)a person, other than an individual, which is—

(i)incorporated or constituted under the law of a non-UK country, and

(ii)owned by a person within sub-paragraph (a); or

(c)a person, other than an individual, acting on behalf or at the direction of a person within sub-paragraph (a) or sub-paragraph (b).

(3) A person (“P”) must not, directly or indirectly, deal with a transferable security or money-market instrument falling within paragraph (4) if P knows, or has reasonable cause to suspect, that P is dealing with such a transferable security or money-market instrument.

(4) A transferable security or money-market instrument falls within this paragraph if it has a maturity exceeding 30 days and is issued after 12 September 2014 by—

(a)a person mentioned in any of paragraphs 6 to 11 of Schedule 2;

(b)a person, other than an individual, which is—

(i)incorporated or constituted under the law of a non-UK country, and

(ii)owned by a person within sub-paragraph (a); or

(c)a person, other than an individual, acting on behalf or at the direction of a person within sub-paragraph (a) or sub-paragraph (b).

[F52(4A) A person (“P”) must not, directly or indirectly, deal with a transferable security or money-market instrument falling within paragraph (4B) if P knows, or has reasonable cause to suspect, that P is dealing with such a transferable security or money-market instrument.

(4B) A transferable security or money-market instrument falls within this paragraph if it has a maturity exceeding 30 days and is issued on or after 1st March 2022 by—

(a)a person, other than an individual, which is—

(i)incorporated or constituted under the law of any part of the United Kingdom, and

(ii)owned by a person falling within Schedule 2; or

(b)a person, other than an individual, acting on behalf or at the direction of a person within sub-paragraph (a).

(4C) A person (“P”) must not, directly or indirectly, deal with a transferable security or money-market instrument falling within paragraph (4D) if P knows, or has reasonable cause to suspect, that P is dealing with such a transferable security or money-market instrument.

(4D) A transferable security or money-market instrument falls within this paragraph if it is issued on or after 1st March 2022 by—

(a)a person connected with Russia, which is not—

(i)a person falling within Schedule 2,

(ii)a person, other than an individual, which on 1st March 2022 is domiciled in a country other than Russia, or

(iii)a person, other than an individual, which on 1st March 2022 is a branch or subsidiary, wherever located, of a person mentioned in paragraph (ii);

(b)a person, other than an individual, which is owned by a person falling within sub-paragraph (a); or

(c)a person, other than an individual, acting on behalf or at the direction of a person within sub-paragraph (a) or sub-paragraph (b).

(4E) A person (“P”) must not, directly or indirectly, deal with a transferable security or money-market instrument falling within paragraph (4F) if P knows, or has reasonable cause to suspect, that P is dealing with such a transferable security or money-market instrument.

(4F) A transferable security or money-market instrument falls within this paragraph if it is issued on or after 1st March 2022 by, or on behalf of, the Government of Russia.]

[F53(4G) A person (“P”) must not, directly or indirectly, deal with a transferable security or money-market instrument falling within paragraph (4H) if P knows, or has reasonable cause to suspect, that P is dealing with such a transferable security or money-market instrument.

(4H) A transferable security or money-market instrument falls within this paragraph if it is issued—

(a)on or after 16th December 2022,

(b)by a person, other than an individual, which is not a person connected with Russia, and

(c)for the purposes of an activity mentioned in regulation 18B(2).]

[F54(5) Paragraphs (1), (3), (4A), (4C) [F55, (4E) and (4G)] are subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).]

(6) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph [F56(1), (3), (4A), (4C) [F57, (4E) or (4G)]] commits an offence.

(7) For the purposes of this regulation, and regulations 17 (loans and credit arrangements) [F58, 59 (exceptions relating to loans and credit arrangements) and 60ZZA (exceptions relating to investments in relation to Russia)], a person (“C”) is “owned” by another person (“P”) if P—

(a)holds directly or indirectly more than 50% of the shares in C, or

(b)holds directly or indirectly more than 50% of the voting rights in C.

(8) Schedule 1 applies for the purpose of interpreting paragraph (7).

(9) For the purposes of this regulation, a reference to “dealing with” a transferable security or money-market instrument includes a reference to purchasing or selling the security or instrument, providing investment services relating to the security or instrument or assisting in the issuance of the security or instrument.

(10) In this regulation—

investment services” means—

(a)

the reception and transmission of orders in relation to one or more financial instruments,

(b)

the execution of orders on behalf of clients,

(c)

dealing on own account,

(d)

portfolio management,

(e)

the provision of investment advice,

(f)

the underwriting of financial instruments or placing of financial instruments on a firm commitment basis,

(g)

the placing of financial instruments without a firm commitment basis, or

(h)

any service in relation to the admission to trading on a regulated market or trading on a multilateral trading facility;

money-market instrument” means an instrument of a kind normally dealt in on the money market, such as treasury bills, certificates of deposit and commercial papers, excluding instruments of payment;

non-UK country” means a country that is not the United Kingdom;

transferable security” means a security, negotiable on the capital market, of any of the following kinds, but excluding instruments of payment—

(a)

shares in companies and other securities equivalent to shares in companies, partnerships or other entities, and depositary receipts in respect of shares;

(b)

bonds or other forms of securitised debt, including depositary receipts in respect of such securities;

(c)

any other securities giving the right to purchase or sell any security of a kind mentioned in paragraph (a) or (b).

Loans and credit arrangementsU.K.

17.—(1) A person (“P”) must not directly or indirectly grant a relevant loan if P knows, or has reasonable cause to suspect, that P is granting a relevant loan.

(2) A person must not directly or indirectly enter into any arrangement to grant a relevant loan if the person knows, or has reasonable cause to suspect, that the arrangement relates to a relevant loan.

[F59(2A) A person must not make funds or economic resources available to a relevant entity (“E”) where the purposes of making those funds or economic resources available is to enable E to grant a relevant loan on or after 16th December 2022.]

(3) Paragraphs (1) [F60, (2) and (2A)] are subject to [F61Part 7 (Exceptions and licences)].

(4) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) [F62, (2) or (2A)] commits an offence.

(5) In this regulation—

F63...

[F64category 1 loan” means a loan or credit—

(a)

with a maturity exceeding 30 days,

(b)

made or granted to—

(i)

a person falling within Schedule 2,

(ii)

a person, other than an individual, which is—

(aa)

incorporated or constituted under the law of a non-UK country, and

(bb)

owned F65... by a person within paragraph (i), or

(iii)

a person, other than an individual, acting on behalf or at the direction of a person within paragraph (i) or paragraph (ii), and

(c)

which is first made or granted at any time after IP completion day;

category 2 loan” means a loan or credit—

(a)

with a maturity exceeding 30 days,

(b)

made or granted to a person, other than an individual, which is—

(i)

incorporated or constituted under the law of any part of the United Kingdom, and

(ii)

owned F66... by a person falling within Schedule 2, and

(c)

which is first made or granted at any time on or after 1st March 2022;

category 3 loan” means a loan or credit—

(a)

with a maturity exceeding 30 days,

(b)

made or granted to a person, other than an individual, which is—

(i)

connected with Russia,

(ii)

owned F67... by a person within sub-paragraph (i), or

(iii)

a person, other than an individual, acting on behalf or at the direction of a person within paragraph (i) or paragraph (ii),

(c)

[F68which is first made or granted at any time on or after 1st March 2022 but before [F6929th October 2022], and,]

(d)

which is not—

(i)

a category 1 loan, a category 2 loan or a category 4 loan, or

(ii)

a loan made or granted to—

(aa)

a person, other than an individual, which on 1st March 2022 is domiciled in a country other than Russia,

(bb)

a person, other than an individual, which is owned by a person falling within sub-paragraph (aa), or

(cc)

a person, other than an individual, acting on behalf or at the direction of a person within sub-paragraph (aa) or sub-paragraph (bb);

category 4 loan” means a loan or credit—

(a)

made or granted to the Government of Russia,

(b)

which is first made or granted at any time on or after 1st March 2022;]

[F70category 5 loan” means a loan or credit—

(a)

with a maturity exceeding 30 days,

(b)

made or granted to a person, other than an individual—

(i)

which is connected with Russia, other than—

(aa)

a person which on [F7129th October 2022] is incorporated or constituted in a country other than Russia, or

(bb)

a person which is owned by a person falling within paragraph (aa),

(ii)

a person which is owned by a person within sub-paragraph (i), or

(iii)

a person which is owned by a person connected with Russia who is an individual,

(c)

which is first made or granted at any time on or after [F7129th October 2022], and

(d)

which is not a category 1 loan, a category 2 loan, a category 3 loan or a category 4 loan.]

[F72category 6 loan” means a loan or credit—

(a)

made or granted to a relevant entity,

(b)

which is for the purposes of an activity mentioned in regulation 18B(2),

(c)

which is first made or granted at any time on or after 16th December 2022, and

(d)

which is not a category 1 loan, a category 2 loan, a category 3 loan, a category 4 loan or a category 5 loan;]

non-UK country” means a country that is not the United Kingdom;

[F73owned” means owned within the meaning of regulation 16(7);]

[F74relevant entity” has the meaning given in regulation 18B(8);]

[F75relevant loan” means a category 1 loan, a category 2 loan, a category 3 loan [F76, a category 4 loan [F77, a category 5 loan or a category 6 loan]];]

F78...

Textual Amendments

Commencement Information

I16Reg. 17 in force at 31.12.2020 on IP completion day (in accordance with 2020 c. 1, Sch. 5 para. 1(1)), see reg. 1(2)

[F79Correspondent banking relationships [F80and processing payments] U.K.

17A.(1) A UK credit or financial institution (“C”) (“the correspondent”) must not establish or continue a correspondent banking relationship with the following (“the respondent”)—

(a)a designated person (“D”),

(b)a UK credit or financial institution, which is owned or controlled directly or indirectly (within the meaning of regulation 7) by D, or

(c)a non-UK credit or financial institution, which is owned or controlled directly or indirectly (within the meaning of regulation 7) by D,

if C knows, or has reasonable cause to suspect, that the correspondent banking relationship is with a designated person.

(2) C must not process a F81... payment to, from or via –

(a)D,

(b)a UK credit or financial institution, which is owned or controlled directly or indirectly (within the meaning of regulation 7) by D, or

(c)a non-UK credit or financial institution, which is owned or controlled directly or indirectly (within the meaning of regulation 7) by D,

if C knows, or has reasonable cause to suspect, that the F81... payment is to, from or via such a person.

(3) Paragraphs (1) and (2) are subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(4) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) or (2) commits an offence.

[F82(5) For the purposes of this regulation, a reference to “processing” a payment—

(a)includes the clearing and settlement of a payment; but

(b)does not include the act of crediting a payment, for the first time, to C where that payment is credited to an account which is—

(i)in the name of C; and

(ii)not held on behalf of, or for the benefit of, a customer of C.]

(6) In this regulation—

correspondent banking relationship” means the provision of banking services by a correspondent to a respondent including providing a current or other liability account and related services, such as cash management, international funds transfers, cheque clearing, providing customers of the respondent with direct access to accounts with the correspondent (and vice versa) and providing foreign exchange services;

designated person” means a person who is designated under regulation 5 (power to designate persons) for the purposes of this regulation;

non-UK credit or financial institution” means—

(a)

a person, other than an individual, which would satisfy the threshold conditions for permission under Part 4A of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 if it had its registered office (or if it does not have one, its head office) in the United Kingdom, or

(b)

an undertaking, other than a UK credit or financial institution, which by way of business—

(i)

operates a currency exchange office,

(ii)

transmits money (or any representation of monetary value) by any means, or

(iii)

cashes cheques that are made payable to customers;

UK credit or financial institution” means—

(a)

a person that has permission under Part 4A of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (permission to carry on regulated activities), or

(b)

an undertaking domiciled in the United Kingdom which by way of business—

(i)

operates a currency exchange office,

(ii)

transmits money (or any representation of monetary value) by any means, or

(iii)

cashes cheques that are made payable to customers.]

Investments in relation to [F83non-government controlled Ukrainian territory] U.K.

18.—(1) A person (“P”) must not carry on an activity mentioned in paragraph (2) if P knows, or has reasonable cause to suspect, that P is carrying on such an activity.

(2) The activities in this paragraph are—

(a)directly or indirectly acquiring or extending a participation, or acquiring any ownership interest, in land located in [F84non-government controlled Ukrainian territory];

(b)directly or indirectly acquiring or extending a participation, or acquiring any ownership interest in or control over, a relevant entity;

(c)directly or indirectly granting any loan or credit, entering into any arrangement to grant any loan or credit, or otherwise providing funds, including for example equity capital—

(i)to a relevant entity, or

(ii)for the documented purpose of financing any such entity;

(d)directly or indirectly establishing any joint venture—

(i)in [F84non-government controlled Ukrainian territory], or

(ii)with a relevant entity;

(e)providing investment services directly related to an activity referred to in sub-paragraphs (a) to (d) above.

(3) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(4) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence.

(5) In this regulation—

investment services” has the same meaning as it has in regulation 16;

relevant entity” means a person, other than an individual, which has a place of business located in [F85non-government controlled Ukrainian territory].

Textual Amendments

Commencement Information

I17Reg. 18 in force at 31.12.2020 on IP completion day (in accordance with 2020 c. 1, Sch. 5 para. 1(1)), see reg. 1(2)

[F86Provision of financial services relating to foreign exchange reserve and asset managementU.K.

18A.(1) A person (“P”) must not provide financial services to a person mentioned in paragraph (2) where—

(a)the financial services are for the purpose of foreign exchange reserve and asset management; and

(b)P knows, or has reasonable cause to suspect, that the financial services are provided to such a person.

(2) The persons mentioned in this paragraph are—

(a)the Central Bank of the Russian Federation,

(b)the National Wealth Fund of the Russian Federation,

(c)the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation,

(d)a person owned or controlled directly or indirectly (within the meaning of regulation 7) by a person mentioned in sub-paragraphs (a) to (c), or

(e)a person acting on behalf of or at the direction of a person mentioned in sub-paragraphs (a) to (c).

(3) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(4) A person who contravenes the prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence.]

[F87Investments in relation to RussiaU.K.

18B.(1) A person (“P”) must not carry on an activity mentioned in paragraph (2) if P knows, or has reasonable cause to suspect, that P is carrying on such an activity.

