Restrictions on the import or procurement of services

This page summarises Australia's current restrictions on the import or procurement of services from the DPRK.

UNSC sanctions regime

1. Australian law prohibits the procurement from the DPRK, a person in the DPRK, or a national of the DPRK, of any of the following 'sanctioned services':

2. Australian law also prohibits the procurement of technical training, advice services or assistance from the DPRK, a person or entity in the DPRK, or a national of the DPRK, if the procurement relates to the provision, manufacture, maintenance or use of arms or related matériel.

Conditions for the grant of a sanctions permit

The Minister for Foreign Affairs cannot grant a sanctions permit authorising the procurement of a 'sanctioned service' or a service which relates to the provision, manufacture, maintenance or use of arms or related matériel.

Implementing legislation

Regulations 4, 8, 11 and 11E of the Charter of the United Nations (Sanctions — Democratic People's Republic of Korea) Regulations 2008

Last Updated: 16 May 2017