EU Legislation (Sanctions – Guinea-Bissau) (Jersey) Order 2019

Made                                                                          6th March 2019

Coming into force                                                       7th March 2019

THE MINISTER FOR EXTERNAL RELATIONS, in pursuance of Article 2 of the European Union Legislation (Implementation) Jersey Law 2014[1], orders as follows –

1        Interpretation

In this Order –

“General Provisions Order” means the EU Legislation (Sanctions) (General Provisions) (Jersey) Order 2014[2];

“Regulation (EU) 377/2012” means Council Regulation (EU) No 377/2012 of 3 May 2012 concerning restrictive measures directed against certain persons, entities and bodies threatening the peace, security or stability of the Republic of Guinea-Bissau (OJ L 119, 4.5.2012, p. 1), as amended up to 11th January 2018.

2        Ambulatory references to Annexes

A reference in Regulation (EU) 377/2012 to an Annex to that Regulation is to be read as a reference to that Annex as amended, substituted, extended or applied from time to time by any other EU provision, or as that Annex otherwise has effect in the EU from time to time by virtue of any judgment of the European Court.

3        Application of general provisions

(1)     This Order is a relevant special Order for the purpose of the General Provisions Order.

(2)     Regulation (EU) 377/2012 is the relevant EU provision for the purpose of the general provisions of the General Provisions Order, when those general provisions are read as part of this Order.

4        Implementation of Regulation (EU) 377/2012

Regulation (EU) 377/2012 has effect as if it were an enactment –

(a)     to any extent that it does not otherwise have effect in Jersey; and

(b)     subject to the modifications made by the general provisions that are to be read as part of this Order by virtue of Article 3 and the General Provisions Order.

5        Offences

(1)     A person who contravenes Article 2 of Regulation (EU) 377/2012, as that Article has effect in Jersey by virtue of Article 4, commits an offence and is liable to imprisonment for a term of 7 years and to a fine.

(2)     A person who –

(a)     intentionally furnishes false information or a false explanation –

(i)      to any person exercising powers under Article 10 of the General Provisions Order as read as part of this Order, or

(ii)      in purported compliance with Article 8(1) of Regulation (EU) 377/2012, as that Article has effect in Jersey by virtue of Article 4; or

(b)     with intent to evade a provision mentioned in paragraph (a)(i) or (a)(ii), destroys, mutilates, defaces, secretes or removes any document,

commits an offence and is liable to imprisonment for a term of 2 years and to a fine.

(3)     A person commits an offence, and is liable to imprisonment for a term of 1 year and to a fine, if the person, without reasonable excuse, contravenes –

(a)     Article 10(3) of the General Provisions Order as read as part of this Order; or

(b)     Article 8 of Regulation (EU) 377/2012, as that Article has effect in Jersey by virtue of Article 4 of this Order.

(4)     Paragraph (3)(b) does not apply to a Minister or to a person performing the functions of the Minister under Article 9 of the General Provisions Order.

6        Proceeds of Crime (Supervisory Bodies) (Jersey) Law 2008 amended

In the Proceeds of Crime (Supervisory Bodies) (Jersey) Law 2008[3], in Article 3(1) –

(a)     “Community Provisions (Restrictive Measures – Guinea-Bissau) (Jersey) Order 2012[4];” is deleted;

(b)     after “EU Legislation (Sanctions – South Sudan) (Jersey) Order 2015[5]” there is inserted “EU Legislation (Sanctions – Guinea-Bissau) (Jersey) Order 2019[6]”.

7        Community Provisions (Restrictive Measures – Guinea-Bissau) (Jersey) Order 2012 repealed

The Community Provisions (Restrictive Measures – Guinea-Bissau) (Jersey) Order 2012[7] is repealed.

8        Citation and commencement

This Order may be cited as the EU Legislation (Sanctions – Guinea-Bissau) (Jersey) Order 2019 and comes into force on the day after it is made.

senator i.j. gorst

Minister for External Relations

 


 



[1]                                    chapter 17.245

[2]                                    chapter 17.245.01

[3]                                    chapter 08.785

[4]                                    chapter 17.245.35

[5]                                    chapter 17.245.30

[6]                                    R&O.17/2019

[7]                                    R&O.72/2012 (chapter 17.245.35)


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