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Charges filed for breach of UN Sanctions Against DPRK

Published: Wed 9 Aug 2017 01:52 PM
Charges filed for breach of UN Sanctions
The New Zealand Customs Service (Customs) today filed charges against Pacific Aerospace Limited for three breaches of the United Nations Sanctions (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea) Regulations 2006, and one charge under section 203(1)(b) of the Customs and Excise Act 1996.
The charges are in relation to the export of aircraft parts, and for making an erroneous declaration about parts exported inside the aircraft but not declared.
The maximum penalty for a breach of the Regulations is a maximum of 12 months imprisonment or a fine not exceeding $10,000 in the case of an individual or in the case of a company or other corporation, a fine not exceeding $100,000.
The maximum penalty if convicted of an offence under section 203(1)(b) of the Customs and Excise Act is a fine not exceeding $1,000 for an individual, or a fine not exceeding $5,000 for a body corporate.
As legal proceedings are underway, Customs can make no further comment.
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