United Nations Sanctions (Iraq) Amendment Regulations 2003


United Nations Sanctions (Iraq) Amendment Regulations 2003


These regulations are administered in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Pursuant to section 2 of the United Nations Act 1946, Her Excellency the Governor-General, acting—

  • (a) on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council; and

  • (b) for the purpose of giving effect to paragraph 10 of resolution 1483 (2003) of the Security Council of the United Nations, adopted pursuant to the United Nations Charter on 22 May 2003, calling upon the Government of New Zealand and all other member States of the United Nations to apply in respect of Iraq the measures set out in that resolution—

makes the following regulations.

1 Title
2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on 27 June 2003.

3 Interpretation
  • Regulation 2(1) of the principal regulations is amended by adding the following definition:

    specified goods

    • (a) means weapons; and

    • (b) includes—

      • (i) related material of all kinds, such as arms, ammunition, missiles, military vehicles, and equipment, or paramilitary equipment; and

      • (ii) spare parts for any weapons, or for any .goods specified in paragraph (i); and

      • (iii) the means of production for such equipment; but

    • (c) does not include any weapons or other related materials required by the Authority (as defined in Security Council Resolution 1483 (2003)) to serve the purposes of that and other related resolutions of the Security Council.

4 Headings and regulations revoked
  • The principal regulations are amended by—

    • (a) revoking the heading above regulation 3 and regulations 3 to 5:

    • (b) revoking the heading above regulation 11 and regulations 11 and 12:

    • (c) revoking the heading above regulation 14 and regulations 14, 15, and 16:

    • (e) revoking the heading above regulation 21 and regulations 21 and 22.

5 Headings and regulations amended
  • The principal regulations are amended by—

    • (a) inserting, after the word of in the heading to regulations 6, 15, and 18, the word specified:

    • (b) omitting from regulations 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 18, 19, and 20 the word goods wherever it appears, and substituting in each case the words specified goods:

    • (c) omitting from the heading to regulation 18 the words or from.

Marie Shroff,

Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These regulations, which come into force on 27 June 2003, amend the United Nations Sanctions (Iraq) Regulations 1991 to reflect the recent lifting of trade sanctions against that country by the Security Council of the United Nations.

Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.

Date of notification in Gazette: 26 June 2003.

  • 1 SR 1991/92