Guidance

Financial sanctions, Iran (human rights)

Iran is currently subject to financial sanctions. This document contains a current list of designated persons relating to human rights violations.

Documents

HM Treasury notice, 14.04.2016 Iran (Human Rights) (Reg 556/2016)

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HM Treasury notice, 14.04.2014 Iran (Human Rights) (Reg 371/2014)

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HM Treasury notice, 12.03.2013 Iran (Reg 206/2013)

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Details

In 2011, the European Union imposed restrictive measures on persons responsible for serious human rights violations in Iran.

EU regulations

You can view Council Regulation (EU) No 359/2011, which placed restrictive measures on persons responsible for serious human rights violations in Iran, online. You can also view Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2016/556.

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

Published 12 March 2013
Last updated 11 December 2017 + show all updates
  1. Updated EU regulation links as part of routine site maintenance
  2. Updated with Latest HM Treasury notice, 13/04/2017, Iran (Human Rights) (Reg 2017/685)
  3. Updated due to new notice - Reg 2016/556
  4. new notice
  5. Added notice Iran (Human Rights) (Reg 371/2014) and updated consolidated list
  6. First published.