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Georgia. 2006 ‘Georgian Law "On the Control on Export-Import of Armaments, Military Equipment and Goods of Dual-Purpose Use".’ National Report of Georgia on its Implementation of the United Nations Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA), p. 2. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Georgia to the United Nations. 19 May

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Georgian law "On the control on export-import of armaments, military equipment and goods of dual-purpose use", according to the international and Georgian national security interests and enforcement of regimes on non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, defines fundamentals and rules of control on armament military equipment, raw materials, tools, technologies, scientific-technical information and import and export of services connected to their production and use.

According to the law, control on export and import is the union of activities, the purpose of which is prevention, revelation and elimination by state bodies of violation of rules of production under export and import control, making export, import re-export and transit, stated by this law, other laws and normative acts.

The main principles for export and import control is:

a) Exercise of international obligations taken by Georgia on non-proliferation of weapons of mass destructions and other weapons;
b) Proliferation of political interests during the implementation of import and export control.
c) Inspection of final uses of the production under import and export control in frames of the regimes of non-proliferation.
d) Accessibility of legislation information on exports and import control.

Control is implemented according to the following rules: export (import) of production under export and import control is conducted according to the Georgian legislation as well as Georgian international treats and agreements on non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, other weapons and technologies for their development.

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