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SLI 2011 No. 26 Regulations as amended, taking into account amendments up to Charter of the United Nations (Sanctions - Libyan Arab Jamahiriya) Amendment Regulations 2011 (No. 1)
These Regulations implement Australia's obligations under United Nations Security Council resolution 1970 (26 February 2011) imposing sanctions against Libya.
Administered by: Foreign Affairs and Trade
Registered 27 Apr 2011
Start Date 22 Apr 2011
End Date 14 Dec 2011
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Part 1 Preliminary
1 Name of Regulations [see Note 1]
2 Commencement [see Note 1]
3 Definitions
4 Sanctioned supply
5 Sanctioned service
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Part 2 UN sanction enforcement laws
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Part 2A Other matters
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Part 3 Miscellaneous

Commonwealth Coat of Arms

Charter of the United Nations (Sanctions — Libyan Arab Jamahiriya) Regulations 2011

Select Legislative Instrument 2011 No. 26 as amended

made under the

Charter of the United Nations Act 1945

This compilation was prepared on 22 April 2011
taking into account amendments up to SLI 2011 No. 50

Prepared by the Office of Legislative Drafting and Publishing,
Attorney‑General’s Department, Canberra


Contents

Part 1                          Preliminary                                                                 

                        1      Name of Regulations [see Note 1]                                    3

                        2      Commencement [see Note 1]                                           3

                        3      Definitions                                                                      3

                        4      Sanctioned supply                                                          5

                        5      Sanctioned service                                                          5

Part 2                          UN sanction enforcement laws                            

                        6      Prohibition of making sanctioned supply                          6

                        7      Permit to make sanctioned supply                                   6

                        8      Prohibition of procuring import sanctioned goods            7

                        9      Prohibition of providing sanctioned service                      8

                       10      Permit to provide sanctioned service                               9

                       11      Prohibition of making asset available to designated person or entity 9

                       12      Prohibition of use of or dealing with controlled asset      10

                       13      Permit for assets or controlled assets                            10

                    13A      Prohibition relating to Libyan Arab Jamahiriya aircraft      12

                    13B      When CASA or Airservices Australia must deny authorisation for aircraft       12

                    13C      Prohibition relating to aircraft carrying goods prohibited by Security Council resolutions        13

Part 2A                       Other matters                                                             

                    13D      No claim for breach of contract or failure to perform transaction       14

Part 3                          Miscellaneous                                                           

                       14      Delegations by Minister                                                 15

Notes                                                                                                          16

 


Part 1                 Preliminary

  

1              Name of Regulations [see Note 1]

                These Regulations are the Charter of the United Nations (Sanctions — Libyan Arab Jamahiriya) Regulations 2011.

2              Commencement [see Note 1]

                These Regulations commence on the day after they are registered.

3              Definitions

                In these Regulations:

Act means the Charter of the United Nations Act 1945.

aircraft has the meaning given by subsection 3 (1) of the Air Navigation Act 1920.

Airservices Australia means the body established under subsection 7 (1) of the Air Services Act 1995.

arms or related matériel includes:

                (a)    weapons; and

               (b)    ammunition; and

                (c)    military vehicles and equipment; and

               (d)    spare parts and accessories for the things mentioned in paragraphs (a) to (c); and

                (e)    paramilitary equipment.

Australian aircraft has the same meaning as in the Criminal Code.

Australian ship has the same meaning as in the Criminal Code.

Australian territory has the meaning given by subsection 3 (1) of the Air Navigation Act 1920.

CASA has the meaning given by subsection 3 (1) of the Air Navigation Act 1920.

Committee means the Committee established under paragraph 24 of Resolution 1970.

controlled asset means an asset owned or controlled by:

                (a)    a designated person or entity; or

               (b)    a person or entity acting on behalf of, or at the direction of, a designated person or entity; or

                (c)    an entity owned or controlled by a designated person or entity, including through illicit means.

designated person or entity means:

                (a)    a person designated in Annex II of Resolution 1970; or

               (b)    a person or entity designated in Annex II of Resolution 1973; or

                (c)    a person or entity designated by the Committee or Security Council for paragraph 17 of Resolution 1970.

export sanctioned goods means arms or related matériel.

import sanctioned goods means arms or related matériel.

Libyan Arab Jamahiriya entity means:

                (a)    an entity (the first entity) incorporated in the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya or subject to the jurisdiction of the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya; or

               (b)    a person or entity acting on behalf of, or at the direction of, the first entity; or

                (c)    an entity controlled by the first entity.

paramilitary equipment means any of the following:

                (a)    batons, clubs, riot sticks and similar devices of a kind used for law enforcement purposes;

               (b)    body armour, including:

                          (i)    bullet‑resistant apparel; and

                         (ii)    bullet‑resistant pads; and

                        (iii)    protective helmets;

                (c)    handcuffs, leg irons and other devices used for restraining prisoners;

               (d)    riot protection shields;

                (e)    whips;

                (f)    parts and accessories designed or adapted for use in, or with, equipment mentioned in paragraphs (a) to (e).

pilot in command has the meaning given by subsection 3 (1) of the Air Navigation Act 1920.

Resolution 1970 means Resolution 1970 (2011) of the Security Council of the United Nations, adopted on 26 February 2011.

Resolution 1973 means Resolution 1973 (2011) of the Security Council of the United Nations, adopted on 17 March 2011.

sanctioned service has the meaning given in regulation 5.

sanctioned supply has the meaning given in regulation 4.

working day means a day that is not a Saturday, Sunday or public holiday.

4              Sanctioned supply

                A person makes a sanctioned supply if:

                (a)    the person supplies, sells or transfers goods to another person; and

               (b)    the goods are export sanctioned goods; and

                (c)    as a direct or indirect result of the supply, sale or transfer, the goods are transferred to the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya.

5              Sanctioned service

                For these Regulations, a sanctioned service is technical assistance or training, or financial or other assistance, related to:

                (a)    military activities; or

               (b)    the supply, sale, transfer, manufacture, maintenance or use of export sanctioned goods; or

                (c)    the provision of armed mercenary personnel from any place.

Part 2                 UN sanction enforcement laws

  

6              Prohibition of making sanctioned supply

         (1)   A person contravenes this regulation if:

                (a)    the person makes a sanctioned supply; and

               (b)    the sanctioned supply is not an authorised supply.

         (2)   A person, whether or not in Australia, and whether or not an Australian citizen, contravenes this regulation if the person uses the services of an Australian ship or an Australian aircraft to transport export sanctioned goods in the course of, or for the purpose of, making a sanctioned supply.

         (3)   A body corporate contravenes this regulation if:

                (a)    the body corporate has effective control over the actions of another body corporate or entity, wherever incorporated or situated; and

               (b)    the other body corporate or entity makes a sanctioned supply.

         (4)   Section 15.1 of the Criminal Code applies to an offence under section 27 of the Act that relates to a contravention of this regulation.

Note 1   Subregulation (4) has the effect that the offence has extraterritorial operation.

Note 2   This regulation is a UN sanction enforcement law as specified by the Minister under the Charter of the United Nations (UN Sanction Enforcement Law) Declaration 2008.

7              Permit to make sanctioned supply

         (1)   The Minister may, on application, grant a person a permit authorising the making of a sanctioned supply.

Note   Section 13A of the Act applies to a permit granted by the Minister under this subregulation.

         (2)   The Minister may grant a permit only if the sanctioned supply:

                (a)    is a supply of non-lethal military equipment that is:

                          (i)    intended solely for humanitarian or protective use; and

                         (ii)    approved in advance by the Committee; or

               (b)    is a supply of protective clothing (including flak jackets and military helmets) temporarily exported to the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya by United Nations personnel, representatives of the media and associated personnel, for their personal use only; or

                (c)    is a supply of arms or related matériel that is:

                          (i)    to give effect to paragraph 4 of Resolution 1973; and

                         (ii)    notified in advance to the Committee; or

               (d)    is a supply of arms or related matériel that is:

                          (i)    not a supply of arms and related matériel mentioned in paragraph (a), (b) or (c); and

                         (ii)    approved in advance by the Committee.

         (3)   A permit is subject to any conditions specified in the permit.

8              Prohibition of procuring import sanctioned goods

         (1)   A person contravenes this regulation if the person procures import sanctioned goods from the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya or from a person or entity in the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya.

         (2)   A person, whether or not in Australia, and whether or not an Australian citizen, contravenes this regulation if the person uses the services of an Australian ship or an Australian aircraft to transport import sanctioned goods in the course of, or for the purpose of, making a sanctioned supply.

         (3)   A body corporate contravenes this regulation if:

                (a)    the body corporate has effective control over the actions of another body corporate or entity, wherever incorporated or situated; and

               (b)    the other body corporate or entity procures import sanctioned goods from the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya or from a person or entity in the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya.

         (4)   Section 15.1 of the Criminal Code applies to an offence under section 27 of the Act that relates to a contravention of this regulation.

Note 1   Subregulation (4) has the effect that the offence has extraterritorial operation.

Note 2   This regulation is a UN sanction enforcement law as specified by the Minister under the Charter of the United Nations (UN Sanction Enforcement Law) Declaration 2008.             

9              Prohibition of providing sanctioned service

         (1)   A person contravenes this regulation if:

                (a)    the person provides a sanctioned service; and

               (b)    it is not an authorised service; and

                (c)    it is not provided in relation to an authorised supply.

         (2)   A person, whether or not in Australia, and whether or not an Australian citizen, contravenes this regulation if the person uses the services of an Australian ship or an Australian aircraft to provide a sanctioned service.

         (3)   A body corporate contravenes this regulation if:

                (a)    the body corporate has effective control over the actions of another body corporate or entity, wherever incorporated or situated; and

               (b)    the other body corporate or entity provides a sanctioned service.

         (4)   Section 15.1 of the Criminal Code applies to an offence under section 27 of the Act that relates to a contravention of this regulation.

Note 1   Subregulation (5) has the effect that the offence has extraterritorial operation.

Note 2   This regulation is a UN sanction enforcement law as specified by the Minister under the Charter of the United Nations (UN Sanction Enforcement Law) Declaration 2008.

10            Permit to provide sanctioned service

         (1)   The Minister may, on application, grant a person a permit authorising the provision of a sanctioned service.

Note   Section 13A of the Act applies to a permit granted by the Minister under this subregulation.

         (2)   The Minister may grant a permit only if the sanctioned service:

                (a)    consists of technical assistance and training that is:

                          (i)    related to the supply of non-lethal military equipment intended solely for humanitarian or protective use; and

                         (ii)    approved in advance by the Committee; or

               (b)    consists of technical assistance, personnel and training that is:

                          (i)    related to the supply of arms or related matériel to give effect to paragraph 4 of Resolution 1973; and

                         (ii)    notified in advance to the Committee; or

                (c)    consists of assistance and personnel that is:

                          (i)    related to the supply of arms and related matériel that are not arms or related matériel mentioned in subparagraph (a) (i) or (b) (i); and

                         (ii)    approved in advance by the Committee.

         (3)   A permit is subject to any conditions specified in the permit.

11            Prohibition of making asset available to designated person or entity

         (1)   A person contravenes this regulation if:

                (a)    the person, directly or indirectly, makes an asset available to, or for the benefit of:

                          (i)    a designated person or entity; or

                         (ii)    a person or entity acting on behalf of or at the direction of a designated person or entity; or

                        (iii)    an entity owned or controlled by a designated person or entity; and

               (b)    the making available of the asset is not authorised by a permit under regulation 13.

         (2)   Section 15.1 of the Criminal Code applies to an offence under section 27 of the Act that relates to a contravention of this regulation.

Note 1   Subregulation (2) has the effect that the offence has extraterritorial operation.

Note 2   This regulation is a UN sanction enforcement law as specified by the Minister under the Charter of the United Nations (UN Sanction Enforcement Law) Declaration 2008.

12            Prohibition of use of or dealing with controlled asset

         (1)   A person contravenes this regulation if:

                (a)    the person holds a controlled asset; and

               (b)    the person:

                          (i)    uses or deals with the controlled asset; or

                         (ii)    allows the controlled asset to be used or dealt with; or

                        (iii)    facilitates the use of, or the dealing with, the controlled asset; and

                (c)    the use or dealing is not authorised by a permit under regulation 13.

         (2)   Section 15.1 of the Criminal Code applies to an offence under section 27 of the Act that relates to a contravention of this regulation.

Note 1   Subregulation (2) has the effect that the offence has extraterritorial operation.

Note 2   This regulation is a UN sanction enforcement law as specified by the Minister under the Charter of the United Nations (UN Sanction Enforcement Law) Declaration 2008.

13            Permit for assets or controlled assets

         (1)   The Minister may, on application, grant a person a permit authorising:

                (a)    the making available of an asset to a person or entity that would otherwise contravene subregulation 11 (1); or

               (b)    a use of, or dealing with, a controlled asset.

Note   Section 13A of the Act applies to a permit granted by the Minister under this subregulation.

         (2)   The application must be for a dealing, described in regulation 5 of the Charter of the United Nations (Dealing with Assets) Regulations 2008, in the circumstances mentioned in the table.

Item

Dealing

Circumstances

1

Basic expense dealing

The Minister has notified the Committee that the Minister proposes to authorise the dealing as a basic expense dealing

The Committee has not advised the Minister of its opposition to the proposal within 5 working days after the Minister notified the Committee

2

Legally required dealing

The Minister has notified the Committee that the Minister proposes to authorise the dealing as a legally required dealing

 

 

The judicial, administrative or arbitral lien or judgement to which the dealing relates:

   (a)  was made on or before 26 February 2011; and

  (b)  was not made for the benefit of a designated person or entity

3

Contractual dealing

If the dealing is the application of interest or other earnings due on an account holding a controlled asset, the interest or other earnings is to be treated as part of the controlled asset

If the dealing is required under a contract, agreement or obligation made before the date on which an account became an account holding a controlled asset, the account is to be treated as continuing to hold a controlled asset

4

Required payment dealing

The Minister has notified the Committee that the Minister proposes to authorise the dealing as a required payment dealing

The Minister notified the Committee at least 10 working days before the proposed date of the authorisation

5

Extraordinary expense dealing

The Minister has notified the Committee that the Minister proposes to authorise the dealing as an extraordinary expense dealing

The Committee has advised the Minister that it has approved the proposal

         (3)   The application must specify the kind of dealing mentioned in subregulation (2) for which it is made.

