The Sudan (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 came fully into force on 31 December 2020. They put in place sanctions measures to ensure the UK continues to meet its obligations under the United Nations sanctions regime relating to Sudan, to encourage the resolution of the armed conflicts in and the stabilisation of Sudan, and to promote:
the peace, security and stability of Sudan
respect for democracy, the rule of law and good governance in Sudan
the effective delivery of the mandates of the regional or international monitoring and peace-support missions and mechanisms whose activities contribute to the peace, stability and security of Sudan
respect for humanitarian assistance activity in Sudan
compliance with the rules of international humanitarian law applicable to the armed conflicts in Sudan
respect for, and accountability in relation to violations or abuses of human rights in Sudan
These regulations have replaced, with substantially the same effect, relevant existing EU legislation and related UK regulations.
Those persons who are designated under this regime are included on the UK sanctions list.