Statutory guidance

Venezuela sanctions: guidance

Guidance on the Venezuela (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019



This guidance assists people in implementing and complying with the Venezuela (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019. It covers the prohibitions and requirements imposed by the regulations. It also provides guidance on best practice for:

  • complying with the prohibitions and requirements
  • enforcing them
  • circumstances where they do not apply

This guidance should be read alongside more detailed sanctions guidance published by departments including the Department for Business and Trade (DBT), Home Office and HM Treasury, through the Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI).

Published 31 January 2019
Last updated 9 July 2024 + show all updates
  1. Amended to include guidance on the new director disqualification legislation.

  2. First published.