Council Decision (CFSP) 2019/… of xx/01/2019 amending Decision 2011/72/CFSP concerning restrictive measures directed against certain persons and entities in view of the situation in Tunisia Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/… of xx/01/2019 implementing Regulation (EU) No.101/2011 concerning restrictive measures directed against certain persons, entities and bodies in view of the situation in Tunisia

1. The attached documents amend Council Decision 2011/72/CFSP and Regulation (EU) No.101/2011 concerning restrictive measures against certain persons and entities in view of the situation in Tunisia. These measures consist of a freezing of funds and economic resources of those persons listed in the annex to the Council Decision, and were imposed following the 2011 resignation of former President Ben Ali. There are no travel restrictions imposed through these measures. This amendment extends the current sanctions for another year until 31 January 2019.

2. The Decision and Regulation provide for the extension of restrictive measures against 47 persons, and amend and supplement the Annex with information regarding the rights of defence and the right to effective judicial protection.


SCRUTINY HISTORY

3. An Explanatory Memorandum on this subject was last submitted for Parliamentary Scrutiny on 16 January 2019. The item was cleared by the House of Lords EU Select Committee at the Chairman’s sift on 22 January 2019. The House of Commons European Scrutiny Committee cleared the documents as “not legally or politically important” on 23 January 2019 (ESC 40324 & 40325, 52nd Report, Session 2017-19).

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  1. 22 January 2020 Pincher - Chair - 148 KB - pdf
  2. 22 January 2020 Pincher - Kinnoull - 148 KB - pdf
  3. EM OTNYR - 216 KB - pdf

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