(2) The activities in this paragraph are—

(a)directly acquiring any ownership interest in land located in Russia;

(b)indirectly acquiring any ownership interest in land located in Russia for the purpose mentioned in paragraph (3);

(c)directly acquiring any ownership interest in or control over a person, other than an individual, connected with Russia;

(d)indirectly acquiring any ownership interest in or control over a person, other than an individual, connected with Russia for the purpose mentioned in paragraph (3);

(e)directly or indirectly acquiring any ownership interest in or control over a relevant entity for the purpose mentioned in paragraph (3);

(f)directly or indirectly establishing any joint venture with a person connected with Russia;

(g)opening a representative office or establishing a branch or subsidiary located in Russia; or

(h)providing investment services directly related to an activity referred to in sub-paragraphs (a) to (g).

(3) The purpose mentioned in paragraph 2(b), (d) and (e) above is making funds or economic resources available—

(a)directly or indirectly to a person connected with Russia; or

(b)for the benefit of a person connected with Russia.

(4) For the purposes of paragraph (3)—

(a)economic resources are made available to a person connected with Russia only if that person would be likely to exchange the economic resources for, or use them in exchange for, funds, goods or services;

(b)making funds or economic resources indirectly available to a person connected with Russia includes, in particular, a reference to making them available to a person who is owned or controlled directly or indirectly (within the meaning of regulation 7) by a person connected with Russia; and

(c)funds or economic resources are made available for the benefit of a person connected with Russia only if that person thereby obtains, or is able to obtain, a significant financial benefit, and “financial benefit” includes the discharge (or partial discharge) of a financial obligation for which the person connected with Russia is wholly or partly responsible.

(5) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(6) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence.

(7) In this regulation, the reference to a person (“P”) directly or indirectly acquiring any ownership interest in or control over a person or entity means—

(a)P directly or indirectly acquiring any share in the person or entity;

(b)P directly or indirectly acquiring any voting rights in the person or entity;

(c)P directly or indirectly acquiring any right to appoint or remove a majority of the board of directors of the person or entity; or

(d)P directly or indirectly acquiring any means of ensuring that the affairs of the person or entity are conducted in accordance with the wishes of P where it is reasonable, having regard to all of the circumstances, to expect that P would (if P chose to) in most cases or significant respects, by whatever means, be able to do so.

(8) In this regulation—

branch” means, in relation to a person other than an individual, a place of business which forms a legally dependent part of that person and which carries out all or some of the transactions inherent in the business of that person;

investment services” has the same meaning as it has in regulation 16 (dealing with transferable securities or money-market instruments);

relevant entity” means a person, other than an individual, which F88... is not a person connected with Russia.]

[F89Trust servicesU.K.

18C.(1) A person must not provide trust services to or for the benefit of a designated person.

(2) A person (“P”) must not provide trust services to or for the benefit of a person connected with Russia (“C”) unless pursuant to an ongoing arrangement pursuant to which P provided those trust services to or for the benefit of C immediately before 16th December 2022.

(3) Paragraphs (1) and (2) are subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(4) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) or (2) commits an offence.

(5) For the purposes of paragraphs (1) and (2), trust services are provided for the benefit of a person (“B”) where—

(a)B is a beneficiary of a trust or similar arrangement,

(b)B is referred to as a potential beneficiary in a document from the settlor relating to a trust or similar arrangement (such as a letter of wishes), or

(c)having regard to all the circumstances, B might reasonably be expected to obtain, or to be able to obtain, a significant financial benefit from the trust or similar arrangement.

(6) For the purpose of paragraph (5), “beneficiary”, “potential beneficiary” and “settlor”, in relation to an arrangement similar to a trust, means those persons who hold equivalent or similar positions to those described in sub-paragraphs (a) to (c) of that paragraph in respect of a trust.

(7) In this regulation—

designated person” means a person who is designated under regulation 5 (power to designate persons) for the purposes of this regulation;

trust services” means—

(a)

the creation of a trust or similar arrangement,

(b)

the provision of a registered office, business address, correspondence address or administrative address for a trust or similar arrangement,

(c)

the operation or management of a trust or similar arrangement, or

(d)

acting or arranging for another person to act as trustee of a trust or similar arrangement, where “trustee”, in relation to an arrangement similar to a trust, means a person who holds an equivalent or similar position to a trustee of a trust.]

CHAPTER 3U.K.Further provision

Circumventing etc. prohibitionsU.K.

19.—(1) A person must not intentionally participate in activities knowing that the object or effect of them is (whether directly or indirectly)—

(a)to circumvent any of the prohibitions in [F90regulations 11 to [F9118C]], or

(b)to enable or facilitate the contravention of any such prohibition.

(2) A person who contravenes the prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence.

Textual Amendments

Commencement Information

I18Reg. 19 in force at 31.12.2020 on IP completion day (in accordance with 2020 c. 1, Sch. 5 para. 1(1)), see reg. 1(2)

[F92Interpretation of Part 3U.K.

19A.(1) In this Part—

branch” means, in relation to a credit or financial institution, a place of business which forms a legally dependent part of that institution and which carries out all or some of the transactions inherent in the business of that institution;

credit or financial institution” means a “UK credit or financial institution” or a “non-UK credit or financial institution;

[F93foreign exchange reserve and asset management” means activities relating to the reserves or assets of the persons mentioned in paragraph (2) of regulation 18A, such reserves or assets to include the following—

(a)

money market instruments (including cheques, bills and certificates of deposit);

(b)

foreign exchange;

(c)

derivative products (including futures and options);

(d)

exchange rate and interest rate instruments (including products such as swaps and forward rate agreements);

(e)

transferable securities;

(f)

other negotiable instruments and financial assets (including bullion);

(g)

special drawing rights.]

Government of Russia” has the same meaning as in regulation 6;

subsidiary” has the meaning given by section 1159 of the Companies Act 2006;

(2) For the purposes of this Part, a person is to be regarded as “connected with” Russia if the person is—

(a)an individual who is, or an association or combination of individuals who are, ordinarily resident in Russia,

(b)an individual who is, or an association or combination of individuals who are, located in Russia,

(c)a person, other than an individual, which is incorporated or constituted under the law of Russia, or

(d)a person, other than an individual, which is domiciled in Russia.

(3) In this Part, the definitions of—

(a)“non-UK credit or financial institution”, and

(b)“UK credit or financial institution”,

[F94have the meaning given in regulation 17A [F95(corresponding banking relationships and processing payments)] and] are to be read with section 22 of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000, any relevant order under that section and Schedule 2 to that Act.]

[F96PART 3AU.K.Director disqualification sanctions

Director disqualification sanctionsU.K.

19B.  A person who is designated under regulation 5 (power to designate persons) for the purposes of this regulation is a person subject to director disqualification sanctions for the purposes of—

(a)section 11A of the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986, and

(b)Article 15A of the Company Directors Disqualification (Northern Ireland) Order 2002.]

PART 4U.K.Immigration

ImmigrationU.K.

20.  A person who is designated under regulation 5 for the purposes of this regulation is an excluded person for the purposes of section 8B of the Immigration Act 1971 M9.

Commencement Information

I19Reg. 20 in force at 31.12.2020 on IP completion day (in accordance with 2020 c. 1, Sch. 5 para. 1(1)), see reg. 1(2)

Marginal Citations

PART 5U.K.Trade

CHAPTER 1U.K.Interpretation

Interpretation of this PartU.K.

21.—(1) In this Part—

[F97aviation and space goods” means—

(a)

any thing specified in Schedule 2C, other than any thing which is aviation and space technology, and

(b)

any tangible storage medium on which aviation and space technology is recorded or from which it can be derived;

aviation and space technology” means any thing described in Schedule 2C as software or technology;]

brokering service” means any service to secure, or otherwise in relation to, an arrangement, including (but not limited to)—

(a)

the selection or introduction of persons as parties or potential parties to the arrangement,

(b)

the negotiation of the arrangement,

(c)

the facilitation of anything that enables the arrangement to be entered into, and

(d)

the provision of any assistance that in any way promotes or facilitates the arrangement;

[F98coal and coal products” means any thing specified in Schedule 3H;]

[F99critical-industry goods” means—

(a)

any thing specified in Schedule 2A, other than—

(i)

any thing which is critical-industry technology, or

(ii)

any thing for the time being specified in—

(aa)

Schedule 2 F100... to the Export Control Order 2008, F101...

(bb)

Annex I of the Dual-Use Regulation, [F102or]

(cc)

[F103Part 3 of Schedule 3C, and]

(b)

any tangible storage medium on which critical-industry technology is recorded or from which it can be derived;

critical-industry technology” means any thing described in Schedule 2A as software or technology, other than any thing for the time being specified in—

(a)

Schedule 2 F104... to the Export Control Order 2008, F105...

(b)

Annex I of the Dual-Use Regulation; [F106or]

(c)

[F107Part 3 of Schedule 3C,]]

[F108defence and security goods” means—

(a)

interception and monitoring goods,

(b)

internal repression goods, and

(c)

goods relating to chemical and biological weapons;]

[F108defence and security technology” means—

(a)

interception and monitoring technology,

(b)

internal repression technology, and

(c)

technology relating to chemical and biological weapons;]

dual-use goods” means—

(a)

any thing for the time being specified in Annex I of the Dual-Use Regulation, other than any thing which is dual-use technology, and

(b)

any tangible storage medium on which dual-use technology is recorded or from which it can be derived;

the Dual-Use Regulation” means Council Regulation (EC) No 428/2009 of 5 May 2009 setting up a Community regime for the control of exports, transfer, brokering and transit of dual-use items;

dual-use technology” means any thing for the time being specified in Annex I of the Dual-Use Regulation which is described as software or technology;

energy-related goods” means any thing falling within Part 2 of Schedule 3;

[F109G7 dependency and further goods” means any thing specified in Schedule 3E other than any thing for the time being specified in—

(a)

Schedule 2 F110... to the Export Control Order 2008,

(b)

Annex 1 of the Dual-Use Regulation, or

(c)

Schedule 2A;]

[F98gold” means the gold and products related to gold specified in [F111Part 2 of] Schedule 3G;]

[F112gold jewellery” means the gold products specified in Part 3 of Schedule 3G;]

[F108goods relating to chemical and biological weapons” means—

(a)

any thing specified in Part 4 of Schedule 3C, other than technology relating to chemical and biological weapons (but see paragraph (4A)), and

(b)

any tangible storage medium on which technology relating to chemical and biological weapons is recorded or from which it can be derived [F113,]]

[F114other than any thing for the time being specified in Schedule 2 to the Export Control Order 2008 or in Annex 1 of the Dual-Use Regulation;]

infrastructure-related goods” means any thing falling within Part 3 of Schedule 3;

[F108interception and monitoring goods” means any item mentioned in paragraph (a) or (b), provided that it may be used for interception and monitoring services—

(a)

a relevant Part 2 item,

(b)

any tangible storage medium on which interception and monitoring technology is recorded or from which it can be derived;]

[F108interception and monitoring technology” means any thing—

(a)

which is described as software in paragraph 2 of Part 2 of Schedule 3C provided that it may be used for interception and monitoring services, and

(b)

which is described as other software or other technology in paragraph 3 of Part 2 of Schedule 3C (but see paragraph (4C));]

[F108internal repression goods” means—

(a)

any thing specified in Part 3 of Schedule 3C, other than—

(i)

any thing which is internal repression technology,

(ii)

any thing for the time being specified in Schedule 2 to the Export Control Order 2008, or

(iii)

any thing for the time being specified in Annex Ⅰ of the Dual-Use Regulation, and

(b)

any tangible storage medium on which internal repression technology is recorded or from which it can be derived;]

[F108internal repression technology” means any thing which is described in Part 3 of Schedule 3C as software or technology;]

[F115luxury goods” means any thing specified in Schedule 3A, other than any thing for the time being specified in—

(a)

[F116Schedule 2] to the Export Control Order 2008,

(b)

Annex 1 of the Dual-Use Regulation, or

(c)

Schedule 2A;]

[F108“maritime goods” and “maritime technology” mean respectively any goods and technology specified in Chapter 4 (Navigation Equipment) and Chapter 5 (Radio-Communication Equipment) of Annex 1 of the Merchant Shipping Notice 1874 but not including any thing in those Chapters for the time being specified in—

(a)

[F117Schedule 2] to the Export Control Order 2008,

(b)

Annex I to the Dual Use Regulation, or

(c)

Schedule 2A;]

[F108medical device” means—

(a)

a medical device within the meaning given in regulation 2 of the Medical Devices Regulations 2002 in so far as those Regulations apply to England, Wales and Scotland, and

(b)

a medical device within the meaning given in—

(i)

article 2 of Regulation (EU) 2017/745 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 April 2017 on medical devices, amending Directive 2001/83/EC, Regulation (EC) No 178/2002 and Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 and repealing Council Directives 90/385/EEC and 93/42/EEC, and

(ii)

article 2 of Regulation (EU) 2017/746 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 April 2017 on in vitro diagnostic medical devices and repealing Directive 98/79/EC and Commission Decision 2010/227/EU,

in so far as those Regulations apply to Northern Ireland;]

military goods” means—

(a)

any thing for the time being specified in Schedule 2 to the Export Control Order 2008 M10, other than any thing which is military technology, and

(b)

any tangible storage medium on which military technology is recorded or from which it can be derived;

military technology” means any thing for the time being specified in Schedule 2 to the Export Control Order 2008 which is described as software or technology;

[F98oil and oil products” means any thing specified in Schedule 3F;]

[F115oil refining goods” means—

(a)

any thing specified in Schedule 2D, other than—

(i)

any thing which is oil refining technology, or

(ii)

any thing for the time being specified in—

(aa)

Schedule [F1182] to the Export Control Order 2008,

(bb)

Annex 1 of the Dual-Use Regulation,

(cc)

Schedule 2A, or

(dd)

Part 2 of Schedule 3, and

(b)

any tangible storage medium on which oil refining technology is recorded or from which it can be derived;]

[F115oil refining technology” means any thing described in Schedule 2D as software or technology, other than any thing for the time being specified in —

(a)

Schedule [F1192] to the Export Control Order 2008,

(b)

Annex 1 of the Dual-Use Regulation, or

(c)

Schedule 2A;]

F120...

[F115quantum computing and advanced materials goods” means—

(a)

any thing specified in Schedule 2E, other than—

(i)

any thing which is quantum computing and advanced materials technology, or

(ii)

any thing for the time being specified in—

(aa)

Schedule 2 F121... to the Export Control Order 2008,

(bb)

Annex 1 of the Dual-Use Regulation,

(cc)

Schedule 2A,

(dd)

Schedule 2C,

(ee)

Schedule 2D, or

(ff)

Part 2 of Schedule 3, and

(b)

any tangible storage medium on which quantum computing and advanced materials technology is recorded or from which it can be derived;]

[F115quantum computing and advanced materials technology” means any thing described in Schedule 2E as software or technology, other than anything for the time being specified in—

(a)

Schedule 2 F122... to the Export Control Order 2008,

(b)

Annex 1 of the Dual-Use Regulation,

(c)

Schedule 2A,

(d)

Schedule 2C, or

(e)

Schedule 2D.]

