Sanctions Orders in Force

British Overseas Territories Sanctions Orders in Force

As a British Overseas Territory, the Virgin Islands must implement all international sanctions that are extended to it through legislative action by the UK government. This is typically effected by means of an Order in Council - Overseas Territories Order.

A list of all Overseas Territories Sanctions Orders and Amendments in Force in the Virgin Islands may be found here.

(These Orders also contain the relevant links to the applicable legislation).

 Record of Overseas Territories Sanctions Orders in Force and Amendments

OT Order

 

Date in force

Date Amended

Notes

FIA

Link to Order

Revoked

The Lebanon (Sanctions) (Overseas Territories) Order 2020

14 Oct 2020

 

 

 

https://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2020/1124/made

 

The Turkey (Sanctions) (Unauthorised Drilling Activities in the Eastern Mediterranean) (Overseas Territories) Order 2020

8 Apr 2020

 

 

 

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2020/283/made

 

 

The Cyber (Sanctions) (Overseas Territories) Order 2020

8 Apr 2020

 

 

 

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2020/281/made

 

 

The Nicaragua (Sanctions) (Overseas Territories) Order 2020

8 Apr 2020

 

 

 

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2020/279/made

 

 

The Sanctions (Overseas Territories) (Amendment of Information Provisions) Order 2018

13 Mar 19

 

 

 

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2019/185/contents/made

 

 

Chemical Weapons (Sanctions) (Overseas Territories) Order 2018

9-Jan-19

 

 

 

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2018/1361/made

 

 

The Burma and Somalia (Sanctions) (Overseas Territories) Order 2018

9-Jan-19

 

 

 

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2018/1351/made

 

 

The Sanctions (Overseas Territories) (Amendment of Information Provisions) Order 2018

7-Nov-18

 

 

 

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2018/1076/pdfs/uksi_20181076_en.pdf

 

 

The Venezuela (Sanctions)(Overseas Territories) Order 2018

8-Mar-18

 

 

 

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2018/179/pdfs/uksi_20180179_en.pdf

 

 

The Mali (Sanctions) (Overseas Territories) Order 2017

13-Dec-17

 

 

 

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2017/1107/pdfs/uksi_20171107_en.pdf

 

 

The ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida (Sanctions) (Overseas

Territories) Order 2016

 

20-Dec-16

 

 

 

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2016/1218/pdfs/uksi_20161218_en.pdf

 

 

The Iran (Restrictive Measures) (Overseas Territories) Order 2016

17-Mar-16

1 June 2016

2 Dec 16

 

 

Principal

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2016/371/pdfs/uksi_20160371_en.pdf

Amended

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2016/560/pdfs/uksi_20160560_en.pdf

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2016/1120/pdfs/uksi_20161120_en.pdf

 

 

The Burundi (Sanctions) (Overseas Territories) Order 2015

 

10-Dec-15

 

 

 

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2015/1898/contents/made

 

The Liberia (Sanctions) (Overseas Territories) Order 2015

 

10 Dec 15

 

Revoked 10/8/16

 

Revoked 2015 Sanctions Order

 

Principal

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2015/1899/contents/made

 

Revocation (joint with Cote d’Ivoire)

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2016/766/contents/made

 

 

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (Sanctions) (Overseas Territories) Order 2015

8-Jul-15

Feb 2017

 

 

Principal:

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2015/1382/contents/made

Amendment:

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2017/157/pdfs/uksi_20170157_en.pdf

 

 

The Iraq (Sanctions) (Overseas Territories) Order 2015

8-Jul-15

 

Consolidates all previous Orders

 

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2015/1383/contents/made

 

 

The Yemen (Sanctions) (Overseas Territories) (No.2) Order 2015

18-Jun-15

 

Revoked original Yemen OT Order of Mar 15

Y

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2015/1381/contents/made

 

 

The Sudan (Sanctions) (Overseas Territories) Order 2014

 

 

Splits previous Joint Sudan Orders

 

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2014/2707/contents/made

 

 

The South Sudan (Sanctions) (Overseas Territories) Order 2014

5-Nov-14

Aug 2015

Splits previous Joint Sudan Orders

 

Principal:

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2014/2703/contents/made

Amendment:

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2015/1527/contents/made

 

The Russia, Crimea and Sevastopol (Sanctions) (Overseas Territories) Order 2014

16 Oct 14

1. Nov 2014

2. Mar 2015

 

Y

Principal

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2014/2710/contents/made

Amendment

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2015/213/contents/made

 

The Central African Republic (Sanctions) (Overseas Territories) Order 2014

22 May 14

 

July 2015

Y

Principle:

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2014/1368/contents/made

Amendment:

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2015/1380/contents/made

 

 

The Ukraine (Sanctions) (Overseas Territories) (No. 2)  and (No 3) Orders 2014

Both:         30 Apr 14

 

Replacements for original Ukraine Sanctions Order

Y

No 2. http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2014/1100/contents/made

No 3.

