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The purpose of the Autonomous Sanctions Amendment (Ukraine Regions) Regulations 2022 is to apply to the Ukrainian regions of Donetsk and Luhansk the existing autonomous sanctions measures that are in place in respect of the illegally-annexed Ukrainian regions of Crimea and Sevastopol.
Administered by: Foreign Affairs and Trade
Registered 24 Feb 2022
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Tabled Senate28-Mar-2022
Tabled HR29-Mar-2022
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Autonomous Sanctions Amendment (Ukraine Regions) Regulations 2022

I, General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulations.

Dated 24 February 2022

David Hurley

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Simon Birmingham

Acting Minister for Foreign Affairs

 

 

 

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Autonomous Sanctions Regulations 2011                                                                                        2

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Autonomous Sanctions Amendment (Ukraine Regions) Regulations 2022.

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

28 March 2022.

28 March 2022

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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 Autonomous Sanctions Act 2011.

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

  

Autonomous Sanctions Regulations 2011

1  Regulation 3

Insert:

specified Ukraine region: each of the following is a specified Ukraine region:

                     (a)  Crimea;

                     (b)  Donetsk;

                     (c)  Luhansk;

                     (d)  Sevastopol;

                     (e)  a region of Ukraine specified by the Minister under regulation 3B.

2  At the end of Part 1

Add:

3B  Specified Ukraine regions

                   The Minister may, by legislative instrument, specify a region of Ukraine for the purposes of paragraph (e) of the definition of specified Ukraine region.

3  Subregulation 4(2) (table item 1, column headed “Country or part of country”)

Omit “Crimea”, substitute “A specified Ukraine region”.

4  Subregulation 4(2) (table item 1, column headed “Goods”, paragraph (d))

Omit “Crimea”, substitute “the specified Ukraine region”.

5  Subregulation 4(2) (table item 3B)

Repeal the item.

6  Subregulation 4A(2) (table item 1AA, column headed “Country or part of country”)

Omit “Crimea”, substitute “A specified Ukraine region”.

7  Subregulation 4A(2) (table item 1B)

Repeal the item.

8  Subregulation 4A(5)

Omit “Crimea or Sevastopol”, substitute “a specified Ukraine region”.

9  Subregulation 5(4)

After “for a country”, insert “or part of a country”.

10  Subregulation 5(4) (table item 1, column headed “Country or part of country”)

Omit “Crimea”, substitute “A specified Ukraine region”.

11  Subregulation 5(4) (table item 1, column headed “Goods”)

Omit “Crimea” (wherever occurring), substitute “the specified Ukraine region”.

12  Subregulation 5(4) (table item 3B)

Repeal the item.

13  Regulation 5C (heading)

Omit “Crimea and Sevastopol”, substitute “specified Ukraine regions”.

14  Paragraphs 5C(1)(c) and (d)

Omit “Crimea or Sevastopol”, substitute “a specified Ukraine region”.

15  Subregulation 5C(2)

Omit “Crimea or Sevastopol”, substitute “a specified Ukraine region”.

16  At the end of Part 7

Add:

28  Amendments made by the Autonomous Sanctions Amendment (Ukraine Regions) Regulations 2022

             (1)  Subsection 3(2) of the Autonomous Sanctions (Russia, Crimea and Sevastopol) Specification 2015 (the Specification) has effect on and after the commencement of this regulation as if the reference in that subsection to “Crimea and Sevastopol” were instead a reference to “each specified Ukraine region”.

             (2)  Subparagraph 4(a)(iii) of the Specification has effect on and after the commencement of this regulation as if the reference in that subparagraph to “Russia, Crimea or Sevastopol” were instead a reference to “Russia or a specified Ukraine region”.

             (3)  Subsection 5(5) of the Specification has effect on and after the commencement of this regulation as if the reference in that subsection to “Crimea and Sevastopol” were instead a reference to “a specified Ukraine region”.