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HMRC internal manual

Strategic Goods and Services - BIS Export Licensing and Sanctions - General

Background to Control: Goods and Technology Covered: Notes

  • Unless otherwise specified, “goods” in the Export Control Order, and “items” in the EC Dual-Use Items and Technology Regulation means both used and unused goods/items.
  • Receptacles into which articles are fitted require export licences if the articles themselves are licensable.

Effective control of strategic exports is only maintained through close teamwork involving these Departments and others principally the Ministry of Defence (MOD), The Department for Business, Innovation & Skill (BIS) and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO).