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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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Details

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.

Sanctions

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.

Context

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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