Open general export licence (X)
Licence allowing the export of specific goods that have relaxed controls.
This open general export licence (OGEL) allows, subject to certain conditions, the export of specific goods from the UK, or any other EU member state, where the exporter is established in the UK. This OGEL is not often used any more. It was introduced to allow the UK to relax export controls over certain goods. International agreements now cover this change.
All previous licences are revoked.
This licence is subject to reporting requirements under the transparency initiative.
Published: 14 June 2012
Updated: 14 January 2016
- Licence republished to incorporate changes to the Consolidated list of strategic military and dual-use items that require export authorisation.
- Amended to reflect updates to the EU Dual-Use List (Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) No 1382/2014).
- Updated text in 'Conditions and requirements' to reflect new reporting process in connection with the transparency initiative.
- Updated OGEL which came into force 1 July 2013
- First published.