These Regulations amend the United Nations and European Union Financial Sanctions (Linking) Regulations 2017 (S.I. 2017/478) so that United Nations Security Council Resolution 2374 (2017) of 5th September 2017 and Council Regulation (EU) 2017/1770 of 28th September 2017 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Mali (OJ No. L 251, 29.09.2017, p.1) are linked for the purposes of section 155 of the Policing and Crime Act 2017 (c.3), which provides that where a person is designated under a UN financial sanctions Resolution, they will be treated for a temporary period as being designated under the corresponding EU financial sanctions Regulation.
Link: The United Nations and European Union Financial Sanctions (Linking) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2017
Source: Legislation .gov.uk