Financial Sanctions Notice: Iran (Nuclear)

October 18, 2023

Weapon Program: 

  • Nuclear

Related Library Documents: 

1. The Iran (Sanctions) (Nuclear) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 (S.I. 2019/461) were made under the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 (“the Sanctions Act”) and provide for the imposition of financial sanctions, including the freezing of funds and economic resources of persons who are or have been involved in the proliferation or development of nuclear weapons in, or for use in, Iran, or an activity that could lead to the development of nuclear weapons in, or for use in, Iran; or the development of a nuclear weapon delivery system, in or for use in, Iran.

2. On 18 October 2023 the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office updated the UK Sanctions List on GOV.UK. This list provides details of those designated under regulations made under the Sanctions Act. A link to the UK Sanctions List can be found below.

3. Following the publication of the UK Sanctions List, information on the Consolidated List has been updated.

Notice summary

4. 78 entries have been added to the Consolidated List and are subject to an asset freeze. These entries replace 78 entries regarding the same individuals and entities that have been removed from the Consolidated List following the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPoA) Transition Day. Further information can be found in the Annex to this Notice. A press release related to these changes can be found here: