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The Somalia (Sanctions) (Overseas Territories) (Amendment) Order 2013 - Advisory Warning No. 12 of 2014 (13 August 2014)

Advisory Warning No. 12 of 2014

13 August, 2014

ADVISORY WARNING

 

The Somalia (Sanctions) (Overseas Territories) (Amendment) Order 2013

(U.K.S.I. 2013 No. 1443)

 

Tortola, British Virgin Islands – 13 August 2014 The British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission (the “FSC”) is advising the public that on 13th June 2013, The Somalia (Sanctions) (Overseas Territories) (Amendment) Order 2013 (the “Order”) was ratified and extended to the Territory.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that this Order has been extended to the Territory by virtue of Schedule 1 to the Somalia (Sanctions) (Overseas Territories) Order 2012 (the “Principal Order”).

AND NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that this Order amends the Principal Order (S.I. 2012/3065), which gave effect in specified Overseas Territories to sanctions in respect of Somalia contained in United Nations Security Council resolutions (UNSCR) 733 (1992), 1356 (2001), 1425 (2002), 1772 (2007), 1844 (2008), 1851 (2008), 2036 (2012) and 2060 (2012). This Order reflects amendments to the arms embargo introduced in UNSCR 2093 (2013) and implementation of these changes by the European Union in Council Decision 2010/231 CFSP (as amended) and Council Regulation 147/2003 (as amended). This Order corresponds to a sanctions regime to be adopted by the European Union.

The Order amends the article which provides for Governors of Overseas Territories to license certain activities in line with exemptions under sanctions regime.

The United Nations Security Council Resolution 733 (1992) may be viewed in its entirety at the following URL:

http://www.un.org/en/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=S/RES/733%281992%29

The United Nations Security Council Resolution 1356 (2001) may be viewed in its entirety at the following URL:

http://www.un.org/en/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=S/RES/1356%282001%29

The United Nations Security Council Resolution 1425 (2002) may be viewed in its entirety at the following URL:

http://www.un.org/en/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=S/RES/1425%282002%29

The United Nations Security Council Resolution 1772 (2007) may be viewed in its entirety at the following URL:

http://www.un.org/en/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=S/RES/1772%282007%29

The United Nations Security Council Resolution 1844 (2008) may be viewed in its entirety at the following URL:

http://www.un.org/en/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=S/RES/1844%282008%29

The United Nations Security Council Resolution 1851 (2008) may be viewed in its entirety at the following URL:

http://www.un.org/en/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=S/RES/1851%282008%29

The United Nations Security Council Resolution 2036 (2012) may be viewed in its entirety at the following URL:

http://www.un.org/en/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=S/RES/2036%282012%29

The United Nations Security Council Resolution 2060 (2012) may be viewed in its entirety at the following URL:

http://www.un.org/en/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=S/RES/2060%282012%29

The United Nations Security Council Resolution 2093 (2013) may be viewed in its entirety at the following URL:

http://www.un.org/en/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=S/RES/2093%282013%29

The European Union in Council Decision 2010/231 CFSP of 26th April, 2010 may be viewed in its entirety at the following URL:

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:L:2010:105:0017:0021:EN:PDF  

The European Union in Council Regulation 147/2003 of 27th January, 2003 may be viewed in its entirety at the following URL:

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:L:2003:024:0002:0003:EN:PDF  

The Somalia (Sanctions) (Overseas Territories) (Amendment) Order 2013 may be viewed in its entirety at the following URL:

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2013/1443/contents/made

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