Export Control Act 2002

1Export controls

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(1)The Secretary of State may by order make provision for or in connection with the imposition of export controls in relation to goods of any description.

(2)For this purpose “export controls”, in relation to any goods, means the prohibition or regulation of their exportation from the United Kingdom or their shipment as stores.

(3)Goods may be described in the order wholly or partly by reference to the uses to which the goods, or any information recorded on or derived from them, may be put.

(4)The power to impose export controls is subject to section 5.

(5)The Secretary of State may by order make provision in connection with any controls that may be imposed by a directly applicable Community provision on the exportation of goods.

(6)For the avoidance of doubt, export controls may be imposed in relation to the removal from the United Kingdom of vehicles, vessels and aircraft (as an exportation of goods), whether or not they are moving under their own power or carrying goods or passengers.