Guidance

Financial sanctions, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Democratic Republic of the Congo is currently subject to UK financial sanctions. This document provides a current list of designated persons.

Documents

Latest HM Treasury Notice, 18/02/2021, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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HM Treasury notice, Democratic Republic of the Congo 21/01/2021

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HM Treasury notice, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 19/01/2021

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Details

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 ensure that sanctions measures relating to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (‘the DRC’) are implemented effectively after the UK leaves the EU.

Context

This sanctions regime gives effect to the UK’s obligations under United Nations Security Council Resolution 1807 (2008) and aims to promote:

  • the resolution of the armed conflict in the DRC

  • respect for human rights

  • compliance with international humanitarian law

  • respect for democracy, the rule of law and good governance in the DRC

UK regulations

EU regulations (applicable prior to 31.12.2020)

Council Regulation (EC) No 1183/2005 implemented the financial restrictions in UNSCR 1596 (2005).

Find out more about UK sanctions on the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Published 23 May 2013
Last updated 18 February 2021 + show all updates
  1. Updated with 'Latest HM Treasury Notice, 18/02/2021, Democratic Republic of the Congo'

  2. Updated with 'Latest HM Treasury notice, Democratic Republic of the Congo 21/01/2021'

  3. Updated with 'Latest HM Treasury notice, Democratic Republic of the Congo 20/01/2021'

  4. Latest HM Treasury notice, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 19/01/2021

  5. Updated to reflect regime coming into force under the Sanctions Act

  6. Updated with 'Latest HM Treasury notice, 18/12/2020, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Reg 2020/2133)'

  7. Updated with ‘Latest HM Treasury notice, 14/12/2020, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Reg 2020/2021)’

  8. Updated with 'Latest HM Treasury notice, 20/10/2020, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Reg 2020/1507)'

  9. Updated with 'Latest HM Treasury notice, 10/07/2020, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Correction)'

  10. Updated with 'Latest HM Treasury notice, 20/03/2020, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Reg 2020/189)'

  11. Updated with 'Latest HM Treasury notice, 13/02/2020, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Reg 2020/189)'

  12. Updated with 'Latest HM Treasury notice, 07/02/2020, Democratic Republic of the Congo'.

  13. Updated with 'Latest HM Treasury notice 13/12/2018, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Reg 2018/1931)'.

  14. Updated with latest HM Treasury notice 16/04/2018, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Reg 2018/566)

  15. Updated with latest HM Treasury notice 12/02/2018, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Reg 2018/197)

  16. Updated with latest HM Treasury notice 02/02/2018, Democratic Republic of the Congo

  17. Updated links to regulations as part of routine site maintenance.

  18. Updated with latest HM Treasury notice 30/05/2017, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Reg 2017/904)

  19. Updated with HM Treasury notice, 09/03/2017, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Reg 2017/396)

  20. Updated with Latest HM Treasury Notice, 09/02/2017, DRC (Reg 2017/199)

  21. Updated with: HM Treasury notice, 13/12/2016, DR Congo (Reg 2016/2230)

  22. Updated due to notice 2015/614.

  23. List updated due to new notice 'Regulation 1275/2014'

  24. First published.