This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.
These regulations, which come into force on the 28th day after the date of their notification in the Gazette, are made under the United Nations Act 1946. The regulations amend the United Nations Sanctions (Democratic People's Republic of Korea) Regulations 2006 to—
extend the existing embargo relating to military equipment to arms generally; and
extend the definition of WMD and ballistic missile-related goods to include recently published lists of such items; and
prohibit the conduct of financial transactions of a specified kind; and
prohibit the provision of bunkering services to DPRK vessels; and
update the preconditions to ministerial consent for otherwise prohibited activities.
These measures are required by resolution 1874 (2009) of the Security Council of the United Nations.
These regulations also make a number of consequential and technical amendments.
Date of notification in Gazette: 13 August 2009.
These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.