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Ireland. 2014 ‘Brokering.’ National Report of Ireland 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); Section 4, p. 6. New York NY: Permanent Mission of Ireland to the United Nations. 1 January

Relevant contents

Section 4: Brokering

Laws, regulations and administrative procedures

8.8. What penalties or sanctions does your country impose for illegal brokering activities?

The same penalties as set out in the Control of Exports Act 2008. The 2008 Act provides for penalties on summary conviction of a fine not exceeding €5,000 or imprisonment for a term of six months or to both, and on conviction on indictment for a fine of up to €10,000,000 or three times the value of the goods or technology concerned, or imprisonment for a term of up to five years, or to both such a fine and imprisonment.

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