The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) gazetted the United Nations Sanctions (Haiti) Regulation on 3 March 2023.
The Regulation, which came into effect on the same date, is to give effect to certain decisions in Resolution 2653 (2022) adopted by the Security Council of the United Nations on 21 October 2022, as modified by Resolution 2664 (2022) adopted by the Security Council of the United Nations on 9 December 2022.
The main provisions of the Regulation relate to the prohibition against:
- the supply, sale, transfer or carriage of arms or related materiel to, or for the benefit of, certain persons or entities.
- the provision of technical assistance, training or financial or other assistance related to military activities, or related to the provision, maintenance or use of
arms or related materiel, to, or for the benefit of, certain person or entities.
- making available to, or for the benefit of, certain persons or entities any funds or other financial assets or economic resources.
- dealing with funds or other financial assets or economic resources belonging to, or owned or controlled by, certain persons or entities.
- entry into or transit through the HKSAR by certain persons.
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