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UK Export Control Amendment Order creates new offences for export control violations

10/10/2019

The UK has published the Export Control (Sanctions) (Amendment) Order 2019 which amends existing subordinate legislation, and creates new offences for some export control violations.

The amendments include:

The addition of Eritrea to the Export Control Order 2008 to control the transit of Category B goods (small firearms and light weapons);

Updates to definitions and descriptions of controlled activities in the Export Control (Russia, Crimea and Sevastopol Sanctions) Order 2014 (SI 2014/3257);

Updates to definitions in the Export Control (Sudan, South Sudan and Central African Republic Sanctions) Regulations 2014 (SI 2014/3258)