Statutory guidance

Global Human Rights sanctions: guidance

Guidance on the Global Human Rights Sanctions Regulations 2020



This guidance assists people in implementing and complying with the Global Human Rights Sanctions Regulations 2020. 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 Home Office and HM Treasury, through the Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI).

Published 6 July 2020
Last updated 9 July 2024 + show all updates
  1. Amended to include guidance on director disqualification legislation.

  2. First published.