[F123restricted goods” means—

(a)

critical-industry goods;

(b)

dual-use goods;

(c)

military goods;

(d)

[F124aviation and space goods;]

(e)

[F125oil refining goods;]

(f)

[F125quantum computing and advanced materials goods;]

(g)

[F126defence and security goods;

(h)

maritime goods;]

restricted technology” means—

(a)

critical-industry technology;

(b)

dual-use technology;

(c)

military technology;

(d)

[F127aviation and space technology;]

(e)

[F128oil refining technology;]

(f)

[F128quantum computing and advanced materials technology;]]

(g)

[F129defence and security technology;

(h)

maritime technology;]

[F112Russia’s vulnerable goods” means any thing specified in Schedule 3I other than any thing for the time being specified in—

(a)

Schedule 2 F130... to the Export Control Order 2008,

(b)

Annex 1 of the Dual-Use Regulation, or

(c)

Schedule 2A;]

technical assistance”, in relation to goods or technology, means—

(a)

technical support relating to the repair, development, production, assembly, testing, use or maintenance of the goods or technology, or

(b)

any other technical service relating to the goods or technology;

F131...

[F108technology relating to chemical and biological weapons” means any thing specified as technology or software in Part 4 of Schedule 3C [F132(except any thing for the time being specified in Schedule 2 to the Export Control Order 2008 or in Annex 1 of the Dual-Use Regulation)], other than technology which is—

(a)

the minimum necessary for—

(i)

the installation, operation, maintenance and repair of any goods which are not subject to a prohibition under this Part, or

(ii)

patent applications,

(b)

in the public domain,

(c)

a medical device, or

(d)

used for basic scientific research;]

transfer” has the meaning given in paragraph 37 of Schedule 1 to the Act.

(2) For the purposes of this Part, a person is to be regarded as “connected with” Russia if the person is—

(a)an individual who is, or an association or combination of individuals who are, ordinarily resident in Russia,

(b)an individual who is, or an association or combination of individuals who are, located in Russia,

(c)a person, other than an individual, which is incorporated or constituted under the law of Russia, or

(d)a person, other than an individual, which is domiciled in Russia.

(3) For the purposes of this Part, a person is to be regarded as “connected with” [F133non-government controlled Ukrainian territory] if the person is—

(a)an individual who is, or an association or combination of individuals who are, ordinarily resident in [F133non-government controlled Ukrainian territory],

(b)an individual who is, or an association or combination of individuals who are, located in [F133non-government controlled Ukrainian territory], or

(c)a person, other than an individual, which has its registered office, central administration or principal place of business located in [F133non-government controlled Ukrainian territory].

(4) Paragraphs 32 to 36 of Schedule 1 to the Act (trade sanctions) apply for the purpose of interpreting expressions in this Part.

[F134(4A) The definition of “goods relating to chemical and biological weapons” does not apply to anything specified in Part 4 of Schedule 3C—

(a)which is—

(i)a pharmaceutical formulation designed for human administration in the treatment of a medical condition; and

(ii)pre-packaged for distribution as a medicinal product; or

(b)which is a medical device.

(4B) For the purpose of the definition of “interception and monitoring goods” in paragraph (1) “a relevant Part 2 item” means any thing described in Part 2 of Schedule 3C, other than—

(a)any thing which is interception and monitoring technology, or

(b)any thing for the time being specified in—

(i)Schedule 2 to the Export Control Order 2008, or

(ii)Annex Ⅰ of the Dual-Use Regulation.

(4C) The definition of “interception and monitoring technology” does not apply to software which is—

(a)generally available to the public, or

(b)in the public domain.

(4D) For the purposes of this Part, the following terms have the meaning given to them in the Dual-Use Regulation—

“basic scientific research”;

“in the public domain”.]

(5) In this Part, any reference to the United Kingdom includes a reference to the territorial sea.

Textual Amendments

F131Words in reg. 21(1) omitted (31.12.2020 immediately after IP completion day) by virtue of The Sanctions (EU Exit) (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No. 2) Regulations 2020 (S.I. 2020/590), regs. 1(2), 10(3); S.I. 2020/1514, reg. 4

Commencement Information

I20Reg. 21 in force at 31.12.2020 on IP completion day (in accordance with 2020 c. 1, Sch. 5 para. 1(1)), see reg. 1(2)

Marginal Citations

M10S.I. 2008/3231. Schedule 2 was substituted by S.I. 2017/85 and subsequently amended by S.I 2017/697 and S.I. 2018/165. There are other instruments which amend other parts of the Order.

[F135Definition of interception and monitoring servicesU.K.

21A.(1) For the purposes of this Part, “interception and monitoring services” means any service that has as its object or effect the interception of a communication in the course of its transmission by means of a telecommunication system.

(2) A person intercepts a communication in the course of its transmission by means of a telecommunication system if, and only if—

(a)the person does a relevant act in relation to the system; and

(b)the effect of the relevant act is to make any content of the communication available, at a relevant time, to a person who is not the sender or intended recipient of the communication.

(3) In paragraph (2) a “relevant act”, in relation to a telecommunication system, means—

(a)modifying, or interfering with, the system or its operation;

(b)monitoring transmissions made by means of the system;

(c)monitoring transmissions made by wireless telegraphy to or from apparatus that is part of the system.

(4) In paragraph (2), a “relevant time”, in relation to a communication transmitted by means of a telecommunication system, means—

(a)any time while the communication is being transmitted; and

(b)any time when the communication is stored in or by the system (whether before or after its transmission).

(5) For the purpose of paragraph (2), the cases in which any content of a communication is to be taken to be made available to a person at a relevant time include any case in which any of the communication is diverted or recorded at a relevant time so as to make the content of the communication available to a person after that time.

(6) In paragraph (3), references to modifying a telecommunication system include references to attaching any apparatus to, or otherwise modifying or interfering with—

(a)any part of the system; or

(b)any wireless telegraphy apparatus used for making transmissions to or from apparatus that is part of the system.

(7) For the purposes of this regulation, the following definitions also apply—

apparatus” includes any equipment, machinery or device (whether physical or logical) and any wire or cable;

“communication”, for the purpose of a telecommunication system, includes—

(a)

anything comprising speech, music, sounds, visual images or data of any description; and

(b)

signals serving for the impartation of anything between persons, between a person and a thing or between things, for the actuation or control of any apparatus;

content”, in relation to a communication and a telecommunication system, means any element of the communication, or any data attached to or logically associated with the communication, which reveals anything of what might reasonably be considered to be the meaning (if any) of the communication, but—

(a)

any meaning arising from the fact of the communication or from any data relating to the transmission of the communication is to be disregarded; and

(b)

anything which is systems data is not content;

systems data” means any data that enables or facilitates, or identifies or describes anything connected with enabling or facilitating, the functioning of a telecommunication system (including any apparatus forming part of the system);

a telecommunication system” means a system (including the apparatus comprised in it) that exists for the purpose of facilitating the transmission of communications by any means involving the use of electrical or electromagnetic energy;

wireless telegraphy” and “wireless telegraphy apparatus” have the same meaning as in sections 116 and 117 of the Wireless Telegraphy Act 2006.]

CHAPTER 2U.K. [F136Restricted goods, restricted technology] and related activities

Export of [F137restricted goods] U.K.

22.—(1) The export of [F137restricted goods] to, or for use in, Russia is prohibited.

[F138(1A) The export of maritime goods for the placing on board of a Russian-flagged vessel is prohibited.]

(2) [F139Paragraphs (1) and (1A) are] subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

Textual Amendments

Commencement Information

I21Reg. 22 in force at 31.12.2020 on IP completion day (in accordance with 2020 c. 1, Sch. 5 para. 1(1)), see reg. 1(2)

Import of arms and related materielU.K.

23.—(1) The import of arms and related materiel which are consigned from Russia is prohibited.

(2) The import of arms and related materiel which originate in Russia is prohibited.

(3) Paragraphs (1) and (2) are subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(4) In this regulation “arms and related materiel” means—

(a)military goods, and

(b)any thing which falls within chapter 93 of the Goods Classification Table, other than military goods.

(5) For the purposes of the definition of “arms and related materiel”, whether a thing “falls within chapter 93 of the Goods Classification Table” is to be interpreted in accordance with paragraph 1 of Schedule 3.

Commencement Information

I22Reg. 23 in force at 31.12.2020 on IP completion day (in accordance with 2020 c. 1, Sch. 5 para. 1(1)), see reg. 1(2)

Supply and delivery of [F140restricted goods] U.K.

24.—(1) A person must not—

(a)directly or indirectly supply or deliver [F141restricted goods] from a third country to a place in Russia;

(b)directly or indirectly supply or deliver military goods from a place in Russia to a third country.

[F142(c)directly or indirectly supply or deliver maritime goods from a third country for the placing on board of a Russian-flagged vessel.]

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but—

(a)it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (1)(a) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the goods were destined (or ultimately destined) for Russia;

(b)it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (1)(b) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the supply or delivery was from a place in Russia, whether directly or indirectly.

[F143(c)it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (1)(c) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the supply or delivery was for the placing on board of a Russian-flagged vessel, whether directly or indirectly.]

(4) In this regulation “third country” means a country that is not the United Kingdom, the Isle of Man or Russia.

Making available or acquiring [F144restricted goods] and [F145restricted technology] U.K.

25.—(1) A person must not—

(a)directly or indirectly make [F146restricted goods] or [F147restricted technology] available to a person connected with Russia;

(b)directly or indirectly make [F148restricted goods] or [F149restricted technology] available for use in Russia;

(c)directly or indirectly acquire military goods or military technology from a person connected with Russia;

F150(d). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(e)directly or indirectly acquire military goods or military technology located in Russia.

[F151(f)directly or indirectly make maritime goods or maritime technology available for the placing on board of a Russian-flagged vessel.]

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but—

(a)it is a defence for a person charged with an offence of contravening paragraph (1)(a) or (c) (“P”) to show that P did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the person was connected with Russia;

(b)it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (1)(b) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the goods or technology were for use in Russia;

F152(c). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(d)it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (1)(e) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the goods or technology were located in Russia.

[F153(e)it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (1)(f) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the goods or technology were to be made available for the placing on board of a Russian-flagged vessel.]

Textual Amendments

F150Reg. 25(1)(d) omitted (31.12.2020 immediately after IP completion day) by virtue of The Sanctions (EU Exit) (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No. 2) Regulations 2020 (S.I. 2020/590), regs. 1(2), 10(4)(a); S.I. 2020/1514, reg. 4

F152Reg. 25(3)(c) omitted (31.12.2020 immediately after IP completion day) by virtue of The Sanctions (EU Exit) (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No. 2) Regulations 2020 (S.I. 2020/590), regs. 1(2), 10(4)(b); S.I. 2020/1514, reg. 4

Commencement Information

I24Reg. 25 in force at 31.12.2020 on IP completion day (in accordance with 2020 c. 1, Sch. 5 para. 1(1)), see reg. 1(2)

Transfer of [F154restricted technology] U.K.

26.—(1) A person must not—

(a)transfer [F155restricted technology] to a place in Russia;

(b)transfer [F156restricted technology] to a person connected with Russia;

(c)transfer military technology to persons outside the United Kingdom or to a place outside the United Kingdom, where the transfer is from a place in Russia.

[F157(d)transfer maritime technology to a Russian-flagged vessel.]

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but—

(a)it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (1)(a) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the transfer was to a place in Russia;

(b)it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (1)(b) (“P”) to show that P did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the person was connected with Russia;

(c)it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (1)(c) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the transfer was from a place in Russia.

[F158(d)it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (1)(d) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the transfer was to a Russian-flagged vessel.]

Technical assistance relating to [F159restricted goods] and [F160restricted technology]U.K.

27.—(1) A person must not directly or indirectly provide technical assistance relating to [F159restricted goods] or [F160restricted technology]

(a)to a person connected with Russia, or

(b)for use in Russia.

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but—

(a)it is a defence for a person charged with an offence of contravening paragraph (1)(a) (“P”) to show that P did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the person was connected with Russia;

(b)it is a defence for a person charged with an offence of contravening paragraph (1)(b) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the goods or technology were for use in Russia.

Textual Amendments

Commencement Information

I26Reg. 27 in force at 31.12.2020 on IP completion day (in accordance with 2020 c. 1, Sch. 5 para. 1(1)), see reg. 1(2)

Financial services and funds relating to [F159restricted goods] and [F160restricted technology]U.K.

28.—(1) A person must not directly or indirectly provide, to a person connected with Russia, financial services in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement whose object or effect is—

(a)the export of [F159restricted goods],

(b)the direct or indirect supply or delivery of [F159restricted goods],

(c)directly or indirectly making [F159restricted goods] or [F160restricted technology] available to a person,

(d)the transfer of [F160restricted technology], or

(e)the direct or indirect provision of technical assistance relating to [F159restricted goods] or [F160restricted technology].

(2) A person must not directly or indirectly make funds available to a person connected with Russia in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement mentioned in paragraph (1).

(3) A person must not directly or indirectly provide financial services or funds in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement whose object or effect is—

(a)the export of [F159restricted goods] to, or for use in, Russia;

(b)the direct or indirect supply or delivery of [F159restricted goods] to a place in Russia;

(c)directly or indirectly making [F159restricted goods] or [F160restricted technology] available—

(i)to a person connected with Russia, or

(ii)for use in Russia;

(d)the transfer of [F160restricted technology]

(i)to a person connected with Russia, or

(ii)to a place in Russia; or

(e)the direct or indirect provision of technical assistance relating to [F159restricted goods] or [F160restricted technology]

(i)to a person connected with Russia, or

(ii)for use in Russia.

F161(4) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

F162(5) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(6) Paragraphs (1) to [F163(3)] are subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(7) A person who contravenes a prohibition in any of paragraphs (1) [F164to (3)] commits an offence, but—

(a)it is a defence for a person charged with an offence of contravening paragraph (1) [F165or (2)] (“P”) to show that P did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the person was connected with Russia;

(b)it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (3) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the financial services or funds (as the case may be) were provided in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement mentioned in that paragraph [F166.]

