This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.
These regulations, which come into force on 6 August 2015, give effect to resolution 2199 (2015) of the Security Council of the United Nations, adopted pursuant to the United Nations Charter on 12 February 2015.
The regulations prohibit the trade, transfer, import, and export of cultural property that was illegally removed from any place in Syria after 15 March 2011. The prohibition extends to property in respect of which there are reasonable grounds to suspect that it was illegally removed.
Date of notification in Gazette: 9 July 2015.
These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.