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Autonomous Sanctions Amendment (Russia) Regulations 2022

Authoritative Version
  • - F2022L00180
  • In force - Latest Version
Regulations as made
The purpose of the Autonomous Sanctions Amendment (Russia) Regulations 2022 is to introduce new listing criteria under the existing autonomous sanctions regime in relation to Russia in response to that country’s significantly elevated threat to Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.
Administered by: Foreign Affairs and Trade
Registered 24 Feb 2022
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled Senate28-Mar-2022
Tabled HR29-Mar-2022
Table of contents.

Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Autonomous Sanctions Amendment (Russia) 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

Marise Payne

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 (Russia) 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

The day after this instrument is registered.

25 February 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 6 (after table item 6)

Insert:

 

6A

Russia

(a) A person or entity that the Minister is satisfied is, or has been, engaging in an activity or performing a function that is of economic or strategic significance to Russia.

(b) A current or former Minister or senior official of the Russian Government.

(c) An immediate family member of a person mentioned in paragraph (a) or (b).