The UK and sanctions – read the annual report to learn more
As required under section 30 of the Sanctions and Anti Money Laundering Act 2018 (The Sanctions Act), the FCDO has published its Sanctions Regulations Report on Annual Reviews for 2021.
The report begins with a ministerial foreword from Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, Minister of State at the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office.
Each annual review sets out the purposes of the sanctions regime. Where there is a purpose is other than compliance with a United Nations obligation or other international obligation, it also assesses whether:
- Carrying out that purpose would meet any one or more of the conditions in paragraphs (a) to (i) of section 1(2) of the Sanctions Act
- There are good reasons to pursue that purpose, and
- Imposing sanctions is a reasonable course of action for the purpose
The annual reviews for sanctions regimes are in the annex to the report.
The reports are here
- Sanctions Regulations - Report on Annual Reviews 2021 - Presented to Parliament Pursuant to Section 30 of the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 - https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/1046196/The_Sanctions_Regulations_Report_on_Annual_Reviews.pdf
- Sanctions Regulations - Report on Annual Reviews 2021 - Annex: Annual Reviews - https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/sanctions-regulations-report-on-annual-reviews-2021
Find out more about related annual reviews:
Meet the team of industry experts behind ComsureFind out more
Keep up to date with the very latest news from ComsureFind out more
View our latest imagery from our news and workFind out more
Think we can help you and your business? Chat to us todayGet In Touch
As well as owning and publishing Comsure's copyrighted works, Comsure wishes to use the copyright-protected works of others. To do so, Comsure is applying for exemptions in the UK copyright law. There are certain very specific situations where Comsure is permitted to do so without seeking permission from the owner. These exemptions are in the copyright sections of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (as amended)[www.gov.UK/government/publications/copyright-acts-and-related-laws]. Many situations allow for Comsure to apply for exemptions. These include 1] Non-commercial research and private study, 2] Criticism, review and reporting of current events, 3] the copying of works in any medium as long as the use is to illustrate a point. 4] no posting is for commercial purposes [payment]. (for a full list of exemptions, please read here www.gov.uk/guidance/exceptions-to-copyright]. Concerning the exceptions, Comsure will acknowledge the work of the source author by providing a link to the source material. Comsure claims no ownership of non-Comsure content. The non-Comsure articles posted on the Comsure website are deemed important, relevant, and newsworthy to a Comsure audience (e.g. regulated financial services and professional firms [DNFSBs]). Comsure does not wish to take any credit for the publication, and the publication can be read in full in its original form if you click the articles link that always accompanies the news item. Also, Comsure does not seek any payment for highlighting these important articles. If you want any article removed, Comsure will automatically do so on a reasonable request if you email firstname.lastname@example.org.