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A new national control covering the export of submersible vessels and related equipment, software and technology to Russia comes into force on 14 August 2019. A link to the list of items subject to the new control can be found below.
This additional control is a consequence of Russia developing certain capabilities - including the ability to track, access and disrupt undersea communication cables. These activities represent a risk to our national security and the new control is intended to mitigate this risk.
The control only applies to exports to Russia. Export licence applications for items subject to the new control will be assessed on a case-by-case basis against the consolidated EU and national arms export licensing criteria.
The new control has been implemented by an amendment to the Export Control Order 2008. The Export Control (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2019 (SI 2019/1159) introduces a new control entry, PL9012, into Schedule 3 of the Export Control Order 2008.
The text of new control will be added to the consolidated list of strategic military and dual use items that require export authorisation on GOV.UK.
Export Control Joint Unit
3 Whitehall Place
Telephone 020 7215 4594
Contact for general queries about strategic export licensing.
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.
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