22 Sep 2021
DiamondWorld Directory
Home |
News
Home
Roughs from Cote d'Ivoire are prohibited into H.K.
The regulation comes into effect from 30 April’10 until 31 October'10
By: Diamond World News Service
|
May 6 2010 6:26PM
|
Reference: 4925  

DecreaseIncrease

The Diamond Federation of Hong Kong, China Ltd. (DFHK) has released a notice stating its stance of prohibiting import of roughs from Cote d'Ivoire, following a circular published by the Hong Kong government, reports say. As published in reports, the notice reads that on 30 April 2010 the government published the United Nations Sanctions (Côte d’Ivoire) Regulation 2010 (L.N. 46 of 2010). This regulation, made under section 3 of the United Nations Sanctions Ordinance (Cap. 537), is to implement sanctions against Côte d’Ivoire imposed by the United Nations Security Council under resolution 1893.

The regulation mentions a prohibition against importation of rough diamonds from Côte d’Ivoire; prohibition against the supply, sale, transfer or carriage of arms or related materiel to Côte d’Ivoire; prohibition against the provision of advice, assistance or training related to military activities to certain persons; prohibition against making available to certain persons or entities funds or other financial assets or economic resources, or dealing with funds or other financial assets or economic resources of certain persons or entities; and prohibition against entry into or transit through the HKSAR by certain persons.

This regulation shall expire at midnight on 31 October 2010. Those who fail to comply with the regulation in Hong Kong will be subject to penalties and some can face imprisonment for seven years and/or a fine, reports add. The U.N. Security Council has upheld long-running diamond sanctions on Cote d'Ivoire through October, at which time the world body will again review the diamond embargo.

Follow DiamondWorld on Instagram: @diamondworldnet
Follow DiamondWorld on Twitter: @diamondworldnet
Follow DiamondWorld on Facebook: @diamondworldnet
Have Your Say
* Your view
* Name:
* Email:
* Town/city:
* Country/State:
*  Company:
 
*  Name:
 
*  Mobile:
 
*  Email:
 
 
Subscribe for DiamondWorld weekly Newsletter
 
Search News by City
Advertisement
Kosher 23460
Advertisement
Kosher 23460
Recent Issue
2021
AVAILABLE NOW...!
Advertisement
Kosher 23460
News in Pictures
Videos
Young Diamantaires
Pictures: 16
Stunning Jewellery from Cannes 2019
Pictures: 24
Sparkly Jewels at Oscars 2019
Pictures: 19
Golden Globes 2018
Pictures: 15
Spotted: Who Wore What (December 2018)
Pictures: 4
India Diamond Week
Pictures: 8
Spotted: Who Wore What (October 2018)
Pictures: 7
Spotted: Who Wore What (September 2018)
Pictures: 6
70th Emmy Awards
Pictures: 11
35th India International Jewellery Show 2018
Pictures: 46
JJS - IJ Jewellers Choice Design Awards 2015 powered by GIA
Views: 29895
Diamond World Expert Hour with Evgeny Agureev, Deputy CEO, ALROSA
Views: 6225
GJEPC Chairman Interview
Views: 26203
IJ Jewellers Choice Design Awards 2012 - Part 1
Views: 35858
Promo for IJ Awards 2012 at NDTV Profit
Views: 49760
IJ Jewellers Choice Design Awards 2012- Part 2
Views: 63007
Couture India 2016 - A Business Boutique Show by IJ Magazine
Views: 20198
Savjibhai Dholakiya, Surat Businessman (Diamond Merchant) speaks in Vibrant 2015
Views: 47768
IJ Jewellers Choice Design Awards 2013 - NDTV Video
Views: 46871
Advertisement
GIA 2021
Advertisement
DW Whatsapp Sub sq
Member of:
Supporter of: