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These regulations amend the Charter of the United Nations (Sanctions—Central African Republic) Regulation 2014 to implement the decision of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) in UNSC Resolution 2399 to modify the existing exceptions to the arms embargo.
Administered by: Foreign Affairs and Trade
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s11 item 01
Registered 08 Apr 2019
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR02-Jul-2019
Tabled Senate02-Jul-2019
To be repealed 17 Sep 2019
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Charter of the United Nations (Sanctions—Central African Republic) Amendment (2019 Measures No. 1) Regulations 2019

I, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Ret’d), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulations.

Dated 04 April 2019

Peter Cosgrove

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Marise Payne

Minister for Foreign Affairs

 

 

 

 

  

  


Contents

1............ Name............................................................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement............................................................................................................. 1

3............ Authority....................................................................................................................... 1

4............ Schedules...................................................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Charter of the United Nations (Sanctions—Central African Republic) Regulation 2014     2

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Charter of the United Nations (Sanctions—Central African Republic) Amendment (2019 Measures No. 1) Regulations 2019.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

The day after this instrument is registered.

9 April 2019

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under the Charter of the United Nations Act 1945.

4  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Amendments

  

 Charter of the United Nations (Sanctions—Central African Republic) Regulation 2014

1  Section 4 (definition of AU‑RTF)

Repeal the definition.

2  Section 4 (definition of BINUCA)

Repeal the definition.

3  Section 4 (definition of designated person or entity)

Omit “for paragraph 32 of Resolution 2134”, substitute “with respect to the measures imposed in paragraph 32 of Resolution 2134 (including those measures as extended by a later resolution)”.

4  Section 4 (definition of EUFOR RCA)

Repeal the definition.

5  Section 4 (definition of MICOPAX)

Repeal the definition.

6  Section 4 (definition of MISCA)

Repeal the definition.

7  Section 4

Insert:

Resolution 2387 means Resolution 2387 (2017) of the Security Council, adopted on 15 November 2017.

8  Paragraphs 9(2)(a) to (f)

Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:

                     (a)  a supply that is intended solely for the support of, or use by, any of the following:

                              (i)  MINUSCA;

                             (ii)  a European Union training mission deployed in the Central African Republic;

                            (iii)  French forces under the conditions provided by paragraph 65 of Resolution 2387;

                            (iv)  the forces of a Member State providing assistance as mentioned in paragraph 11(2)(a);

                     (b)  a supply of non‑lethal equipment that:

                              (i)  is intended solely for the support of, or use in, the Central African Republic process of security sector reform, in coordination with MINUSCA; and

                             (ii)  has been notified in advance to the Committee;

                     (c)  a supply that:

                              (i)  is to be brought into the Central African Republic by Chadian or Sudanese forces solely for their use in international patrols of the tripartite force established on 23 May 2011 in Khartoum by the Central African Republic, Chad and Sudan, to enhance security in the common border areas, in cooperation with MINUSCA; and

                             (ii)  has been approved in advance by the Committee;

                     (d)  a supply of non‑lethal military equipment that:

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

                             (ii)  has been approved in advance by the Committee;

                     (e)  a supply of protective clothing that is to be temporarily exported to the Central African Republic by any of the following, for their personal use only:

                              (i)  a member of the personnel of the United Nations;

                             (ii)  a representative of the media;

                            (iii)  a humanitarian or development worker;

                            (iv)  a person associated with a person mentioned in subparagraphs (i) to (iii);

                      (f)  a supply of small arms or other related equipment that:

                              (i)  is intended solely for use in international‑led patrols providing security in the Sangha River Tri‑national Protected Area to defend against poaching, smuggling of ivory or arms, or other activities contrary to the national laws of the Central African Republic or the Central African Republic’s international legal obligations; and

                             (ii)  has been notified in advance to the Committee;

                     (g)  a supply of arms or other related lethal equipment to the Central African Republic security forces (including State civilian law enforcement institutions) that:

                              (i)  is intended solely for the support of, or use in, the Central African Republic process of security sector reform; and

                             (ii)  has been approved in advance by the Committee;

                     (h)  another supply of arms or related matériel that has been approved in advance by the Committee.

9  Paragraphs 11(2)(a) and (b)

Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:

                     (a)  the provision of assistance, including operational and non‑operational training to the Central African Republic security forces (including State civilian law enforcement institutions), that:

                              (i)  is intended solely for the support of, or use in, the Central African Republic process of security sector reform, in coordination with MINUSCA; and

                             (ii)  has been notified in advance to the Committee;

                     (b)  the provision of technical assistance or training that:

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

                             (ii)  has been approved in advance by the Committee;

                     (c)  other provision of assistance or personnel that has been approved in advance by the Committee.