UK sanctions on ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida

This page provides guidance on the UK’s sanctions regime on ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida, if the UK leaves the EU without a deal.

The UK is leaving the EU. This page tells you about sanctions regimes after Brexit if the UK leaves the EU without a deal, and will be updated if anything changes.

The ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida sanctions regime

The ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida (United Nations Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 are intended to give effect to the UK’s obligations under UN Security Council Resolution 2368 after the UK leaves the EU.

This sanctions regime imposes certain measures against those for the time being named on the UN’s ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions List. When these regulations come into force they will replace, with substantially the same effect, relevant existing EU legislation and related UK legislation.

There are other sanctions regimes relating to countering terrorism: The Counter-Terrorism sanctions regime and the Counter-Terrorism (International) sanctions regime.

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Published 8 March 2019
Last updated 22 May 2019 + show all updates
  1. A link to general guidance on financial sanctions has been added.
  2. The link to statutory guidance on the ISIL (Da'esh) and Al-Qaida sanctions regime has been added.
  3. Links to related regimes added
  4. First published.