Regina v F and M – WLR Daily

Posted November 5th, 2010 in delay, Iraq, law reports, orders in council, sanctions, United Nations by sally

Regina v F and M [2010] EWCA Crim 2437; [2010] WLR (D) 276

“An Order in Council, made pursuant to s 1 of the United Nations Act 1946 to give effect to a United Nations Security Council Resolution, could include the creation of a serious criminal offence for a breach of the Order, even though there was a substantial delay between the adoption of the Resolution and the creation of the offence.”

WLR Daily, 3rd November 2010


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UK court action over Congolese ‘illegal minerals’ – BBC News

Posted July 27th, 2010 in judicial review, miners, news, sanctions by sally

“Legal action has been launched against the UK for allegedly failing to refer firms trading in ‘conflict minerals’ from DR Congo for UN sanctions.”

Full story

BBC News, 26th July 2010


Man jailed for Sudan vehicle deal – BBC News

Posted November 5th, 2009 in news, sanctions, sentencing, Sudan, weapons by sally

“A millionaire businessman who illegally sold former military personnel carriers to Sudan has been jailed.”

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BBC News, 4th November 2009