F167(c). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

F161Reg. 28(4) omitted (31.12.2020 immediately after IP completion day) by virtue of The Sanctions (EU Exit) (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No. 2) Regulations 2020 (S.I. 2020/590), regs. 1(2), 10(5)(a); S.I. 2020/1514, reg. 4

F162Reg. 28(5) omitted (31.12.2020 immediately after IP completion day) by virtue of The Sanctions (EU Exit) (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No. 2) Regulations 2020 (S.I. 2020/590), regs. 1(2), 10(5)(a); S.I. 2020/1514, reg. 4

F163Word in reg. 28(6) substituted (31.12.2020 immediately after IP completion day) by The Sanctions (EU Exit) (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No. 2) Regulations 2020 (S.I. 2020/590), regs. 1(2), 10(5)(b); S.I. 2020/1514, reg. 4

F164Words in reg. 28(7) substituted (31.12.2020 immediately after IP completion day) by The Sanctions (EU Exit) (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No. 2) Regulations 2020 (S.I. 2020/590), regs. 1(2), 10(5)(c)(i); S.I. 2020/1514, reg. 4

F165Words in reg. 28(7)(a) substituted (31.12.2020 immediately after IP completion day) by The Sanctions (EU Exit) (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No. 2) Regulations 2020 (S.I. 2020/590), regs. 1(2), 10(5)(c)(ii); S.I. 2020/1514, reg. 4

F166Full stop in reg. 28(7)(b) substituted for semicolon (31.12.2020 immediately after IP completion day) by The Sanctions (EU Exit) (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No. 2) Regulations 2020 (S.I. 2020/590), regs. 1(2), 10(5)(c)(iii); S.I. 2020/1514, reg. 4

F167Reg. 28(7)(c) omitted (31.12.2020 immediately after IP completion day) by virtue of The Sanctions (EU Exit) (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No. 2) Regulations 2020 (S.I. 2020/590), regs. 1(2), 10(5)(c)(iv); S.I. 2020/1514, reg. 4

Commencement Information

I27Reg. 28 in force at 31.12.2020 on IP completion day (in accordance with 2020 c. 1, Sch. 5 para. 1(1)), see reg. 1(2)

Brokering services: non-UK activity relating to [F159restricted goods] and [F160restricted technology]U.K.

29.—(1) A person must not directly or indirectly provide brokering services in relation to an arrangement (“arrangement A”) whose object or effect is—

(a)the direct or indirect supply or delivery of [F159restricted goods] from a third country to a place in Russia;

(b)directly or indirectly making [F159restricted goods] available in a third country for direct or indirect supply or delivery—

(i)to a person connected with Russia, or

(ii)to a place in Russia;

(c)directly or indirectly making [F160restricted technology] available in a third country for transfer—

(i)to a person connected with Russia, or

(ii)to a place in Russia;

(d)the transfer of [F160restricted technology] from a place in a third country—

(i)to a person connected with Russia, or

(ii)to a place in Russia;

(e)the direct or indirect provision, in a non-UK country, of technical assistance relating to [F159restricted goods] or [F160restricted technology]

(i)to a person connected with Russia, or

(ii)for use in Russia;

(f)the direct or indirect provision, in a non-UK country, of financial services—

(i)to a person connected with Russia, where arrangement A, or any other arrangement in connection with which arrangement A is entered into, is an arrangement mentioned in regulation 28(1), or

(ii)where arrangement A, or any other arrangement in connection with which arrangement A is entered into, is an arrangement mentioned in regulation 28(3);

(g)directly or indirectly making funds available, in a non-UK country, to a person connected with Russia, where arrangement A, or any other arrangement in connection with which arrangement A is entered into, is an arrangement mentioned in regulation 28(1); or

(h)the direct or indirect provision of funds from a non-UK country, where arrangement A, or any other arrangement in connection with which arrangement A is entered into, is an arrangement mentioned in regulation 28(3).

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with that offence to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the brokering services were provided in relation to an arrangement mentioned in that paragraph.

(4) In this regulation—

non-UK country” means a country that is not the United Kingdom;

third country” means—

(a)

for the purposes of paragraph (1)(a) and (b), a country that is not the United Kingdom, the Isle of Man or Russia,

(b)

for the purposes of any other provision of paragraph (1), a country that is not the United Kingdom or Russia.

Textual Amendments

Commencement Information

I28Reg. 29 in force at 31.12.2020 on IP completion day (in accordance with 2020 c. 1, Sch. 5 para. 1(1)), see reg. 1(2)

[F168Insurance and reinsurance services relating to aviation and space goods and aviation and space technologyU.K.

29A.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly provide insurance or reinsurance services relating to aviation and space goods or aviation and space technology—

(a)to a person connected with Russia, or

(b)for use in Russia.

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but—

(a)it is a defence for a person charged with an offence of contravening paragraph (1)(a) (“P”) to show that P did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the person was connected with Russia;

(b)it is a defence for a person charged with an offence of contravening paragraph (1)(b) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the goods or technology were for use in Russia.]

Enabling or facilitating military activitiesU.K.

30.—(1) A person must not directly or indirectly provide—

(a)technical assistance,

(b)armed personnel,

(c)financial services or funds, or

(d)brokering services in relation to an arrangement whose object or effect is to provide, in a non-UK country, anything mentioned in sub-paragraphs (a) to (c),

where such provision enables or facilitates the conduct of military activities carried on or proposed to be carried on by the Russian military or any other military end-user who is a person connected with Russia.

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes the prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with that offence to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the provision as mentioned in paragraph (1) would enable or facilitate the conduct of military activities carried on or proposed to be carried on by the Russian military or any other military end-user who is a person connected with Russia.

(4) In this regulation—

non-UK country” means a country that is not the United Kingdom;

technical assistance” means the provision of technical support or any other technical service.

(5) Nothing in this regulation is to be taken to limit the meaning of any of the prohibitions contained in this Part.

Commencement Information

I29Reg. 30 in force at 31.12.2020 on IP completion day (in accordance with 2020 c. 1, Sch. 5 para. 1(1)), see reg. 1(2)

[F169CHAPTER 2AU.K.Goods and technology relating to non-government controlled Ukrainian territory

InterpretationU.K.

30A.  In this Chapter—

relevant restricted goods” means only those restricted goods which are not infrastructure-related goods but which are military goods;

relevant restricted technology” means only that restricted technology which is military technology.

[F170Export of relevant restricted goodsU.K.

30B.(1) The export of relevant restricted goods to, or for use in, Crimea is prohibited.

(2) The export of relevant restricted goods to, or for use in, non-government controlled areas of the Donetsk, Kherson, Luhansk and Zaporizhzhia oblasts is prohibited.

(3) Paragraphs (1) and (2) are subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(4) It is a defence for a person charged with the offence under section 68(1) (offences in relation to exportation of prohibited or restricted goods) of CEMA in relation to the prohibition in paragraph (2) to show that they did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the export was, or would have been, to, or the goods were for use in, non-government controlled areas of the Donetsk, Kherson, Luhansk and Zaporizhzhia oblasts.]

Supply and delivery of relevant restricted goodsU.K.

30C.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly supply or deliver relevant restricted goods from a third country to a place in non-government controlled Ukrainian territory.

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (1) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the goods were destined (or ultimately destined) for non-government controlled Ukrainian territory.

(4) In this regulation, “third country” means a country that is not the United Kingdom or the Isle of Man.

Making available relevant restricted goods and relevant restricted technologyU.K.

30D.(1) A person must not—

(a)directly or indirectly make relevant restricted goods or relevant restricted technology available to a person connected with non-government controlled Ukrainian territory; or

(b)directly or indirectly make relevant restricted goods or relevant restricted technology available for use in non-government controlled Ukrainian territory.

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but—

(a)it is a defence for a person charged with an offence of contravening paragraph (1)(a) (“P”) to show that P did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the person was connected with non-government controlled Ukrainian territory;

(b)it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (1)(b) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the goods or technology were for use in non-government controlled Ukrainian territory.

Transfer of relevant restricted technologyU.K.

30E.(1) A person must not—

(a)transfer relevant restricted technology to a place in non-government controlled Ukrainian territory; or

(b)transfer relevant restricted technology to a person connected with non-government controlled Ukrainian territory.

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but—

(a)it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (1)(a) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the transfer was to a place in non-government controlled Ukrainian territory;

(b)it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (1)(b) (“P”) to show that P did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the person was connected with non-government controlled Ukrainian territory.

Technical assistance relating to relevant restricted goods and relevant restricted technologyU.K.

30F.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly provide technical assistance relating to relevant restricted goods or relevant restricted technology—

(a)to a person connected with non-government controlled Ukrainian territory; or

(b)for use in non-government controlled Ukrainian territory.

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but—

(a)it is a defence for a person charged with an offence of contravening paragraph (1)(a) (“P”) to show that P did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the person was connected with non-government controlled Ukrainian territory;

(b)it is a defence for a person charged with an offence of contravening paragraph (1)(b) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the goods or technology were for use in non-government controlled Ukrainian territory.

Financial services and funds relating to relevant restricted goods and relevant restricted technologyU.K.

30G.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly provide, to a person connected with non-government controlled Ukrainian territory, financial services in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement whose object or effect is—

(a)the export of relevant restricted goods;

(b)the direct or indirect supply or delivery of relevant restricted goods;

(c)directly or indirectly making relevant restricted goods or relevant restricted technology available to a person;

(d)the transfer of relevant restricted technology; or

(e)the direct or indirect provision of technical assistance relating to relevant restricted goods or relevant restricted technology.

(2) A person must not directly or indirectly provide funds to a person connected with non-government controlled Ukrainian territory in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement mentioned in paragraph (1).

(3) A person must not directly or indirectly provide financial services or funds in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement whose object or effect is—

(a)the export of relevant restricted goods to, or for use in, non-government controlled Ukrainian territory;

(b)the direct or indirect supply or delivery of relevant restricted goods to a place in non-government controlled Ukrainian territory;

(c)directly or indirectly making relevant restricted goods or relevant restricted technology available—

(i)to a person connected with non-government controlled Ukrainian territory, or

(ii)for use in non-government controlled Ukrainian territory;

(d)the transfer of relevant restricted technology—

(i)to a person connected with non-government controlled Ukrainian territory, or

(ii)to a place in non-government controlled Ukrainian territory; or

(e)the direct or indirect provision of technical assistance relating to relevant restricted goods or relevant restricted technology—

(i)to a person connected with non-government controlled Ukrainian territory, or

(ii)for use in non-government controlled Ukrainian territory.

(4) Paragraphs (1) to (3) are subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(5) A person who contravenes a prohibition in any of paragraphs (1) to (3) commits an offence, but—

(a)it is a defence for a person charged with an offence of contravening paragraph (1) or (2) (“P”) to show that P did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the person was connected with non-government controlled Ukrainian territory;

(b)it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (3) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the financial services or funds (as the case may be) were provided in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement mentioned in that paragraph.

Brokering services relating to relevant restricted goods and relevant restricted technologyU.K.

30H.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly provide brokering services to a person connected with non-government controlled Ukrainian territory in relation to an arrangement whose object or effect is—

(a)the export of relevant restricted goods;

(b)the direct or indirect supply or delivery of relevant restricted goods;

(c)directly or indirectly making relevant restricted goods or relevant restricted technology available to a person;

(d)the transfer of relevant restricted technology; or

(e)the direct or indirect provision of technical assistance relating to relevant restricted goods or relevant restricted technology.

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with that offence to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the brokering services were provided in relation to an arrangement mentioned in that paragraph.]

F171CHAPTER 3U.K.Dual-use goods, dual-use technology and related activities

Interpretation of this ChapterU.K.

31.  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Export of dual-use goodsU.K.

32.  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Supply and delivery of dual-use goodsU.K.

33.  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Making dual-use goods and dual-use technology availableU.K.

34.  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Transfer of dual-use technologyU.K.

35.  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Technical assistance relating to dual-use goods and dual-use technologyU.K.

36.  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Financial services and funds relating to dual-use goods and dual-use technologyU.K.

37.  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Brokering services: non-UK activity relating to dual-use goods and dual-use technologyU.K.

38.  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

CHAPTER 4U.K.Energy-related goods and related activities

Interpretation of this ChapterU.K.

39.  For the purposes of this Chapter “Russia” includes Russia's exclusive economic zone and continental shelf (which terms are to be interpreted in accordance with the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea) M11.

Commencement Information

I30Reg. 39 in force at 31.12.2020 on IP completion day (in accordance with 2020 c. 1, Sch. 5 para. 1(1)), see reg. 1(2)

Marginal Citations

M11Command 8941.

Export of energy-related goodsU.K.

40.[F172(1) The export of energy-related goods to, or for use in, Russia is prohibited.]

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

Textual Amendments

Commencement Information

I31Reg. 40 in force at 31.12.2020 on IP completion day (in accordance with 2020 c. 1, Sch. 5 para. 1(1)), see reg. 1(2)

[F173Supply and delivery of energy-related goodsU.K.

41.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly supply or deliver energy-related goods from a third country to a place in Russia.

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (1) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the goods were destined (or ultimately destined) for Russia.

(4) In this regulation “third country” means a country that is not the United Kingdom, the Isle of Man or Russia.]

Making energy-related goods availableU.K.

42.—(1) A person must not directly or indirectly make energy-related goods available for use in Russia.

[F174(1A) A person must not directly or indirectly make energy-related goods available to a person connected with Russia.]

(2) [F175Paragraphs (1) and (1A) are] subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with that offence to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the goods were for use in Russia.

[F176(4) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1A) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with that offence (“P”) to show that P did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the person was connected with Russia.]

[F177Technical assistance relating to energy-related goodsU.K.

43.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly provide technical assistance relating to energy-related goods—

(a)to a person connected with Russia; or

(b)for use in Russia.

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exception and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but—

(a)it is a defence for a person charged with an offence of contravening paragraph (1)(a) (“P”) to show that P did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the person was connected with Russia;

(b)it is a defence for a person charged with an offence of contravening paragraph (1)(b) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the goods were for use in Russia.]

Financial services and funds relating to energy-related goods F178...U.K.

44.—(1) A person must not directly or indirectly provide, to a person connected with Russia, financial services in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement whose object or effect is—

(a)the export of energy-related goods,

(b)the direct or indirect supply or delivery of energy-related goods,

(c)directly or indirectly making energy-related goods available to a person, or

(d)the direct or indirect provision of technical assistance relating to energy-related goods.

(2) A person must not directly or indirectly make funds available to a person connected with Russia in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement mentioned in paragraph (1).

[F179(3) A person must not directly or indirectly provide financial services or funds in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement whose object or effect is—

(a)the export of energy related goods to, or for use in, Russia;

(b)the direct or indirect supply or delivery of energy related goods to a place in Russia;

(c)directly or indirectly making energy related goods available—

(i)to a person connected with Russia; or

(ii)for use in Russia;

(d)the direct or indirect provision of technical assistance relating to energy related goods—

(i)to a person connected with Russia, or

(ii)for use in Russia.]

