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European Union Member States have produced some draft guidance on the meaning of ‘specially designed for military use’, an expression widely used in export control legislation. The guidance is intended to help Member State competent authorities and the European defence industry establish whether a particular item is specially designed for military use. Once finalised, the guidance should help to achieve a common interpretation of this term across the Union.
The Commission has invited comments from European industry on this draft guidance via this online survey:
0.1 Action for exporters
The Export Control Joint Unit (ECJU) believes that this issue is important to UK exporters. Please respond to the survey so that your views can be taken into account. This survey is open for 3 months from 1 March 2018.
0.2 ECJU Contact details
Export Control Joint Unit
3 Whitehall Place
Telephone 020 7215 4594
Contact for general queries about strategic export licensing.
You can find:
- Notices to Exporters from September 2012 to July 2016 at the National Archives
- Notices to Exporters prior to September 2012 at the National Archives
This notice is for information only and has no force in law. If the information here applies to your business, we recommend you take appropriate action; including seeking legal advice if necessary.