The Export Control (Amendment) Order 2019

Document Number:2019 No. 989
Coming into force:Coming into force on the 30/06/2019
 
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Statutory Instruments

Customs

Made

4 th June 2019

Laid before Parliament

6 th June 2019

Coming into force

30 th June 2019

The Secretary of State is a Minister designated for the purposes of section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972(1) in relation to measures relating to trade in certain goods, including technical assistance, which could be used for capital punishment, torture or other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment(2).

It appears to the Secretary of State that it is expedient for references in this Order to Regulation (EU) 2019/125 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 th January 2019(3) , or to any provision of that regulation, to be construed as references to that instrument or to any such provision as amended from time to time.

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 2(2) of, and paragraph 1 A of Schedule 2 to the European Communities Act 1972(4) and sections 1 , 2 , 5 and 7 of the Export Control Act 2002(5) , makes the following Order:

Citation and Commencement

  1. This Order may be cited as the Export Control (Amendment) Order 2019 and comes into force on 30 th June 2019.

    Amendments to the Export Control Order 2008

  2. —(1) The Export Control Order 2008(6) is amended as follows.

    (2) In Article 2(1) (interpretation) , for the definition of “the torture Regulation”, substitute—

    “the torture Regulation” means Regulation (EU) 2019/125 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 th January 2019 as amended from time to time;”

    (3) In Article 36 (offences relating to prohibitions and restrictions in the torture Regulation) , in paragraph (7) , for “Article 8(8)” (types of authorisation and issuing authorities) , substitute “Article 20(8)”.

    (4) In Article 36 A (further offences relating to the prohibitions etc. in the torture Regulation)—

    (a) for the reference to “Article 4 a(1)” (prohibition of transit of goods listed in Annex 2) in each place it occurs, substitute “Article 5(1)”;

    (b) for the reference to “Article 4 b” (prohibition of brokering services) in each place it occurs, substitute “Article 6”;

    (c) for the reference to “Article 4 c” (prohibition of training) in each place it occurs, substitute “Article 7”;

    (d) for the reference to “Article 4 d” (trade fairs) in each place it occurs, substitute “Article 8”;

    (e) for the reference to “Article 4 e” (advertising) in each place it occurs, substitute “Article 9”;

    (f) for the reference to “Article 6 a” (prohibition...

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