(4) Paragraphs (1) to (3) are subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(5) A person who contravenes a prohibition in any of paragraphs (1) to (3) commits an offence, but—

(a)it is a defence for a person charged with an offence of contravening a prohibition in paragraph (1) or (2) (“P”) to show that P did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the person was connected with Russia;

(b)it is a defence for a person charged with an offence of contravening a prohibition in paragraph (3) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the financial services or funds (as the case may be) were provided in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement mentioned that paragraph.

Textual Amendments

Commencement Information

I33Reg. 44 in force at 31.12.2020 on IP completion day (in accordance with 2020 c. 1, Sch. 5 para. 1(1)), see reg. 1(2)

Brokering services: non-UK activity relating to energy-related goods F180...U.K.

45.—(1) A person (“P”) must not directly or indirectly provide brokering services in relation to an arrangement (“arrangement A”) whose object or effect is—

(a)the direct or indirect supply or delivery of energy-related goods F181... from a third country to a place in Russia;

[F182(b)directly or indirectly making energy-related goods available in a third country for direct or indirect supply or delivery—

(i)to a person connected with Russia, or

(ii)to a place in Russia;]

(c)the direct or indirect provision, in a non-UK country, of technical assistance relating to energy-related goods—

(i)to a person connected with Russia, or

(ii)for use in Russia;

(d)the direct or indirect provision, in a non-UK country, of financial services—

(i)to a person connected with Russia, where arrangement A, or any other arrangement in connection with which arrangement A is entered into, is an arrangement mentioned in regulation 44(1) , or

(ii)where arrangement A, or any other arrangement in connection with which arrangement A is entered into, is an arrangement mentioned in regulation 44(3);

(e)directly or indirectly making funds available, in a non-UK country, to a person connected with Russia, where arrangement A, or any other arrangement in connection with which arrangement A is entered into, is an arrangement mentioned in regulation 44(1); or

(f)the direct or indirect provision of funds from a non-UK country, where arrangement A, or any other arrangement in connection with which arrangement A is entered into, is an arrangement mentioned in regulation 44(3).

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with that offence to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the brokering services were provided in relation to an arrangement mentioned in that paragraph.

(4) In this regulation—

non-UK country” means a country that is not the United Kingdom;

third country” means a country that is not the United Kingdom, the Isle of Man or Russia.

Textual Amendments

Commencement Information

I34Reg. 45 in force at 31.12.2020 on IP completion day (in accordance with 2020 c. 1, Sch. 5 para. 1(1)), see reg. 1(2)

Prohibition on providing other energy-related servicesU.K.

46.—(1) A person must not provide, directly or indirectly, relevant energy services.

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes the prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with that offence to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the person was providing relevant energy services.

(4) In this regulation—

[F183relevant energy services” means specified services necessary for an oil or gas exploration or production project in Russia;]

F184...

specified services” means any of the following—

(a)

drilling;

(b)

well testing;

(c)

logging and completion services;

(d)

supply of specialised floating vessels.

Textual Amendments

Commencement Information

I35Reg. 46 in force at 31.12.2020 on IP completion day (in accordance with 2020 c. 1, Sch. 5 para. 1(1)), see reg. 1(2)

[F185CHAPTER 4AU.K.Aircraft and ships

Technical assistance relating to aircraft and shipsU.K.

46A.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly provide to, or for the benefit of, a designated person technical assistance relating to—

(a)an aircraft, or

(b)a ship.

(2) [F186Paragraph (1)(b)] does not apply to any technical assistance which is prohibited under regulation 27 (technical assistance relating to restricted goods and restricted technology).

(3) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(4) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with an offence of contravening paragraph (1) (“P”) to show that P did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the technical assistance was provided to, or for the benefit of, a designated person.

(5) In this regulation—

aircraft” includes unmanned aircraft and aircraft capable of spaceflight activities;

designated person” means a person designated under regulation 5 (power to designate persons) for the purposes of this regulation;

ship” includes every description of vessel (including a hovercraft) used in navigation.]

[F187CHAPTER 4BU.K.Luxury goods

Textual Amendments

Luxury goodsU.K.

46B.(1) The export of luxury goods to, or for use in, Russia is prohibited.

(2) A person must not directly or indirectly—

(a)supply or deliver luxury goods from a third country to a place in Russia;

(b)make luxury goods available to a person connected with Russia;

(c)make luxury goods available for use in Russia.

(3) Paragraphs (1) and (2) are subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(4) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (2) commits an offence, but—

(a)it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (2)(a) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the goods were destined (or ultimately destined) for Russia;

(b)it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (2)(b) (“P”) to show that P did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the person was connected with Russia;

(c)it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (2)(c) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the goods were for use in Russia.

(5) In this regulation, “third country” means a country that is not the United Kingdom, the Isle of Man or Russia.

[F188Technical assistance relating to luxury goodsU.K.

46BA.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly provide technical assistance relating to luxury goods—

(a)to a person connected with Russia, or

(b)for use in Russia.

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but—

(a)it is a defence for a person charged with an offence of contravening paragraph (1)(a) (“P”) to show that P did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the person was connected with Russia;

(b)it is a defence for a person charged with an offence of contravening paragraph (1)(b) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the luxury goods were for use in Russia.

Financial services and funds relating to luxury goodsU.K.

46BB.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly provide financial services or funds in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement whose object or effect is—

(a)the export of luxury goods to, or for use in, Russia;

(b)the direct or indirect supply or delivery of luxury goods to a place in Russia;

(c)directly or indirectly making luxury goods available—

(i)to a person connected with Russia, or

(ii)for use in Russia; or

(d)the direct or indirect provision of technical assistance relating to luxury goods—

(i)to a person connected with Russia, or

(ii)for use in Russia.

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening that paragraph to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the financial services or funds (as the case may be) were provided in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement mentioned in that paragraph.

Brokering services relating to luxury goodsU.K.

46BC.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly provide brokering services relating to luxury goods—

(a)to a person connected with Russia; or

(b)for use in Russia.

(2) A person must not directly or indirectly provide brokering services in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement whose object or effect is—

(a)the export of luxury goods to, or for use in, Russia;

(b)the direct or indirect supply or delivery of luxury goods to a place in Russia;

(c)directly or indirectly making luxury goods available—

(i)to a person connected with Russia, or

(ii)for use in Russia; or

(d)the direct or indirect provision of technical assistance relating to luxury goods—

(i)to a person connected with Russia, or

(ii)for use in Russia.

(3) Paragraphs (1) and (2) are subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(4) A person who contravenes a prohibition in any of paragraph (1) or (2) commits an offence, but—

(a)it is a defence for a person charged with an offence of contravening paragraph (1)(a) (“P”) to show that P did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the brokering services were provided to person who was connected with Russia;

(b)it is a defence for a person charged with an offence of contravening paragraph (1)(b) (“P”) to show that P did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the brokering services were provided in relation to goods which were for use in Russia;

(c)it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (2) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the brokering services were provided in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement mentioned in that paragraph.]]

[F189CHAPTER 4CU.K.Iron and steel products

[F190InterpretationU.K.

46C.  In this Chapter—

iron and steel products” means any thing specified in Schedule 3B;

third country” means a country that is not the United Kingdom, the Isle of Man or Russia.]

Import of iron and steel productsU.K.

46D.(1) The import of iron and steel products which are consigned from Russia is prohibited.

(2) The import of iron and steel products which originate in Russia is prohibited.

(3) Paragraphs (1) and (2) are subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

Acquisition of iron and steel productsU.K.

46E.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly acquire iron and steel products—

(a)which originate in Russia;

(b)which are located in Russia.

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but—

(a)it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (1)(a) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the goods originated in Russia;

(b)it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (1)(b) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the goods were located in Russia.

Supply and delivery of iron and steel productsU.K.

46F.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly supply or deliver iron and steel products from a place in Russia to a third country.

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (1) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the supply or delivery was from a place in Russia, whether directly or indirectly.

(4) In this regulation, “third country” means a country that is not the United Kingdom, the Isle of Man or Russia.]

[F191Technical assistance relating to iron and steel productsU.K.

46G.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly provide technical assistance relating to—

(a)the import of iron and steel products which—

(i)originate in Russia; or

(ii)are consigned from Russia;

(b)the direct or indirect acquisition of iron and steel products which—

(i)originate in Russia; or

(ii)are located in Russia; or

(c)the direct or indirect supply or delivery of iron and steel products from a place in Russia to a third country.

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but—

(a)it is a defence for a person charged with an offence of contravening paragraph (1)(a), to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the technical assistance related to an import described in that paragraph;

(b)it is a defence for a person charged with an offence of contravening paragraph (1)(b), to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the technical assistance related to an acquisition described in that paragraph;

(c)it is a defence for a person charged with an offence of contravening paragraph (1)(c), to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the technical assistance related to a supply or delivery described in that paragraph.

Financial services and funds relating to iron and steel productsU.K.

46H.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly provide financial services or funds in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement whose object or effect is—

(a)the import of iron and steel products which—

(i)originate in Russia; or

(ii)are consigned from Russia;

(b)the direct or indirect acquisition of iron and steel products which—

(i)originate in Russia; or

(ii)are located in Russia; or

(c)the direct or indirect supply or delivery of iron and steel products from a place in Russia to a third country.

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes the prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with that offence to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the financial services or funds (as the case may be) were provided in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement mentioned in that paragraph.

Brokering services relating to iron and steel productsU.K.

46I.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly provide brokering services in relation to any arrangements described in regulation 46H(1)(a) to (c).

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with that offence to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the brokering services were provided in relation to an arrangement mentioned in that paragraph.]

[F192CHAPTER 4CAU.K.Iron and steel products processed in a third country F193...

InterpretationU.K.

46IA.(1) In this Chapter—

iron or steel product” means any thing specified in [F194Part 1, 2 or 3 of] Schedule 3B (Iron and steel products);

relevant day” means 30th September 2023;

relevant processed iron or steel product” means any iron or steel product which—

(a)

has been processed in a third country; and

(b)

which incorporates one or more iron or steel products originating in Russia;

third country” means a country that is not the United Kingdom, the Isle of Man or Russia.

(2) For the purposes of the definition of “relevant processed iron or steel product” in paragraph (1), an iron or steel product is processed where it is—

(a)altered;

(b)transformed in any way; or

(c)subjected to any other type of operation or process.

Import of relevant processed iron or steel productsU.K.

46IB.(1) The import of a relevant processed iron or steel product, on or after the relevant day, is prohibited.

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

Technical assistance relating to relevant processed iron or steel productsU.K.

46IC.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly provide technical assistance relating to the import of a relevant processed iron or steel product.

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes the prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with that offence to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the technical assistance related to an import described in that paragraph.

Financial services and funds relating to relevant processed iron or steel productsU.K.

46ID.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly provide financial services or funds in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement whose object or effect is the import of a relevant processed iron or steel product.

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes the prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with that offence to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the financial services or funds (as the case may be) were provided in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement mentioned in that paragraph.

Brokering services relating to relevant processed iron or steel productsU.K.

46IE.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly provide brokering services in the pursuance of, or in connection, with any arrangement described in regulation 46ID.

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes the prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with that offence to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the brokering services were provided in relation to an arrangement mentioned in that paragraph.]

[F195CHAPTER 4CBU.K.Metals

InterpretationU.K.

46IF.  In this Chapter—

metals” means any thing specified in Schedule 3BA;

third country” means a country that is not the United Kingdom, the Isle of Man or Russia.

Import of metalsU.K.

46IG.(1) The import of metals which are consigned from Russia is prohibited.

(2)  The import of metals which originate in Russia is prohibited.

(3) Paragraphs (1) and (2) are subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

Acquisition of metalsU.K.

46IH.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly acquire metals which—

(a)originate in Russia; or

(b)are located in Russia.

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but—

(a)it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (1)(a) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the metals originated in Russia;

(b)it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (1)(b) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the metals were located in Russia.

Supply and delivery of metalsU.K.

46II.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly supply or deliver metals from a place in Russia to a third country.

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (1) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the supply or delivery was from a place in Russia, whether directly or indirectly.]

[F196CHAPTER 4DU.K.Interception and monitoring services

InterpretationU.K.

46J.  In this Chapter, “Government of Russia” has the meaning given in regulation 6(7);

Interception and monitoring servicesU.K.

46K.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly provide interception and monitoring services to, or for the benefit of, the Government of Russia.

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes the prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person (“P”) charged with that offence to show that P did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the services were provided to, or for the benefit of, the Government of Russia.

CHAPTER 4EU.K.Banknotes

BanknotesU.K.

46L.(1) The export of banknotes to, or for use in, Russia is prohibited.

(2) A person must not directly or indirectly—

(a)supply or deliver banknotes to a person connected with Russia;

(b)make banknotes available to a person connected with Russia; or

(c)make banknotes available for use in Russia.

(3) Paragraphs (1) and (2) are subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(4) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (2) commits an offence.

(5) In this regulation, “banknotes” means—

(a)sterling denominated banknotes issued by the Bank of England and banks in Scotland and Northern Ireland; and

(b)banknotes denominated in any official currency of the European Union.

CHAPTER 4FU.K.Jet fuel and fuel additives

InterpretationU.K.

46M.  In this Chapter, “jet fuel and fuel additives” means the goods listed under that heading in Part 8 of Schedule 2A.

Jet fuel and fuel additivesU.K.

46N.(1) The export of jet fuel and fuel additives to, or for use in, Russia is prohibited.

(2) A person must not directly or indirectly—

(a)supply or deliver jet fuel and fuel additives from a third country to a place in Russia;

(b)make jet fuel and fuel additives available to a person connected with Russia;

(c)make jet fuel and fuel additives available for use in Russia.

(3) Paragraphs (1) and (2) are subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(4) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (2) commits an offence, but—

(a)it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (2)(a) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the jet fuel and fuel additives were destined (or ultimately destined) for Russia;

(b)it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (2)(b) (“P”) to show that P did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the person was connected with Russia;

(c)it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (2)(c) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the jet fuel and fuel additives were for use in Russia.

(5) In this regulation, “third country” means a country that is not the United Kingdom, the Isle of Man or Russia.

Technical assistance relating to jet fuel and fuel additivesU.K.

46O.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly provide technical assistance relating to jet fuel and fuel additives—

(a)to a person connected with Russia; or

(b)for use in Russia.

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but—

(a)it is a defence for a person charged with an offence of contravening paragraph (1)(a), to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the technical assistance was to be provided to a person connected with Russia;

(b)it is a defence for a person charged with an offence of contravening paragraph (1)(b), to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the technical assistance related to jet fuel and fuel additives for use in Russia.

