Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill [HL]

Explanatory Notes

Territorial extent and application

17 The territorial extent of the Bill is set out in clause 54.

18 The provisions of the Bill and regulations made under it will be enforceable against all persons within the UK. The Bill also enables sanctions regulations to be enforced against all UK persons abroad.

19 The provisions of Part 1 of the Bill and regulations made under it could be extended to the British Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies by Order in Council.

20 The matters to which the provisions of the Bill relate are not within the legislative competence of the Scottish Parliament, the National Assembly for Wales or the Northern Ireland Assembly, and no legislative consent motion is being sought in relation to any provision of the Bill.

21 The table in Annex B contains a summary of the position regarding territorial extent and application in the UK. The table also summarises the position regarding Legislative Consent Motions.


Prepared 25th January 2018