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

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 …

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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