Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill [HL]

Explanatory Notes

Compatibility with the European Convention on Human Rights

191 The Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, has made the following statement under section 19(1)(a) of the Human Rights Act 1998:

"In my view, the provisions of the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill are compatible with the Convention rights."

192 The government has published a separate memorandum with its assessment of compatibility of the Bill’s provisions with the Convention rights.


Prepared 25th January 2018