         (4)   A permit is subject to any conditions specified in the permit.

13A         Prohibition relating to Libyan Arab Jamahiriya aircraft

                A person contravenes this regulation if:

                (a)    the person is the pilot in command of an aircraft registered in the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya or owned or operated by:

                          (i)    a national of the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya; or

                         (ii)    a Libyan Arab Jamahiriya entity; and

               (b)    the aircraft lands in, takes off from or flies over Australian territory; and

                (c)    the Committee has not approved, in advance, the landing, take-off or flyover; and

               (d)    for a landing — the landing is not made in an emergency.

13B         When CASA or Airservices Australia must deny authorisation for aircraft

                CASA or Airservices Australia must deny authorisation for an aircraft to land in, take off from or fly over Australian territory if:

                (a)    CASA or Airservices Australia has reasonable grounds to believe that goods or personnel prohibited by paragraph 9 of  Resolution 1970, paragraph 18 of Resolution 1973, or any other relevant resolution of the Security Council, are on board the aircraft; or

               (b)    the Chief Executive Officer of a designated Commonwealth entity:

                          (i)    has reasonable grounds to believe that goods or personnel prohibited by paragraph 9 of Resolution 1970, paragraph 18 of Resolution 1973, or any other relevant resolution of the Security Council, are on board the aircraft; and

                         (ii)    informs CASA or Airservices Australia of that belief.

13C         Prohibition relating to aircraft carrying goods prohibited by Security Council resolutions

                A person contravenes this regulation if:

                (a)    the person is a pilot in command of an aircraft; and

               (b)    CASA or Airservices Australia has denied authorisation under regulation 13B for the aircraft to land in, take off from or fly over Australian territory; and

                (c)    the aircraft lands in, takes off from or flies over Australian territory; and

               (d)    for a landing — the landing is not made in an emergency.

Part 2A               Other matters

  

13D         No claim for breach of contract or failure to perform transaction

         (1)   This regulation applies to:

                (a)    the Government of the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya; and

               (b)    the following persons and entities:

                          (i)    a national of the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya or a person or entity subject to the jurisdiction of the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya;

                         (ii)    a designated person or entity;

                        (iii)    a person or entity able to claim through, or for the benefit of, the Government of the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya or a person or entity mentioned in subparagraph (i) or (ii).

         (2)   The Government of the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya or the person or entity must not make a claim or demand, or take any action, against another person or entity for breach of contract or a failure to perform a transaction if the performance of the contract or transaction was prevented:

                (a)    under these Regulations; or

               (b)    because of measures contained in Resolution 1970, Resolution 1973 or any other relevant resolution of the Security Council.

         (3)   This regulation has effect despite any other law of the Commonwealth or any law of a State or Territory.

Part 3                 Miscellaneous

  

14            Delegations by Minister

         (1)   The Minister may delegate the Minister’s powers and functions under these Regulations (other than this power of delegation) to:

                (a)    the Secretary of the Department; or

               (b)    an SES employee, or acting SES employee, in the Department.

         (2)   The delegation must be in writing.

         (3)   The delegate must comply with any directions of the Minister in exercising powers or functions under the delegation.


Notes to the Charter of the United Nations (Sanctions — Libyan Arab Jamahiriya) Regulations 2011

Note 1

The Charter of the United Nations (Sanctions — Libyan Arab Jamahiriya) Regulations 2011 (in force under the Charter of the United Nations Act 1945) as shown in this compilation comprise Select Legislative Instrument 2011 No. 26 amended as indicated in the Tables below.

Table of Instruments

Year and
Number

Date of FRLI registration

Date of
commencement

Application, saving or
transitional provisions

2011 No. 26

16 Mar 2011 (see F2011L00439)

17 Mar 2011

 

2011 No. 50

21 Apr 2011 (see F2011L00632)

22 Apr 2011

Table of Amendments

ad. = added or inserted      am. = amended      rep. = repealed      rs. = repealed and substituted

Provision affected

How affected

Part 1

 

R. 3...............................................

am. 2011 No. 50

Part 2

 

R. 7...............................................

am. 2011 No. 50

R. 10.............................................

am. 2011 No. 50

R. 13A..........................................

ad. 2011 No. 50

R. 13B..........................................

ad. 2011 No. 50

R. 13C..........................................

ad. 2011 No. 50

Part 2A

 

Part 2A.........................................

ad. 2011 No. 50

R. 13D..........................................

ad. 2011 No. 50