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2014/1098/contents/made

 

Original Order Revoked

The Burma (Sanctions) (Overseas Territories) Order 2013

11-Jul-13

 

 

 

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2013/1447/contents/made

 

The Guinea (Sanctions) (Overseas Territories) Order 2013

12-Mar-13

 

 

 

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2013/244/contents/made

 

 

The Côte d’Ivoire (Sanctions) (Overseas Territories) Order 2012

9 Jan 13

 

Revoked 10/8/16

 

Revoked 2012  Order

 

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2012/3067/contents/made

 

Revocation

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2016/766/contents/made

 

 

The Guinea-Bissau (Sanctions) (Overseas Territories) Order 2012

9-Jan-13

 

 

 

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2012/3068/contents/made

 

The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Sanctions (Overseas Territories) Order 2012

9-Jan-13

1 Aug 2013

2 Nov 2013

3 Jun 2016

4 Aug 2016

5 Nov 2016

6 April 2017

16 Aug 2017

13 Dec 2017

22 May 2018

 

 

Principal:

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2012/3066/contents/made

Amendments:

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2013/2599/contents/made

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2013/1718/contents/made

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2016/630/contents/made

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2016/769/made

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2016/991/pdfs/uksi_20160991_en.pdf

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2017/320/pdfs/uksi_20170320_en.pdf

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2017/780/pdfs/uksi_20170780_en.pdf

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2017/1108/pdfs/uksi_20171108_en.pdf

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2018/524/pdfs/uksi_20180524_en.pdf

 

 

The Somalia (Sanctions) (Overseas Territories) Order 2012

9-Jan-13

Jul 2013

8-Apr-2020

 

 

Proposed:

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2012/3065/contents/made

Amendment:

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2013/1443/contents/made

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2020/282/made

 

 

The Zimbabwe (Sanctions) (Overseas Territories) Order 2012

5 Dec 12

Jul 2013

Apr 2015

Revoked  previous OT Order (2002)

 

Principal

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2012/2753/contents/made

Amendments

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2013/1446/contents/made

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2015/826/contents/made

 

 

 

The Eritrea (Sanctions) (Overseas Territories) Order 2012

5 Dec 12

 

Revoked 19

 

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2012/2751/contents/made

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2019/184/pdfs/uksi_20190184_en.pdf

 

 

The Afghanistan (United Nations Measures) (Overseas Territories) Order 2012

 

 

7 Aug 12

 

 

 

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2012/1758/contents/made

 

 

The Iran (Restrictive Measures) (Overseas Territories) Order 2012

12 July 12

May 2013

July 2013

Apr 2015

(Amendment & Suspension)

Nov 2015

 

 

Principal

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2012/1756/contents/made

Amendments

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2013/786/contents/made

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2013/1444/contents/made

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2015/825/contents/made

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2015/1772/contents/made

 

 

The Syria (Restrictive Measures) (Overseas Territories) Order 2012

12 Jul 12

1. Jan 2013

2. Aug 2013

3. Nov 2013 (No 2 of 2013)

4. Mar 2014

5. Apr 2015

6. Aug 2015 (No 2 of 2015)

7. Mar 17

 

Consolidates all previous Orders

 

Principal http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2012/1755/contents/made

Amendments

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2012/3069/contents/made

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2013/2598/contents/made

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2013/1719/contents/made

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2014/269/contents/made

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2015/824/contents/made

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2015/1528/contents/made

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2017/169/pdfs/uksi_20170169_en.pdf

 

 

The Al-Qaida (United Nations Measures) (Overseas Territories) Order 2012

7 Jan 2012

Jan 2013

 

 

Principal

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2012/1757/contents/made

Amendment

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2012/3064/contents/made

 

 

The Iran (Restrictive Measures) (Overseas Territories) Order 2011

 

16 Dec 11

Jun 2012

 

 

Principal:

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2011/2989/contents/made

Amendment:

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2012/1389/pdfs/uksi_20121389_en.pdf

 

 

 

The Belarus (Restrictive Measures)OT Order 2011

14 Oct 11

December 2011

 

 

Principal

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2011/2440/contents/made

Amendment

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2011/2988/contents/made

 

 

The Egypt (Restrictive Measures) (OT) Order 2011

15 Jul 11

 

 

 

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2011/1679/contents/made

 

 

The Libya (Restrictive Measures) (Overseas Territories) Order 2011

 

 

9- Apr-11

1. Nov 2011

2. Feb 2012

3. Jan 2014

 

 

Principal

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2011/1080/contents/made

Amendments

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2011/2717/contents/made

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2012/356/contents/made

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2013/3160/contents/made

 

 

The Terrorist Asset-Freezing etc. Act 2010 (Overseas

Territories) Order 2011

31-Mar-11

Mar 17

 

 

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2011/750/pdfs/uksi_20110750_en.pdf

Amendment:

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2017/157/pdfs/uksi_20170157_en.pdf

 

 

The Tunisia (Restrictive Measures) (Overseas Territories) Order 2011

18-Mar-11

 

 

 

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2011/748/contents/made

 

 

The Lebanon (United Nations Sanctions) (Overseas Territories) Order 2007

9 Feb 07

Jul 2007

 

 

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2007/283/contents/made

 

 

The Anti-terrorism (Financial and Other Measures) (Overseas Territories) Order 2002

1 Aug 02

 

 

 

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2002/1822/contents/made

 

 

The Al-Qa'ida and Taliban (United Nations Measures) (Overseas Territories) (Amendment) Order 2002

14 Feb 02

 

 

 

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2002/266/contents/made

 

 

The Al-Qa'ida and Taliban (United Nations Measures) (Overseas Territories) Order 2002

25 Jan 02

 

 

 

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2002/112/contents/made

 

 

The Terrorism (United Nations Measures) (Overseas Territories) Order 2001

10 Oct 01

 

 

 

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2001/3366/contents/made

 

 

 


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