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Sanctions and Asset-Freezing (UK Human Rights Designations) (Jersey) Order 2020

Made                                                                                                           6th July 2020

Coming into force                                                                                   7th July 2020

THE MINISTER FOR EXTERNAL RELATIONS makes this Order under Article 3 of the Sanctions and Asset-Freezing (Jersey) Law 2019[1] –

1        Interpretation

In this Order –

“Law” means the Sanctions and Asset-Freezing (Jersey) Law 2019[2];

“UK Regulations” means the Global Human Rights Sanctions Regulations 2020 of the UK[3], as amended from time to time.

2        Designation of persons designated by UK on human rights grounds

A person is a designated person for the purpose of Part 3 of the Law if the person is, for the time being, designated under regulation 5 of the UK Regulations for the purposes of regulations 11 to 15 of those Regulations.

3        Licences

In considering whether to grant, vary or revoke a licence under Article 16 of the Law the Minister must have regard to whether, if the UK Regulations applied to the acts for which the licence is sought or was granted (the “relevant acts”) –

(a)     the UK Regulations would permit the grant of a special licence, being a licence authorising acts by a particular person, to authorise the relevant acts;

(b)     a general licence, that has been granted under the UK Regulations and remains in effect, would authorise the relevant acts; or

(c)     by virtue of an exception to a prohibition against the relevant acts under the UK Regulations, no licence would be required by those Regulations for the relevant acts.

4        Citation and commencement

This Order may be cited as the Sanctions and Asset-Freezing (UK Human Rights Designations) (Jersey) Order 2020 and comes into force on the day after it is made.

Senator I.J. Gorst

Minister for External Relations

[1]                                     L.2/2019

[2]                                     L.2/2019

[3]                                     S.I. 2020/680

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