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The Export Control Order 2008

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Articles 2, 24

SCHEDULE 1GOODS SUBJECT TO STRICTER EXPORT AND TRADE CONTROLS

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Note: In this Schedule, defined terms are printed in quotation marks.

Definitions

In this Schedule:

“cluster munitions” means conventional munitions designed to disperse or release “explosive submunitions”;

“explosive bomblets” means conventional munitions, weighing less than 20 kilograms each, which are not self propelled and which, in order to perform their task, are specially designed to be dispersed or released by a dispenser affixed to an aircraft, and are designed to function by detonating an explosive charge prior to, on or after impact;

“explosive submunitions” means conventional munitions, weighing less than 20 kilograms each, which in order to perform their task are dispersed or released by another conventional munition and are designed to function by detonating an explosive charge prior to, on or after impact;

“ordinary handcuffs” means handcuffs which have an overall dimension including chain, measured from the outer edge of one cuff to the outer edge of the other cuff, between 150 and 240mm when locked and have not been modified to cause physical pain or suffering;

“production” has the same meaning as in Schedule 2;

“a self-deactivating feature” is one which automatically renders a munition inoperable by means of the irreversible exhaustion of a component (eg, a battery) that is essential to the operation of the munition;

“a self-destruction mechanism” is an incorporated, automatically-functioning mechanism which is in addition to the primary initiating mechanism of a munition and which secures the destruction of the munition into which it is incorporated.

PART 1CATEGORY A GOODS

Certain Security and Para-Military Police Equipment

1.  Goods designed for the execution of human beings, as follows—

(a)Gallows and guillotines;

(b)Electric chairs;

(c)Air-tight vaults made of eg, steel and glass, designed for the purpose of execution of human beings by the administration of lethal gas or substance;

(d)Automatic drug injection systems designed for the purpose of execution of human beings by the administration of a lethal chemical substance.

2.  Restraints specially designed for restraining human beings, as follows—

(a)Leg-irons, gangchains, shackles and individual cuffs or shackle bracelets except those that are “ordinary handcuffs”;

(b)Restraint chairs unless designed for disabled persons;

(c)Shackle boards;

(d)Thumb-cuffs and thumb-screws, including serrated thumb-cuffs;

(e)Electric shock belts.

3.  Portable devices designed or modified for the purpose of riot control or self-protection by the administration of an electric shock (eg, electric-shock batons, electric-shock shields, stun-guns and electric-shock dart-guns).

4.  Components specially designed or modified for the devices in paragraph 3.

5.  Hand-held, spiked batons.

Cluster munitions, explosive submunitions and explosive bomblets

6.  Cluster munitions” other than those munitions described at paragraph 10.

7.  “Explosive submunitions” other than those submunitions described at paragraph 10.

8.  “Explosive bomblets”.

9.  Components specially designed for “cluster munitions”, “explosive submunitions” or “explosive bomblets”.

10.  Paragraphs 6 and 7 do not include the following conventional munitions:

(a)a munition or submunition designed to dispense flares, smoke, pyrotechnics or chaff; or a munition designed exclusively for an air defence role;

(b)a munition or submunition designed to produce electrical or electronic effects;

(c)a munition that has all of the following characteristics:

(i)each munition contains fewer than ten “explosive submunitions”;

(ii)each “explosive submunition” weighs more than four kilograms;

(iii)each “explosive submunition” is designed to detect and engage a single target object;

(iv)each “explosive submunition” is equipped with an electronic “self-destruction mechanism”;

(v)each “explosive submunition” is equipped with an electronic “self-deactivating feature”.

PART 2CATEGORY B GOODS

Small arms and light weapons within ML1 and ML2

11.  “Goods” specified in entry ML1.a., ML1.b., ML1.c. or ML2 in Schedule 2 that are designed to be carried, operated and fired by an individual or by three or fewer individuals acting together, other than—

(a)“goods” specified in entry ML2.b. in that Schedule; and

(b)mortars with a calibre of 100mm or more.

Accessories and ammunition for small arms and light weapons within ML1 and ML2

12.  The following “goods”—

(a)accessories specified in entry ML1.d. that are capable of being used in connection with weapons falling within paragraph 11; and

(b)ammunition that is capable of being fired or launched by weapons falling within paragraph 11.

Light weapons within ML4

13.  Equipment specified in entry ML4.b. in Schedule 2 that is—

(a)specially designed for firing or launching rockets, grenades, missiles or other explosive devices; and

(b)designed to be carried, operated and fired by an individual or by three or fewer individuals acting together.

Ammunition for light weapons within ML4

14.  Rockets, grenades, missiles and other explosive devices that are—

(a)specified in entry ML4 in Schedule 2; and

(b)capable of being fired or launched from equipment falling within paragraph 13.

Hand grenades

15.  Grenades specified in entry ML4 in Schedule 2 that are designed to be thrown.

MANPADS, missiles for them, associated equipment and their specially designed components

16.  To the extent they do not fall within paragraph 13 or 14, the following “goods”—

(a)man-portable air defence systems (MANPADS), as follows:

(i)surface-to-air missile systems designed to be man-portable and operated and fired by a single individual;

(ii)surface-to-air missile systems designed to be operated and fired by more than one individual acting as a crew and portable by several individuals;

(b)missiles for MANPADS;

(c)“production” equipment specially designed for MANPADS;

(d)field test equipment specially designed for MANPADS;

(e)specialised training equipment and simulators for MANPADS.

Long-range missiles

17.  Missiles capable of a range of 300km or more that fall within Schedule 2.

Components for “goods” within this Part

18.  Components specially designed for “goods” falling within any of paragraphs 11 to 17.

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