Guidance: Financial sanctions, Venezuela

Hm Treasury

November 13
16:04 2019

Latest HM Treasury Notice, 27/09/2019, Venezuela (Reg 2019/1403)

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Find out about the new regulations that will come into effect under the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 (the Sanctions Act) when the UK leaves the EU.


Venezuela is subject to financial sanctions imposed by the EU. You can view Council Regulation (EU) 2017/2063 on restrictive measures in Venezuela online.

Implementation date

These sanctions were introduced on 13 November 2017.


The EU introduced this sanctions regime because of:

  • serious human rights violations / abuses
  • actions, policies and activities that undermine democracy or the rule of law in Venezuela.

EU regulations

You can view Council Regulation (EU) 2017/2063 on restrictive measures in Venezuela online.You can find the most recent amendments to the Regulation by searching on EUR-Lex an online database that provides free access to EU law, international agreements and other public documents. Just:

  • enter the Regulation number into the search bar
  • open the relevant page and
  • click document information

UK regulations

Regulations if UK leaves EU without a deal

Published 15 November 2017
Last updated 13 November 2019

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