S.I. No. 726/2011 - European Union (Restrictive Measures) (Syria) (Amendment) Regulations 2011.

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S.I. No. 726/2011 - European Union (Restrictive Measures) (Syria) (Amendment) Regulations 2011.

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Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in
“Iris Oifigiúil” of 6th January, 2012.
I, RICHARD BRUTON, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 3 of the European Communities Act 1972 (No. 27 of 1972) and for the purpose of giving full effect to Council Regulation (EU) No. 442/2011 of 9 May 20111 , as amended by Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No. 504/2011 of 23 May 20112 , Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No. 611/2011 of 23 June 20113 , Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No. 755/2011 of 1 August 20114 , Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No. 843/2011 of 23 August 20115 and

Council Regulation (EU) No. 878/2011 of 2 September 20116 , hereby make the following regulations:
1. These Regulations may be cited as the European Union (Restrictive Measures) (Syria) (Amendment) Regulations 2011.
2. In these Regulations “Principal Regulations” means the European Communities (Restrictive Measures) (Syria) Regulations 2011 ( S.I. No. 314 of 2011 ).
3. Regulation 2 of the Principal Regulations is amended by substituting the following paragraph for paragraph (1):
“(1) In these Regulations ‘Council Regulation’ means Council Regulation (EU) No. 442/2011 of 9 May 20111, as amended by Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No. 504/2011 of 23 May 20112, Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No. 611/2011 of 23 June 20113, Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No. 755/2011 of 1 August 20114, Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No. 843/2011 of 23 August 20115 and Council Regulation (EU) No. 878/2011 of 2 September 20116.”.
4. The Principal Regulations are amended by inserting the following Regulation after Regulation 4:
“4A.Subject to Article 3b, a person who contravenes—
(a) Article 3a(a),
(b) Article 3a(b),
(c) Article 3a(c), or
(d) Article 3a(e), in so far as it relates to Article 3a(a), 3a(b) or 3a(c),
is guilty of an offence.”.
GIVEN under my Official Seal,
5 December 2011.
RICHARD BRUTON,
Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation.
EXPLANATORY NOTE
(This note is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation.)
The effect of these Regulations is to amend Statutory Instrument No. 314 of 2011, which provides for penalties for infringements of Council Regulation (EU) No. 442 of 9 May 2011 concerning certain restrictive measures in view of the situation in Syria.
1 OJ No. L 121, 10.5.2011, p. 1

2 OJ No. L 136, 24.5.2011, p. 45

3 OJ No. L 164, 24.6.2011, p. 1

4 OJ No. L 199, 2.8.2011, p. 33

5 OJ No. L 218, 24.8.2011, p. 1

6 OJ No. L 228, 3.9.2011, p. 1

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