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The Export Control Order 2008

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SCHEDULE 3UK CONTROLLED DUAL-USE GOODS, SOFTWARE AND TECHNOLOGY

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

Definitions
In this Schedule:

“development” means all stages prior to “production” (eg, design, design research, design analyses, design concepts, assembly and testing of prototypes, pilot production schemes, design data, process of transforming design data into “goods” or “software”, configuration design, integration design, layouts);

“energetic materials” means substances or mixtures that react chemically to release energy required for their intended application; “explosives”, “pyrotechnics” and “propellants” are sub-classes of energetic materials;

“explosives” means solid, liquid or gaseous substances or mixtures of substances which, in their application as primary, booster, or main charges in warheads, demolition and other applications, are required to detonate;

“lighter-than-air vehicles” means balloons and airships that rely on hot air or on lighter-than-air gases such as helium or hydrogen for their lift;

“previously separated” in relation to a controlled isotope in any form, means after the application of any process intended to increase the concentration of the controlled isotope;

“production” means all production stages (eg, product engineering, manufacture, integration, assembly (mounting), inspection, testing, quality assurance);

“propellants” means substances or mixtures that react chemically to produce large volumes of hot gases at controlled rates to perform mechanical work;

“pyrotechnic(s)” means mixtures of solid or liquid fuels and oxidisers which, when ignited, undergo an energetic chemical reaction at a controlled rate intended to produce specific time delays, or quantities of heat, noise, smoke, visible light or infrared radiation; pyrophorics are a subclass of pyrotechnics, which contain no oxidisers but ignite spontaneously on contact with air;

“required” as applied to “technology”, refers to only that portion of “technology” which is peculiarly responsible for achieving or exceeding the controlled performance levels, characteristics or functions. Such “required” “technology” may be shared by different “goods” and the intended use of “technology” is irrelevant to whether it is “required”;

“technology” means specific ‘information’ necessary for the “development”, “production” or “use” of “goods” or “software”;

Technical Note:
‘Information’ may take forms including, not limited to: blueprints, plans, diagrams, models, formulae, tables, ‘source code’, engineering designs and specifications, manuals and instructions written or recorded on other media or devices (eg, disk, tape, read-only memories);
‘source code’ (or source language) is a convenient expression of one or more processes which may be turned by a programming system into equipment executable form.

“use” means operation, installation (eg, on-site installation), maintenance, checking, repair, overhaul and refurbishing;

“vaccines” are medical products in a pharmaceutical formulation licensed by, or having marketing or clinical trial authorisation from, the regulatory authorities of either the country of manufacture or of use, which is intended to stimulate a protective immunological response in humans or animals in order to prevent disease in those to whom or to which it is administered.

Materials, chemicals, micro-organisms and toxins
PL9002The export of the following goods is prohibited to any destination:
“Energetic materials”, as follows, and mixtures containing one or more thereof:
a.Nitrocellulose (containing more than 12.5% nitrogen);
b.Nitroglycerol;
c.Pentaerythritol tetranitrate (PETN);
d.Picryl chloride;
e.Trinitrophenylmethylnitramine (tetryl);
f.2,4,6-Trinitrotoluene (TNT).
Note:PL9002 does not control single, double and triple base “propellants”.
PL9003The export of the following goods is prohibited to any destination:
“Vaccines” for protection against:
a.bacillus anthracis;
b.botulinum toxin.
PL9004The export of the following goods is prohibited to any destination:
“Previously separated” americium-241, -242m or -243 in any form.
Note:PL9004 does not control “goods” with an americium content of 10 grams or less.
Telecommunications and related technology
PL9005The export or “transfer by electronic means” of the following “goods”, “software” or “technology” is prohibited to any destination in Iran:
a.Tropospheric scatter communication equipment using analogue or digital modulation techniques and specially designed components therefor;
b.“Technology” for the “development”, “production” or “use” of “goods” specified in PL9005.a.
N.B.See article 18 of this Order for exceptions from the controls on technology.
Vessels and related software and technology
PL9008The export or “transfer by electronic means” of the following “goods”, “software” or “technology” is prohibited to any destination in Iran:
a.“Vessels”, inflatable craft and ‘submersible vehicles’, and related equipment and components, as follows, other than those specified in Part 1 of Schedule 2 to this Order or Annex I to “the dual-use Regulation”:
1.Marine “vessels” (surface or underwater), inflatable craft and ‘submersible vehicles’;
2.Equipment and components, designed for “vessels”, inflatable craft and ‘submersible vehicles’, as follows:
a.Hull and keel structures and components;
b.Propulsive engines designed or modified for marine use and specially designed components therefor;
c.Marine radar, sonar and speed log equipment, and specially designed components therefor;
b.“Software” designed for the “development”, “production” or “use” of “goods” specified in PL9008.a..
c.“Technology” for the “development”, “production”, or “use” of “goods” or “software” specified in PL9008.a. or PL9008.b.
N.B.See article 18 of this Order for exceptions from the controls on technology.

Technical note:

‘Submersible vehicles’ include manned, unmanned, tethered or untethered vehicles.

Aircraft and related technology
PL9009The export or “transfer by electronic means” of the following “goods” or “technology” is prohibited to any destination in Iran:
a.“Aircraft”, “lighter-than-air vehicles” and steerable parachutes, and related equipment and components, as follows, other than those specified in Part 1 of Schedule 2 to this Order or Annex I to “the dual-use Regulation”:
1.“Aircraft”, “lighter-than-air vehicles” and steerable parachutes;
2.Equipment and components, designed for “aircraft” and “lighter-than-air vehicles”, as follows:
a.Airframe structures and components;
b.Aero-engines and specially designed components therefor;
c.Avionics and navigation equipment and specially designed components therefor;
d.Landing gear and specially designed components therefor, and aircraft tyres;
e.Propellers and rotors;
f.Transmissions and gearboxes, and specially designed components therefor;
g.Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) recovery systems;
b.Not used;
c.Technology for the “development”, “production” or “use” of “goods” specified in PL9009.a.
N.B.See article 18 of this Order for exceptions from the controls on technology.
Note: PL9009.c. does not control technical data, drawings or documentation for maintenance activities directly associated with calibration, removal or replacement of damaged or unserviceable “goods” that are necessary for the continuing airworthiness and safe operation of civil “aircraft”

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