Financial services and funds relating to jet fuel and fuel additivesU.K.

46P.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly provide, to a person connected with Russia, financial services in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement whose object or effect is—

(a)the export of jet fuel and fuel additives;

(b)the direct or indirect supply or delivery of jet fuel and fuel additives;

(c)directly or indirectly making jet fuel and fuel additives available to a person connected with Russia; or

(d)the direct or indirect provision of technical assistance relating to jet fuel and fuel additives.

(2) A person must not directly or indirectly make funds available to a person connected with Russia in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement mentioned in paragraph (1).

(3) A person must not directly or indirectly provide financial services or funds in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement whose object or effect is—

(a)the export of jet fuel and fuel additives to, or for use in, Russia;

(b)the direct or indirect supply or delivery of jet fuel and fuel additives to a place in Russia;

(c)directly or indirectly making jet fuel and fuel additives available—

(i)to a person connected with Russia, or

(ii)for use in Russia; or

(d)the direct or indirect provision of technical assistance relating to jet fuel and fuel additives—

(i)to a person connected with Russia, or

(ii)for use in Russia.

(4) Paragraphs (1) to (3) are subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(5) A person who contravenes a prohibition in any of paragraphs (1) to (3) commits an offence, but—

(a)it is a defence for a person charged with an offence of contravening paragraph (1) or (2) (“P”) to show that P did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the person was connected with Russia;

(b)it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (3) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the financial services or funds (as the case may be) were provided in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement mentioned in that paragraph.

Brokering services relating to jet fuel and fuel additivesU.K.

46Q.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly provide brokering services to a person connected with Russia in relation to an arrangement whose object or effect is—

(a)the export of jet fuel and fuel additives;

(b)the direct or indirect supply or delivery of jet fuel and fuel additives;

(c)directly or indirectly making jet fuel and fuel additives available to a person connected with Russia; or

(d)the direct or indirect provision of technical assistance relating to jet fuel and fuel additives.

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with that offence to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the brokering services were provided in relation to an arrangement mentioned in that paragraph.

CHAPTER 4GU.K. [F197Schedule 3D] Revenue generating goods

InterpretationU.K.

46R.  In this Chapter—

[F198Schedule 3D] revenue generating goods” means any thing specified in Schedule 3D;

third country” means a country that is not the United Kingdom, the Isle of Man or Russia.

Import of [F199Schedule 3D] revenue generating goodsU.K.

46S.(1) The import of [F199Schedule 3D] revenue generating goods which are consigned from Russia is prohibited.

(2) The import of [F199Schedule 3D] revenue generating goods which originate in Russia is prohibited.

(3) Paragraphs (1) and (2) are subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

Acquisition of [F200Schedule 3D] revenue generating goodsU.K.

46T.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly acquire [F200Schedule 3D] revenue generating goods which—

(a)originate in Russia; or

(b)are located in Russia,

with the intention of those goods entering the United Kingdom.

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but—

(a)it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (1)(a) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the goods originated in Russia;

(b)it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (1)(b) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the goods were located in Russia.

Supply and delivery of revenue generating goodsU.K.

F20146U.  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Technical assistance relating to [F202Schedule 3D] revenue generating goodsU.K.

46V.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly provide technical assistance relating to—

(a)the import of [F202Schedule 3D] revenue generating goods which—

(i)originate in Russia, or

(ii)are consigned from Russia;

(b)the direct or indirect acquisition of [F202Schedule 3D] revenue generating goods which—

(i)originate in Russia, or

(ii)are located in Russia,

with the intention of those goods entering the United Kingdom;

F203(c). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but—

(a)it is a defence for a person charged with an offence of contravening paragraph (1)(a), to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the technical assistance related to an import described in that paragraph;

(b)it is a defence for a person charged with an offence of contravening paragraph (1)(b), to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the technical assistance related to an acquisition described in that paragraph;

F204(c). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Financial services and funds relating to [F205Schedule 3D] revenue generating goodsU.K.

46W.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly provide financial services or funds in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement whose object or effect is—

(a)the import of [F205Schedule 3D] revenue generating goods which—

(i)originate in Russia, or

(ii)are consigned from Russia; or

(b)the direct or indirect acquisition of [F205Schedule 3D] revenue generating goods which—

(i)originate in Russia, or

(ii)are located in Russia,

with the intention of those goods entering the United Kingdom;

F206(c). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes the prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with that offence to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the financial services or funds (as the case may be) were provided in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement mentioned in that paragraph.

Brokering services relating to [F207Schedule 3D] revenue generating goodsU.K.

46X.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly provide brokering services in relation to any arrangements described in regulation [F20846W(1)(a) or (b)].

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with that offence to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the brokering services were provided in relation to an arrangement mentioned in that paragraph.]

[F209CHAPTER 4GAU.K.Schedule 3DA revenue generating goods

InterpretationU.K.

46XA.  In this Chapter—

Schedule 3DA revenue generating goods” means any thing specified in Schedule 3DA;

third country” means a country that is not the United Kingdom, the Isle of Man or Russia.

Import of Schedule 3DA revenue generating goodsU.K.

46XB.(1) The import of Schedule 3DA revenue generating goods which are consigned from Russia is prohibited.

(2) The import of Schedule 3DA revenue generating goods which originate in Russia is prohibited.

(3) Paragraphs (1) and (2) are subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

Acquisition of Schedule 3DA revenue generating goodsU.K.

46XC.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly acquire Schedule 3DA revenue generating goods which—

(a)originate in Russia; or

(b)are located in Russia.

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but—

(a)it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (1)(a) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the goods originated in Russia;

(b)it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (1)(b) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the goods were located in Russia.

Supply and delivery of Schedule 3DA revenue generating goods to a third countryU.K.

46XD.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly supply or deliver Schedule 3DA revenue generating goods from a place in Russia to a third country.

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (1) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the supply or delivery was from a place in Russia, whether directly or indirectly.

Technical assistance relating to Schedule 3DA revenue generating goodsU.K.

46XE.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly provide technical assistance relating to—

(a)the import of Schedule 3DA revenue generating goods which—

(i)originate in Russia; or

(ii)are consigned from Russia;

(b)the direct or indirect acquisition of Schedule 3DA revenue generating goods which—

(i)originate in Russia; or

(ii)are located in Russia;

(c)the direct or indirect supply or delivery of Schedule 3DA revenue generating goods from a place in Russia to a third country.

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but—

(a)it is a defence for a person charged with an offence of contravening paragraph (1)(a), to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the technical assistance related to an import described in that paragraph;

(b)it is a defence for a person charged with an offence of contravening paragraph (1)(b), to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the technical assistance related to an acquisition described in that paragraph;

(c)it is a defence for a person charged with an offence of contravening paragraph (1)(c), to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the technical assistance related to a supply or delivery described in that paragraph.

Financial services and funds relating to Schedule 3DA revenue generating goodsU.K.

46XF.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly provide financial services or funds in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement whose object or effect is—

(a)the import of Schedule 3DA revenue generating goods which—

(i)originate in Russia; or

(ii)are consigned from Russia;

(b)the direct or indirect acquisition of Schedule 3DA revenue generating goods which—

(i)originate in Russia; or

(ii)are located in Russia;

(c)the direct or indirect supply or delivery of Schedule 3DA revenue generating goods from a place in Russia to a third country.

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes the prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with that offence to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the financial services or funds (as the case may be) were provided in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement mentioned in that paragraph.

Brokering services relating to Schedule 3DA revenue generating goodsU.K.

46XG.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly provide brokering services in relation to any arrangements described in regulation 46XF(1)(a) to (c).

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with that offence to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the brokering services were provided in relation to an arrangement mentioned in that paragraph.]

[F210Chapter 4HU.K. [F211G7 dependency and further goods]

[F212G7 dependency and further goods] U.K.

46Y.(1) The export of [F213G7 dependency and further goods] to, or for use in, Russia is prohibited.

(2) A person must not directly or indirectly—

(a)supply or deliver [F213G7 dependency and further goods] from a third country to a place in Russia;

(b)make [F213G7 dependency and further goods] available to a person connected with Russia;

(c)make [F213G7 dependency and further goods] available for use in Russia.

(3) Paragraphs (1) and (2) are subject to Part 7 (exceptions and licences).

(4) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (2) commits an offence, but—

(a)it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (2)(a) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the goods were destined (or ultimately destined) for Russia;

(b)it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (2)(b) (“P”) to show that P did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the person was connected with Russia;

(c)it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (2)(c) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the goods were for use in Russia.

(5) In this regulation “third country” means a country that is not the United Kingdom, the Isle of Man or Russia.

Technical assistance relating to [F214G7 dependency and further goods] U.K.

46Z.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly provide technical assistance relating to [F215G7 dependency and further goods]

(a)to a person connected with Russia; or

(b)for use in Russia.

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but—

(a)it is a defence for a person charged with an offence of contravening paragraph (1)(a) (“P”) to show that P did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the person was connected with Russia;

(b)it is a defence for a person charged with an offence of contravening paragraph (1)(b) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the goods were for use in Russia.

Financial services and funds relating to [F216G7 dependency and further goods] U.K.

46Z1.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly provide, to a person connected with Russia, financial services in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement whose object or effect is—

(a)the export of [F217G7 dependency and further goods];

(b)the direct or indirect supply or delivery of [F217G7 dependency and further goods];

(c)directly or indirectly making [F217G7 dependency and further goods] available to a person; or

(d)the direct or indirect provision of technical assistance relating to [F217G7 dependency and further goods].

(2) A person must not directly or indirectly make funds available to a person connected with Russia in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement mentioned in paragraph (1).

(3) A person must not directly or indirectly provide financial services or funds in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement whose object or effect is—

(a)the export of [F217G7 dependency and further goods] to, or for use in, Russia;

(b)the direct or indirect supply or delivery of [F217G7 dependency and further goods] to a place in Russia;

(c)directly or indirectly making [F217G7 dependency and further goods] available—

(i)to a person connected with Russia, or

(ii)for use in Russia; or

(d)the direct or indirect provision of technical assistance relating to [F217G7 dependency and further goods]

(i)to a person connected with Russia, or

(ii)for use in Russia.

(4) Paragraphs (1) to (3) are subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(5) A person who contravenes a prohibition in any of paragraphs (1) to (3) commits an offence, but—

(a)it is a defence for a person charged with an offence of contravening paragraph (1) or (2) (“P”) to show that P did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the person was connected with Russia;

(b)it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (3) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the financial services or funds (as the case may be) were provided in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement mentioned in that paragraph.

Brokering services relating to [F218G7 dependency and further goods] U.K.

46Z2.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly provide brokering services to a person connected with Russia in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement (“arrangement A”) whose object or effect is—

(a)the export of [F219G7 dependency and further goods];

(b)the direct or indirect supply or delivery of [F219G7 dependency and further goods];

(c)directly or indirectly making [F219G7 dependency and further goods] available to a person;

(d)the direct or indirect provision of technical assistance relating to [F219G7 dependency and further goods];

(e)the direct or indirect provision, in a non-UK country, of financial services—

(i)to a person connected with Russia, where arrangement A, or any other arrangement in connection with which arrangement A is entered into, is an arrangement mentioned in regulation 46Z1(1), or

(ii)where arrangement A, or any other arrangement in connection with which arrangement A is entered into, is an arrangement mentioned in regulation 46Z1(3);

(f)directly or indirectly making funds available, in a non-UK country, to a person connected with Russia, where arrangement A, or any other arrangement in connection with which arrangement A is entered into, is an arrangement mentioned in regulation 46Z1(1); or

(g)the direct or indirect provision of funds from a non-UK country, where arrangement A, or any other arrangement in connection with which arrangement A is entered into, is an arrangement mentioned in regulation 46Z1(3).

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with that offence to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the brokering services were provided in relation to an arrangement mentioned in that paragraph.

[F220(4) In this regulation, “non-UK country” means a country which is not the United Kingdom.]

CHAPTER 4IU.K.Oil and Oil Products

Meaning of “relevant day”U.K.

46Z3.  In this Chapter, “relevant day” means [F2215th December 2022].

Import of oil and oil productsU.K.

46Z4.(1) The import of oil and oil products, on or after the relevant day, which are consigned from Russia is prohibited.

(2) The import of oil and oil products, on or after the relevant day, which originate in Russia is prohibited.

(3) Paragraphs (1) and (2) are subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

Acquisition of oil and oil productsU.K.

46Z5.(1) A person must not, on or after the relevant day, directly or indirectly acquire oil and oil products—

(a)which originate in Russia; or

(b)which are located in Russia,

with the intention of those goods entering the United Kingdom.

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but—

(a)it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (1)(a) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the goods originated in Russia;

(b)it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (1)(b) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the goods were located in Russia.

Supply and delivery of oil and oil productsU.K.

F22246Z6.  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Technical assistance relating to oil and oil productsU.K.

46Z7.[F223(1) A person must not, on or after the relevant day, directly or indirectly provide technical assistance relating to—

(a)the import of oil and oil products which—

(i)originate in Russia, or

(ii)are consigned from Russia;

(b)the direct or indirect acquisition of oil and oil products which—

(i)originate in Russia, or

(ii)are located in Russia,

with the intention of those goods entering the United Kingdom;

F224(c). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .]

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes any of the prohibitions in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with an offence of contravening—

(a)paragraph (1)(a), to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the technical assistance related to an import described in that paragraph;

(b)paragraph (1)(b), to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the technical assistance related to an acquisition described in that paragraph;

F225(c). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Financial services and funds relating to oil and oil productsU.K.

46Z8.[F226(1) A person must not, on or after the relevant day, directly or indirectly provide financial services or funds in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement whose object or effect is—

(a)the import of oil and oil products which—

(i)originate in Russia, or

(ii)are consigned from Russia;

(b)the direct or indirect acquisition of oil and oil products which—

(i)originate in Russia, or

(ii)are located in Russia,

with the intention of those goods entering the United Kingdom;

F227(c). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .]

[F228(2)] [F229Paragraph (1) is] are subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

[F230(3)]  A person who contravenes the prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with that offence to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the financial services or funds (as the case may be) were provided in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement mentioned in that paragraph.

Brokering services relating to oil and oil productsU.K.

46Z9.(1) A person must not, on or after the relevant day, directly or indirectly provide brokering services in relation to any arrangements described in regulation [F23146Z8(1)(a) or (b)].

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with that offence to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the brokering services were provided in relation to an arrangement mentioned in that paragraph.

