On 7 May 2015, pursuant to Council Regulation (EU) 2015/734, which amends Council Regulation (EU) 224/2014, and Council Decision (CFSP) 2015/739, which amends Council Decision (2013/798/CFSP), the EU modified its sanctions regime concerning the Central African Republic. The new legislation amended (i) the examples contained in the listing criteria for persons and entities on which restrictive measures can be imposed and (ii) some derogations from existing restrictive measures.