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The Export Control Order 2008

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART 2

    1. 3.Military goods, etc.

    2. 4.Movement of UK controlled dual-use goods, etc. to certain destinations

    3. 5.Movement of UK controlled dual-use goods, etc. within the customs territory

    4. 6.WMD purposes end-use control supplementing the dual-use Regulation

    5. 7.Control on transfers within the customs territory supplementing the dual-use Regulation

    6. 8.Transit controls supplementing the dual-use Regulation

    7. 9.Provisions supplementing the torture Regulation

    8. 10.Transfers within the United Kingdom for WMD purposes

    9. 11.Transfers from outside the customs territory for WMD purposes

    10. 12.Transfers by non-electronic means from the United Kingdom for WMD purposes

    11. 13.Exceptions for aircraft

    12. 14.Exceptions for vessels

    13. 15.Exception for firearms – European firearms pass

    14. 16.Exception for firearms – firearm or shot gun certificate or permit

    15. 17.Transit or transhipment exception

    16. 18.Software and technology exceptions

  4. PART 3

    1. 19.End-use control on technical assistance

  5. PART 4

    1. 20.Embargoed destinations

    2. 21.Category A goods

    3. 22.Category B goods

    4. 23.Category C goods

    5. 24.Exception for movement of goods within the customs territory

    6. 25.Exception for activities carried out in the Isle of Man

  6. PART 5 ETC.

    1. 26.Licences

    2. 27.Person authorised by UK licence to export goods

    3. 28.Registration with the Secretary of State

    4. 29.Record keeping – general

    5. 30.Registration and record keeping – information security items

    6. 31.Inspection of records

    7. 32.Amendment, suspension and revocation of licences

    8. 33.Licence refusals, etc. and appeals

  7. PART 6

    1. 34.Offences relating to prohibitions in Parts 2, 3 and 4

    2. 35.Offences relating to prohibitions and restrictions in the dual-use Regulation

    3. 36.Offences relating to prohibitions and restrictions in the torture Regulation

    4. 37.Misleading applications for licences

    5. 38.Failure to comply with licence conditions

    6. 39.Customs powers to require evidence of destination

    7. 40.Customs powers relating to dual-use goods

    8. 41.Application of CEMA in respect of offences

    9. 42.Increase of maximum penalty for prohibited exportation provided for in CEMA

  8. PART 7

    1. 43.Use and disclosure of information

    2. 44.Service of notices

    3. 45.Revocations and transitional arrangements

  9. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      GOODS SUBJECT TO STRICTER EXPORT AND TRADE CONTROLS

      1. PART 1 CATEGORY A GOODS

      2. PART 2 CATEGORY B GOODS

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      MILITARY GOODS, SOFTWARE AND TECHNOLOGY

      1. PART 1 MILITARY, SECURITY AND PARA-MILITARY GOODS, SOFTWARE AND TECHNOLOGY AND ARMS, AMMUNITION AND RELATED MATERIEL

      2. PART 2 EXPLOSIVE-RELATED GOODS AND TECHNOLOGY

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      UK CONTROLLED DUAL-USE GOODS, SOFTWARE AND TECHNOLOGY

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      COUNTRIES AND DESTINATIONS SUBJECT TO STRICTER EXPORT OR TRADE CONTROLS

      1. PART 1 EMBARGOED AND NO EXCEPTION FOR TRANSIT

      2. PART 2 EMBARGOED AND SUBJECT TO TRANSIT CONTROL FOR MILITARY GOODS

      3. PART 3 SUBJECT TO TRANSIT CONTROL FOR MILITARY GOODS

      4. PART 4 SUBJECT TO TRANSIT CONTROL FOR CATEGORY B GOODS

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      INFORMATION SECURITY ITEMS

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      REVOCATIONS

  10. Explanatory Note

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