[F232CHAPTER 4IAU.K.Maritime transportation of certain oil and oil products

InterpretationU.K.

46Z9A.(1) In this Chapter—

2709 oil and oil products” means those oil and oil products—

(a)

falling within commodity code 2709; and

(b)

which originate in or are consigned from Russia;

2710 oil and oil products” means those oil and oil products—

(a)

falling within commodity code 2710; and

(b)

which originate in or are consigned from Russia;

first relevant day” means 5th December 2022;

second relevant day” means 5th February 2023;

ship” includes every description of vessel (including a hovercraft) used in navigation, except the naval, military or air-force ships of any country;

third country” means any country other than the United Kingdom, the Isle of Man or Russia.

(2) Paragraph 1 of Schedule 3 applies for determining whether oil and oil products fall within the commodity codes specified in paragraph (1).

Maritime transportation of certain oil and oil products to and between third countriesU.K.

46Z9B.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly, on or after the first relevant day, supply or deliver by ship, 2709 oil and oil products—

(a)from a place in Russia to a third country; or

(b)from one third country to another third country.

(2) A person must not directly or indirectly, on or after the second relevant day, supply or deliver by ship, 2710 oil and oil products—

(a)from a place in Russia to a third country; or

(b)from one third country to another third country.

(3) For the purposes of paragraphs (1) and (2), “supply or deliver by ship” includes any transfer of the goods concerned between ships on which those goods are being supplied or delivered as specified in those paragraphs.

(4) For the purposes of paragraphs (1) and (2), a person supplying or delivering the goods concerned by ship includes a person who owns, controls, charters or operates a ship—

(a)on which those goods are being carried; or

(b)from or to which those goods are being transferred.

(5) For the purposes of paragraph (4), whether a person—

(a)owns a ship is to be determined in accordance with regulation 57I(1)(a);

(b)controls a ship is to be determined in accordance with regulation 57I(1)(b);

(c)has chartered a ship is to be determined in accordance with regulation 57E(3)(c).

(6) Regulation 57I(2) does not apply for the purposes of paragraph (5)(b).

(7) Paragraphs (1) and (2) are subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(8) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with an offence of contravening that prohibition to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the supply or delivery related to oil and oil products—

(a)which fell within commodity code 2709; or

(b)which were consigned from or originated in Russia.

(9) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (2) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with an offence of contravening that prohibition to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the supply or delivery related to oil and oil products—

(a)which fell within commodity code 2710; or

(b)which were consigned from or originated in Russia.

Financial services and funds relating to maritime transportation of certain oil and oil productsU.K.

46Z9C.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly, on or after the first relevant day, provide financial services or funds in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement whose object or effect is the supply or delivery by ship of 2709 oil and oil products—

(a)from a place in Russia to a third country; or

(b)from one third country to another third country.

(2) A person must not directly or indirectly, on or after the second relevant day, provide financial services or funds in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement whose object or effect is the supply or delivery by ship of 2710 oil and oil products—

(a)from a place in Russia to a third country; or

(b)from one third country to another third country.

(3) Paragraphs (1) and (2) are subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(4) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence but it is a defence for a person charged with an offence of contravening that prohibition to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the financial services or funds (as the case may be) were provided in pursuance of or in connection with the supply or delivery of oil and oil products—

(a)which fell within commodity code 2709; or

(b)which were consigned from or originated in Russia.

(5) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (2) commits an offence but it is a defence for a person charged with an offence of contravening that prohibition to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the financial services or funds (as the case may be) were provided in pursuance of or in connection with the supply or delivery of oil and oil products—

(a)which fell within commodity code 2710; or

(b)which were consigned from or originated in Russia.

Brokering services relating to maritime transportation of certain oil and oil productsU.K.

46Z9D.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly, on or after the first relevant day, provide brokering services in relation to any arrangements described in regulation 46Z9C(1).

(2) A person must not directly or indirectly, on or after the second relevant day, provide brokering services in relation to any arrangements described in regulation 46Z9C(2).

(3) Paragraphs (1) and (2) are subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(4) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with that offence to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the brokering services were provided in relation to an arrangement described in that paragraph.

(5) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (2) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with that offence to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the brokering services were provided in relation to an arrangement described in that paragraph.]

CHAPTER 4JU.K.Gold

Meaning of “relevant day”U.K.

46Z10.  In this Chapter, “relevant day” means the day on which this Chapter comes into force.

Prohibition on the import of gold from RussiaU.K.

46Z11.(1) The import of gold [F233originating in] Russia is prohibited, where that gold has been exported from Russia on or after the relevant day.

(2) For the purposes of these Regulations, gold has been exported from Russia when—

(a)it has completed the applicable export formalities; and

(b)where the gold was transported by—

(i)land, it has left Russian territory;

(ii)sea, the ship on which it was transported has departed a port in Russia for a destination outside of Russia;

(iii)air, the aircraft on which it was transported has departed an airport in Russia for a destination outside of Russia.

(3) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

Acquisition of gold from RussiaU.K.

46Z12.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly acquire gold which on or after the relevant day—

(a)originated in Russia; and

(b)is located in Russia,

with the intention of those goods entering the United Kingdom.

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but—

(a)it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (1)(a) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the gold originated in Russia;

(b)it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (1)(b) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the gold was located in Russia.

Supply and delivery of gold from RussiaU.K.

F23446Z13.  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Technical assistance relating to goldU.K.

46Z14.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly provide technical assistance relating to—

(a)the import of gold which on or after the relevant day—

(i)originated in Russia; or

(ii)is consigned from Russia;

(b)the direct or indirect acquisition of gold which on or after the relevant day—

(i)originated in Russia; and

(ii)is located in Russia,

with the intention of that gold entering the United Kingdom;

F235(c). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with an offence of contravening —

(a)paragraph (1)(a), to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the technical assistance related to an import described in that paragraph;

(b)paragraph (1)(b), to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the technical assistance related to an acquisition described in that paragraph;

F236(c). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Financial services and funds relating to goldU.K.

46Z15.[F237(1) A person must not directly or indirectly provide financial services or funds in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement whose object or effect is—

(a)the import of gold which on or after the relevant day—

(i)originated in Russia, or

(ii)is consigned from Russia;

(b)the direct or indirect acquisition of gold which on or after the relevant day—

(i)originated in Russia, and

(ii)is located in Russia,

with the intention of that gold entering the United Kingdom;

F238(c). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .]

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (1) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the financial services or funds (as the case may be) were provided in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement mentioned in that paragraph.

Brokering services relating to goldU.K.

46Z16.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly provide brokering services in relation to any arrangements described in regulation [F23946Z15(1)(a) or (b)].

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with that offence to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the brokering services were provided in relation to an arrangement mentioned in that paragraph.

[F240CHAPTER 4JAU.K.Gold jewellery and relevant processed gold

InterpretationU.K.

46Z16A.(1) In this Chapter—

relevant day” means the day on which this Chapter comes into force;

relevant processed gold” means gold which—

(a)

has been processed in a third country; and

(b)

incorporates gold that, on or after 21st July 2022—

(i)

originated in Russia, and

(ii)

has been exported from Russia;

third country” means a country that is not the United Kingdom, the Isle of Man or Russia.

(2) For the purposes of this Chapter, a thing has been exported from Russia when—

(a)it has completed the applicable export formalities; and

(b)where the thing was transported by—

(i)land, it has left Russian territory;

(ii)sea, the ship on which it was transported has departed a port in Russia for a destination outside of Russia;

(iii)air, the aircraft on which it was transported has departed an airport in Russia for a destination outside of Russia.

(3) For the purposes of this Chapter, gold is processed where it is—

(a)altered;

(b)transformed in any way; or

(c)subjected to any other type of operation or process.

Prohibition on the import of gold jewellery from RussiaU.K.

46Z16B.(1) The import of gold jewellery originating in Russia is prohibited where the gold jewellery has been exported from Russia on or after the relevant day.

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

Prohibition on the import of relevant processed goldU.K.

46Z16C.(1) The import of relevant processed gold is prohibited.

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

Acquisition of gold jewellery from RussiaU.K.

46Z16D.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly acquire gold jewellery which—

(a)originates in Russia; and

(b)is located in Russia,

with the intention of the gold jewellery entering the United Kingdom.

(2) A person must not directly or indirectly acquire gold jewellery which—

(a)originates in Russia; and

(b)on or after the relevant day, has been exported from Russia,

with the intention of the gold jewellery entering the United Kingdom.

(3) Paragraphs (1) and (2) are subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(4) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening that paragraph to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the gold jewellery—

(a)originated in Russia; or

(b)was located in Russia.

(5) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (2) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening that paragraph to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the gold jewellery—

(a)originated in Russia; or

(b)had been exported from Russia on or after the relevant day.

Technical assistance relating to gold jewelleryU.K.

46Z16E.[F241(1) A person must not directly or indirectly provide technical assistance relating to—

(a)the import of gold jewellery which on or after the relevant day—

(i)originated in Russia, or

(ii)is exported from Russia;

(b)the direct or indirect acquisition of gold jewellery which—

(i)originated in Russia, or

(ii)is located in Russia or, on or after the relevant day, has been exported from Russia,

with the intention of that gold jewellery entering the United Kingdom.]

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with an offence of contravening—

(a)paragraph (1)(a) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the technical assistance related to an import described in that sub-paragraph;

(b)paragraph (1)(b) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the technical assistance related to an acquisition described in that sub-paragraph.

Technical assistance relating to relevant processed goldU.K.

46Z16F.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly provide technical assistance relating to the import of relevant processed gold.

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with an offence of contravening paragraph (1) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the technical assistance related to an import described in that paragraph.

Financial services and funds relating to gold jewelleryU.K.

46Z16G.[F242(1) A person must not directly or indirectly provide financial services or funds in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement whose object or effect is—

(a)the import of gold jewellery which on or after the relevant day—

(i)originated in Russia, or

(ii)is exported from Russia;

(b)the direct or indirect acquisition of gold which on or after the relevant day—

(i)originated in Russia, or

(ii)is located in Russia,

with the intention of that gold jewellery entering the United Kingdom.]

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (1) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the financial services or funds (as the case may be) were provided in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement mentioned in that paragraph.

Financial services and funds relating to relevant processed goldU.K.

46Z16H.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly provide financial services or funds in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement whose object or effect is the import of relevant processed gold.

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (1) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the financial services or funds (as the case may be) were provided in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement mentioned in that paragraph.

Brokering services relating to gold jewellery and relevant processed goldU.K.

46Z16I.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly provide brokering services in the pursuance of, or in connection, with any arrangements described in regulations 46Z16G(1) and 46Z16H(1).

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (1) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the brokering services were provided in relation to an arrangement mentioned in that paragraph.]

[F243CHAPTER 4JBU.K.

InterpretationU.K.

46Z16J.  In this Chapter—

diamonds” means any thing specified in Part 2 of Schedule 3GA;

diamond jewellery” means any thing specified in Part 3 of Schedule 3GA;

third country” means a country which is not the United Kingdom, the Isle of Man or Russia.

Import of diamonds and diamond jewelleryU.K.

46Z16K.(1) The import of diamonds and diamond jewellery which are consigned from Russia is prohibited.

(2) The import of diamonds and diamond jewellery which originate in Russia is prohibited.

(3) Paragraphs (1) and (2) are subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

Acquisition of diamonds and diamond jewelleryU.K.

46Z16L.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly acquire diamonds or diamond jewellery which—

(a)originate in Russia; or

(b)are located in Russia.

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but—

(a)it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (1)(a) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the goods originated in Russia;

(b)it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (1)(b) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the goods were located in Russia.

Supply and delivery of diamonds and diamond jewelleryU.K.

46Z16M.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly supply or deliver diamonds or diamond jewellery from a place in Russia to a third country.

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (1) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the supply or delivery was from a place in Russia, whether directly or indirectly.

Technical assistance relating to diamonds and diamond jewelleryU.K.

46Z16N.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly provide technical assistance relating to—

(a)the import of diamonds or diamond jewellery which—

(i)originate in Russia, or

(ii)are consigned from Russia;

(b)the direct or indirect acquisition of diamonds or diamond jewellery which—

(i)originate in Russia, or

(ii)are located in Russia; or

(c)the direct or indirect supply or delivery of diamonds or diamond jewellery from a place in Russia to a third country.

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with an offence of contravening—

(a)paragraph (1)(a) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the technical assistance related to an import described in that paragraph;

(b)paragraph (1)(b) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the technical assistance related to an acquisition described in that paragraph;

(c)paragraph (1)(c), to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the technical assistance related to a supply or delivery described in that paragraph.

Financial services and funds relating to diamonds and diamond jewelleryU.K.

46Z16O.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly provide financial services or funds in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement whose object or effect is—

(a)the import of diamonds or diamond jewellery which—

(i)originate in Russia, or

(ii)are consigned from Russia;

(b)the direct or indirect acquisition of diamonds or diamond jewellery which—

(i)originate in Russia, or

(ii)are located in Russia; or

(c)the direct or indirect supply or delivery of diamonds or diamond jewellery from a place in Russia to a third country.

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening that paragraph to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the financial services or funds (as the case may be) were provided in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement mentioned in that paragraph.

Brokering services relating to diamonds and diamond jewelleryU.K.

46Z16P.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly provide brokering services in relation to any arrangements described in regulation 46Z16O(1).

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening that paragraph to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the brokering services were provided in relation to an arrangement mentioned in that paragraph.]

[F244CHAPTER 4JCU.K.Certain diamonds processed in a third country

InterpretationU.K.

46Z16Q.(1) In this Chapter—

diamonds” means any thing falling within—

(a)

the following commodity codes—

(i)

7102 10 (unsorted diamonds);

(ii)

7102 39 (non-industrial diamonds, other than unworked or simply sawn, cleaved or bruted); and

(b)

both commodity code ex 7102 31 and the description “non-industrial diamonds, simply sawn, cleaved or bruted”;

relevant day” means—

(a)

1st March 2024 in relation to any diamonds which are equal to or larger than 1 carat;

(b)

1st September 2024 in relation to any diamonds which are equal to or larger than 0.5 carats;

relevant processed diamonds” means diamonds which—

(a)

have been processed in a third country; and

(b)

originate in Russia;

third country” means a country that is not the United Kingdom, the Isle of Man or Russia.

(2) Paragraph 1 of Schedule 3 applies for the purposes of interpreting the definition of diamonds in paragraph (1).

(3) For the purposes of this Chapter, diamonds are processed where they are—

(a)altered;

(b)transformed in any way; or

(c)subjected to any other type of operation or process.

