Legislative Scrutiny: The Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill Contents


Terms of Reference


Power to create sanctions regulations and threshold for designation decisions

Due process

Licensing and exemptions

1 Background

Sanctions regimes

Human rights implications

2 Threshold for making sanctions regulations

Magnitsky clause

Power to add new types of sanctions

3 Threshold for designation decisions

4 Due process for designated persons

The right to review of designation decisions

Autonomous sanctions (UK)

EU Sanctions

UN Sanctions

Restricting the jurisdiction of the courts to judicial review principles

Limitations on the right to a remedy

Closed material proceedings

Removal of independent oversight

Lack of grounds for licensing and exemptions to sanctions

Conclusions and recommendations

Appendix 1: Suggested amendments

Declarations of Lords’ Interests

Formal minutes

Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

1 March 2018