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The Export Control Order 2008

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 INTRODUCTORY

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 2A.Crown application

  3. PART 2 EXPORT AND TRANSFER CONTROLS

    1. 3.Military goods, etc.

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

    3. 4A.Movement of certain medicinal products to the United States of America

    4. 4B.Movement of Libyan bank notes and coins

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

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

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

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

    9. 9.Provisions supplementing the torture Regulation

    10. 9A.General prohibition

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

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

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

    14. 13.Exceptions for aircraft

    15. 14.Exceptions for vessels

    16. 14A.Exception for historic military vehicles

    17. 15.Exception for firearms – European firearms pass

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

    19. 17.Transit or transhipment exception

    20. 18.Software and technology exceptions

  4. PART 3 TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE CONTROLS

    1. 19.End-use control on technical assistance

  5. PART 4 TRADE CONTROLS

    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 LICENCES, ETC.

    1. 26.Licences

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

    3. 28.Registration with the Secretary of State

    4. 28A.Certificates (European military items)

    5. 29.Record keeping – general

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

    7. 31.Inspection of records

    8. 32.Amendment, suspension and revocation of licences

    9. 33.Licence refusals, etc. and appeals

    10. 33A.Certificates: refusals, etc. and appeals

  7. PART 6 OFFENCES, ENFORCEMENT AND PENALTIES

    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. 36A.Further offences relating to the prohibitions etc. in the torture Regulation

    5. 37. Misleading applications for licences or certificates

    6. 38.Failure to comply with licence conditions

    7. 39.Customs powers to require evidence of destination

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

    9. 41.Application of CEMA in respect of offences

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

  8. PART 7 GENERAL

    1. 43.Use and disclosure of information

    2. 44.Service of notices

    3. 45.Revocations and transitional arrangements

    4. 46.Review of the implementation of the defence-related products Directive

  9. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Goods Subject to Stricter Export and Trade Controls

      1. Definitions

      2. PART 1 Category A Goods

      3. PART 2 CATEGORY B GOODS

        1. 9.Small arms and light weapons within ML1 and ML2

        2. 10.Accessories and ammunition for small arms and light weapons within ML1 and ML2

        3. 10A.Non-military Firearms

        4. 11.Light weapons within ML4

        5. 12.Ammunition for light weapons within ML4

        6. 13.Hand grenades

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

        8. 15.Long-range missiles

        9. 16.Anti-vehicle landmines

        10. 17.Components for “goods” within this Part

        11. 18.Battle tanks and armoured combat vehicles within ML6

        12. 19.Large-calibre artillery systems within ML2 and ML4

        13. 20.Combat aircraft and attack helicopters within ML10

        14. 21.Warships within ML9

        15. 22.Other missiles and missile launchers

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      MILITARY GOODS, SOFTWARE AND TECHNOLOGY

      1. Military, Security and Para-military Goods, Software and Technology and Arms, Ammunition and Related Material

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      UK CONTROLLED DUAL-USE GOODS, SOFTWARE AND TECHNOLOGY

      1. Definitions

      2. Explosive-related goods and technology

      3. Materials, chemicals, micro-organisms and toxins

      4. Telecommunications and related technology

      5. Detection equipment

      6. Vessels and related software and technology

      7. Aircraft and related technology

      8. Firearms

      9. Submersible Vessels and related 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

      1. 1.In this Schedule— “business or academic collaborator”, in relation to...

      2. 2.The information security items specified in this Schedule are the...

      3. 3.The information specified in this Schedule is—

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      REVOCATIONS

  10. Explanatory Note

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