Import of relevant processed diamondsU.K.

46Z16R.(1) The import of relevant processed diamonds, on or after the relevant day, is prohibited.

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

Technical assistance relating to relevant processed diamondsU.K.

46Z16S.(1) A person must not on or after the relevant day directly or indirectly provide technical assistance relating to the import of relevant processed diamonds.

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with an offence of contravening paragraph (1) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the technical assistance related to an import described in that paragraph.

Financial services and funds relating to relevant processed diamondsU.K.

46Z16T.(1) A person must not on or after the relevant day directly or indirectly provide financial services or funds in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement whose object or effect is the import of relevant processed diamonds.

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (1) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the financial services or funds (as the case may be) were provided in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement mentioned in that paragraph.

Brokering services relating to relevant processed diamondsU.K.

46Z16U.(1) A person must not on or after the relevant day directly or indirectly provide brokering services in relation to any arrangements described in regulation 46Z16T(1).

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (1) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the brokering services were provided in relation to an arrangement mentioned in that paragraph.]

CHAPTER 4KU.K.Coal and Coal Products

Meaning of relevant dayU.K.

46Z17.  In this Chapter, “relevant day” means 10th August 2022.

Import of coal and coal productsU.K.

46Z18.(1) The import of coal and coal products, on or after the relevant day, which are consigned from Russia is prohibited.

(2) The import of coal and coal products, on or after the relevant day, which originate in Russia is prohibited.

(3) Paragraphs (1) and (2) are subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

Acquisition of coal and coal productsU.K.

46Z19.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly, on or after the relevant day, acquire coal and coal products—

(a)which originate in Russia; or

(b)which are located in Russia,

with the intention of those goods entering the United Kingdom.

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but—

(a)it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (1)(a) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the goods originated in Russia;

(b)it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (1)(b) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the goods were located in Russia.

Supply and delivery of coal and coal productsU.K.

F24546Z20.  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Technical assistance relating to coal and coal productsU.K.

46Z21.[F246(1) A person must not, on or after the relevant day, directly or indirectly provide technical assistance relating to—

(a)the import of coal and coal products which—

(i)originate in Russia, or

(ii)are consigned from Russia;

(b)the direct or indirect acquisition of coal and coal products which—

(i)originate in Russia, or

(ii)are located in Russia,

with the intention of those goods entering the United Kingdom;

F247(c). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .]

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with an offence of contravening—

(a)paragraph (1)(a), to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the technical assistance related to an import described in that paragraph;

(b)paragraph (1)(b), to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the technical assistance related to an acquisition described in that paragraph;

F248(c). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Financial services and funds relating to coal and coal productsU.K.

46Z22.[F249(1) A person must not, on or after the relevant day, directly or indirectly provide financial services or funds in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement whose object or effect is—

(a)the import of coal and coal products which—

(i)originate in Russia, or

(ii)are consigned from Russia;

(b)the direct or indirect acquisition of coal and coal products which—

(i)originate in Russia, or

(ii)are located in Russia,

with the intention of those goods entering the United Kingdom;

F250(c). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .]

(2) Paragraphs (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes the prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with that offence to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the financial services or funds (as the case may be) were provided in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement mentioned in that paragraph.

Brokering services relating to coal and coal productsU.K.

46Z23.(1) A person must not, on or after the relevant day, directly or indirectly provide brokering services in relation to any arrangements described in regulation [F25146Z22(1)(a) or (b)].

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with that offence to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the brokering services were provided in relation to an arrangement mentioned in that paragraph.]

[F252CHAPTER 4LU.K.Liquefied natural gas

InterpretationU.K.

46Z24.(1) In this Chapter, “liquefied natural gas” means liquefied natural gas falling within commodity code 2711 11 00.

(2) Paragraph 1 of Schedule 3 applies for the purposes of interpreting the definition in paragraph (1).

Import of liquefied natural gasU.K.

46Z25.(1) The import of liquefied natural gas which is consigned from Russia is prohibited.

(2) The import of liquefied natural gas which originates in Russia is prohibited.

(3) Paragraphs (1) and (2) are subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

Acquisition of liquefied natural gasU.K.

46Z26.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly acquire liquefied natural gas—

(a)which originates in Russia; or

(b)which is located in Russia,

with the intention of the liquefied natural gas entering the United Kingdom.

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but—

(a)it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (1)(a) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the liquefied natural gas originated in Russia;

(b)it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (1)(b) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the liquefied natural gas was located in Russia.

Technical assistance relating to liquefied natural gasU.K.

46Z27.[F253(1) A person must not directly or indirectly provide technical assistance relating to—

(a)the import of liquefied natural gas which—

(i)originates in Russia, or

(ii)is consigned from Russia;

(b)the direct or indirect acquisition of liquefied natural gas which—

(i)originates in Russia, or

(ii)is located in Russia,

with the intention of the liquefied natural gas entering the United Kingdom.]

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes any of the prohibitions in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with an offence of contravening—

(a)paragraph (1)(a), to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the technical assistance related to an import described in that paragraph;

(b)paragraph (1)(b), to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the technical assistance related to an acquisition described in that paragraph.

Financial services and funds relating to liquefied natural gasU.K.

46Z28.[F254(1) A person must not directly or indirectly provide financial services or funds in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement whose object or effect is—

(a)the import of liquefied natural gas which—

(i)originates in Russia, or

(ii)is consigned from Russia;

(b)the direct or indirect acquisition of liquefied natural gas which—

(i)originates in Russia, or

(ii)is located in Russia,

with the intention of the liquefied natural gas entering the United Kingdom.]

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes the prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with that offence to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the financial services or funds (as the case may be) were provided in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement mentioned in that paragraph.

Brokering services relating to liquefied natural gasU.K.

46Z29.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly provide brokering services in relation to any arrangements described in regulation 46Z28(1)(a) and (b).

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with that offence to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the brokering services were provided in relation to an arrangement mentioned in that paragraph.

CHAPTER 4MU.K.Russia’s vulnerable goods

Russia’s vulnerable goodsU.K.

46Z30.(1) The export of Russia’s vulnerable goods to, or for use in, Russia is prohibited.

(2) A person must not directly or indirectly—

(a)supply or deliver Russia’s vulnerable goods from a third country to a place in Russia;

(b)make Russia’s vulnerable goods available to a person connected with Russia;

(c)make Russia’s vulnerable goods available for use in Russia.

(3) Paragraphs (1) and (2) are subject to Part 7 (exceptions and licences).

(4) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (2) commits an offence, but—

(a)it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (2)(a) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the goods were destined (or ultimately destined) for Russia;

(b)it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (2)(b) (“P”) to show that P did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the person was connected with Russia;

(c)it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (2)(c) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the goods were for use in Russia.

(5) In this regulation “third country” means a country that is not the United Kingdom, the Isle of Man or Russia.

Technical assistance relating to Russia’s vulnerable goodsU.K.

46Z31.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly provide technical assistance relating to Russia’s vulnerable goods—

(a)to a person connected with Russia; or

(b)for use in Russia.

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but—

(a)it is a defence for a person charged with an offence of contravening paragraph (1)(a) (“P”) to show that P did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the person was connected with Russia;

(b)it is a defence for a person charged with an offence of contravening paragraph (1)(b) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the goods were for use in Russia.

Financial services and funds relating to Russia’s vulnerable goodsU.K.

46Z32.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly provide, to a person connected with Russia, financial services in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement whose object or effect is—

(a)the export of Russia’s vulnerable goods;

(b)the direct or indirect supply or delivery of Russia’s vulnerable goods;

(c)directly or indirectly making Russia’s vulnerable goods available to a person; or

(d)the direct or indirect provision of technical assistance relating to Russia’s vulnerable goods.

(2) A person must not directly or indirectly make funds available to a person connected with Russia in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement mentioned in paragraph (1).

(3) A person must not directly or indirectly provide financial services or funds in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement whose object or effect is—

(a)the export of Russia’s vulnerable goods to, or for use in, Russia;

(c)the direct or indirect supply or delivery of Russia’s vulnerable goods to a place in Russia;

(c)directly or indirectly making Russia’s vulnerable goods available—

(i)to a person connected with Russia, or

(ii)for use in Russia; or

(d)the direct or indirect provision of technical assistance relating to Russia’s vulnerable goods—

(i)to a person connected with Russia, or

(ii)for use in Russia.

(4) Paragraphs (1) to (3) are subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(5) A person who contravenes a prohibition in any of paragraphs (1) to (3) commits an offence, but—

(a)it is a defence for a person charged with an offence of contravening paragraph (1) or (2) (“P”) to show that P did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the person was connected with Russia;

(a)it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (3) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the financial services or funds (as the case may be) were provided in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement mentioned in that paragraph.

Brokering services relating to Russia’s vulnerable goodsU.K.

46Z33.(1) A person must not directly or indirectly provide brokering services to a person connected with Russia in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement (“arrangement A”) whose object or effect is—

(a)the export of Russia’s vulnerable goods;

(b)the direct or indirect supply or delivery of Russia’s vulnerable goods;

(c)directly or indirectly making Russia’s vulnerable goods available to a person;

(d)the direct or indirect provision of technical assistance relating to Russia’s vulnerable goods;

(e)the direct or indirect provision, in a non-UK country, of financial services—

(i)to a person connected with Russia, where arrangement A, or any other arrangement in connection with which arrangement A is entered into, is an arrangement mentioned in regulation 46Z32(1), or

(ii)where arrangement A, or any other arrangement in connection with which arrangement A is entered into, is an arrangement mentioned in regulation 46Z32(3);

(f)directly or indirectly making funds available, in a non-UK country, to a person connected with Russia, where arrangement A, or any other arrangement in connection with which arrangement A is entered into, is an arrangement mentioned in regulation 46Z32(1); or

(g)the direct or indirect provision of funds from a non-UK country, where arrangement A, or any other arrangement in connection with which arrangement A is entered into, is an arrangement mentioned in regulation 46Z32(3).

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with that offence to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the brokering services were provided in relation to an arrangement mentioned in that paragraph.

(4) In this regulation, “non-UK country” means a country other than the United Kingdom.]

CHAPTER 5U.K.Exports and imports, and related activities, in relation to [F255non-government controlled Ukrainian territory]

Textual Amendments

Imports from [F256non-government controlled Ukrainian territory] U.K.

47.—(1) The import of goods which originate in [F256non-government controlled Ukrainian territory] is prohibited.

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

Textual Amendments

Commencement Information

I36Reg. 47 in force at 31.12.2020 on IP completion day (in accordance with 2020 c. 1, Sch. 5 para. 1(1)), see reg. 1(2)

Export of infrastructure-related goods to [F257non-government controlled Ukrainian territory] U.K.

[F25848.(1) The export of infrastructure-related goods to, or for use in, Crimea is prohibited.

(2) The export of infrastructure-related goods to, or for use in, non-government controlled areas of the Donetsk Kherson, Luhansk and Zaporizhzhia oblasts is prohibited.

(3) Paragraphs (1) and (2) are subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(4) It is a defence for a person charged with the offence under section 68(1) (offences in relation to exportation of prohibited or restricted goods) of CEMA in relation to the prohibition in paragraph (2) to show that they did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the export was, or would have been, to, or the goods were for use in, non-government controlled areas of the Donetsk, Kherson, Luhansk and Zaporizhzhia oblasts.]

Supply and delivery of infrastructure-related goodsU.K.

49.—(1) A person must not directly or indirectly supply or deliver infrastructure-related goods from a third country to a place in [F259non-government controlled Ukrainian territory].

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes the prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but it is a defence for a person charged with that offence to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the goods were destined (or ultimately destined) for [F259non-government controlled Ukrainian territory].

(4) In this regulation, “third country” means a country that is not the United Kingdom, the Isle of Man or [F259non-government controlled Ukrainian territory].

Textual Amendments

Commencement Information

I37Reg. 49 in force at 31.12.2020 on IP completion day (in accordance with 2020 c. 1, Sch. 5 para. 1(1)), see reg. 1(2)

Making infrastructure-related goods availableU.K.

50.—(1) A person must not—

(a)directly or indirectly make infrastructure-related goods available to a person connected with [F260non-government controlled Ukrainian territory];

(b)directly or indirectly make infrastructure-related goods available for use in [F260non-government controlled Ukrainian territory].

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but—

(a)it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (1)(a) (“P”) to show that P did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the person was connected with [F260non-government controlled Ukrainian territory];

(b)it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (1)(b) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the goods were for use in [F260non-government controlled Ukrainian territory].

Textual Amendments

Commencement Information

I38Reg. 50 in force at 31.12.2020 on IP completion day (in accordance with 2020 c. 1, Sch. 5 para. 1(1)), see reg. 1(2)

Technical assistance relating to infrastructure-related goodsU.K.

51.—(1) A person must not directly or indirectly provide technical assistance relating to infrastructure-related goods—

(a)to a person connected with [F261non-government controlled Ukrainian territory], or

(b)for use in [F261non-government controlled Ukrainian territory].

(2) Paragraph (1) is subject to Part 7 (Exceptions and licences).

(3) A person who contravenes a prohibition in paragraph (1) commits an offence, but—

(a)it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (1)(a) (“P”) to show that P did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the person was connected with [F261non-government controlled Ukrainian territory];

(b)it is a defence for a person charged with the offence of contravening paragraph (1)(b) to show that the person did not know and had no reasonable cause to suspect that the goods were for use in [F261non-government controlled Ukrainian territory].

Textual Amendments

Commencement Information

I39Reg. 51 in force at 31.12.2020 on IP completion day (in accordance with 2020 c. 1, Sch. 5 para. 1(1)), see reg. 1(2)

Financial services and funds relating to infrastructure-related goods etc.U.K.

52.—(1) A person must not directly or indirectly provide, to a person connected with [F262non-government controlled Ukrainian territory], financial services in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement whose object or effect is—

(a)the export of infrastructure-related goods,

(b)the direct or indirect supply or delivery of infrastructure-related goods,

(c)directly or indirectly making infrastructure-related goods available to a person, or

(d)the direct or indirect provision of technical assistance relating to infrastructure-related goods.

(2) A person must not directly or indirectly make funds available to a person connected with [F262non-government controlled Ukrainian territory] in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement mentioned in paragraph (1).

(3) A person must not directly or indirectly provide financial services or funds in pursuance of or in connection with an arrangement whose object or effect is—

(a)the import of goods which originate in [F262non-government controlled Ukrainian territory];

(b)the export of infrastructure-related goods to, or for use in, [F262non-government controlled Ukrainian territory],

(c)the direct or indirect supply or delivery of infrastructure-related goods to a place in [