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Document 02010D0573-20211030

Consolidated text: Council Decision 2010/573/CFSP of 27 September 2010 concerning restrictive measures against the leadership of the Transnistrian region of the Republic of Moldova

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COUNCIL DECISION 2010/573/CFSP

of 27 September 2010

concerning restrictive measures against the leadership of the Transnistrian region of the Republic of Moldova

(OJ L 253 28.9.2010, p. 54)

Amended by:

 

 

Official Journal

  No

page

date

 M1

COUNCIL DECISION 2011/171/CFSP of 21 March 2011

  L 76

62

22.3.2011

 M2

COUNCIL DECISION 2011/641/CFSP of 29 September 2011

  L 254

18

30.9.2011

 M3

COUNCIL DECISION 2012/170/CFSP of 23 March 2012

  L 87

92

24.3.2012

►M4

COUNCIL DECISION 2012/527/CFSP of 27 September 2012

  L 263

44

28.9.2012

 M5

COUNCIL DECISION 2013/477/CFSP of 27 September 2013

  L 257

18

28.9.2013

 M6

COUNCIL DECISION 2014/381/CFSP of 23 June 2014

  L 183

56

24.6.2014

 M7

COUNCIL DECISION 2014/751/CFSP of 30 October 2014

  L 311

54

31.10.2014

 M8

COUNCIL DECISION (CFSP) 2015/1925 of 26 October 2015

  L 281

12

27.10.2015

 M9

COUNCIL DECISION (CFSP) 2016/1908 of 28 October 2016

  L 295

78

29.10.2016

 M10

COUNCIL DECISION (CFSP) 2017/1935 of 23 October 2017

  L 273

11

24.10.2017

 M11

COUNCIL DECISION (CFSP) 2018/1610 of 25 October 2018

  L 268

46

26.10.2018

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COUNCIL DECISION (CFSP) 2019/1789 of 24 October 2019

  L 272

150

25.10.2019

 M13

COUNCIL DECISION (CFSP) 2020/1586 of 29 October 2020

  L 362

29

30.10.2020

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COUNCIL DECISION (CFSP) 2021/1893 of 28 October 2021

  L 384

108

29.10.2021




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COUNCIL DECISION 2010/573/CFSP

of 27 September 2010

concerning restrictive measures against the leadership of the Transnistrian region of the Republic of Moldova



Article 1

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1.  
Member States shall take the necessary measures to prevent the entry into, or transit through, their territories of the persons who are responsible for the design and implementation of the campaign of intimidation and closure against Latin-script Moldovan schools in the Transnistrian region of the Republic of Moldova, as listed in the Annex.

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2.  
Paragraph 1 will not oblige a Member State to refuse its own nationals entry into its territory.
3.  

Paragraph 1 shall be without prejudice to the cases where a Member State is bound by an obligation of international law, namely:

(i) 

as a host country of an international intergovernmental organisation;

(ii) 

as a host country to an international conference convened by, or under the auspices of, the United Nations;

(iii) 

under a multilateral agreement conferring privileges and immunities;

or

(iv) 

under the 1929 Treaty of Conciliation (Lateran pact) concluded by the Holy See (State of the Vatican City) and Italy.

4.  
Paragraph 3 shall be considered as applying also in cases where a Member State is host country of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE).
5.  
The Council shall be duly informed in all cases where a Member State grants an exemption pursuant to paragraphs 3 or 4.
6.  
Member States may grant exemptions from the measures imposed in paragraph 1 where travel is justified on the grounds of urgent humanitarian need, or on grounds of attending intergovernmental meetings, including those promoted by the European Union, or hosted by a Member State holding the Chairmanship in office of the OSCE, where a political dialogue is conducted that directly promotes democracy, human rights and the rule of law in the Republic of Moldova.
7.  
A Member State wishing to grant exemptions referred to in paragraph 6 shall notify the Council in writing. The exemption shall be deemed to be granted unless one or more of the Council Members raises an objection in writing within two working days of receiving notification of the proposed exemption. In the event that one or more of the Council members raises an objection, the Council, acting by a qualified majority, may decide to grant the proposed exemption.

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8.  
In cases where pursuant to paragraphs 3, 4, 6 and 7, a Member State authorises the entry into, or transit through, its territory of persons listed in the Annex, the authorisation shall be limited to the purpose for which it is given and to the persons concerned thereby.

Article 2

The Council, acting upon a proposal by a Member State or the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, shall adopt modifications to the list contained in the Annex as required by relevant developments in the Republic of Moldova.

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Article 2a

1.  

The Council and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy (the ‘High Representative’) may process personal data in order to carry out their tasks under this Decision, in particular:

(a) 

as regards the Council, for preparing and making amendments to the Annex;

(b) 

as regards the High Representative, for preparing amendments to the Annex.

2.  
The Council and the High Representative may process, where applicable, relevant data relating to criminal offences committed by listed natural persons, to criminal convictions of such persons or to security measures concerning such persons, only to the extent that such processing is necessary for the preparation of the Annex.
3.  
For the purposes of this Decision, the Council and the High Representative are designated as ‘controllers’ within the meaning of point (8) of Article 3 of Regulation (EU) 2018/1725 of the European Parliament and of the Council ( 1 ), in order to ensure that the natural persons concerned can exercise their rights under Regulation (EU) 2018/1725.

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Article 3

Council Decision 2010/105/CFSP is hereby repealed.

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Article 4

1.  
This Decision shall enter into force on the date of its adoption.

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2.  
This Decision shall apply until 31 October 2022. It shall be kept under constant review. It shall be renewed or amended, as appropriate, if the Council deems that its objectives have not been met.

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ANNEX

Persons referred to in Article 1(1)



( 1 ) Regulation (EU) 2018/1725 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 October 2018 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data by the Union institutions, bodies, offices and agencies and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Regulation (EC) No 45/2001 and Decision No 1247/2002/EC (OJ L 295, 21.11.2018, p. 39).

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