§ Mr. Peter Rees
asked the Attorney-General (1) how many prosecutions there have been so far for breaches of the Rhodesia sanctions order; how many convictions there have been; and what penalties have been imposed;
(2) how many prosecutions axe pending for breaches of the Rhodesia sanctions order.
§ The Attorney-General
There have been 10 prosecutions for breaches of the Southern Rhodesia (United Nations Sanctions) (No. 2) Order 1968, of which nine have been successful. One prosecution is pending. There have also been 24 prosecutions for breaches of other legislation relating to Rhodesian sanctions, of which 21 have been successful. Three cases are pending.
In cases where there have been convictions, fines ranging between £10 and £50,000 have been imposed. In some cases, where imports to the United Kingdom have been concerned, goods have been confiscated.