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Export Control Act 2002


61.Following a 12 week public consultation in the autumn of  2002 on draft versions of the secondary legislation which will give effect to the new controls under the Act, it is expected that the Export Control Act and the planned new controls under it will enter into force in the second half of 2003.      The Export Control Act, when it comes into force, will replace entirely the export control provisions of the Import, Export and Customs Powers (Defence) Act 1939.

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