Council Decision (CFSP) 2019/… of XX January 2019 amending Decision 2014/145/CFSP concerning restrictive measures directed against actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/… of XX January 2019 amending Regulation (EU) No 269/2014 concerning restrictive measures in respect of actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine

1. Council Decision (CFSP) 2019/…and Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/… amend Council Decision 2014/145/CFSP and Council Regulation (EU) No 269/2014 concerning restrictive measures in respect of actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine.

2. Under Tier II sanctions, the Council impose restrictive measures in the form of an EU-wide asset freeze and travel ban imposed against individuals and entities “responsible for actions which undermine or threaten the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine, including actions on the future status of any part of the territory which are contrary to the Ukrainian Constitution, and persons, entities or bodies”.

3. The Council has removed one deceased individual from the list under Annex 1 of Regulation (EU) No 269/2014:


a. Iosif (Joseph) Davydovich KOBZON


4. This now brings the total of individuals and entities subject to restrictive measures to 163 individuals and 44 entities.


SCRUTINY HISTORY

5. An Explanatory Memorandum on this subject was last submitted for Parliamentary Scrutiny on 13 December 2018. The House of Lords Justice Sub-Committee cleared the item on 18 December 2018. The House of Commons European Scrutiny Committee cleared the item as “not legally or politically important” on 9 January 2019 (ESC 40270 & 40271, 50th Report, Session 2017-19).

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